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The dream scholarship is a unique opportunity for cultural practitioners who dare to dream big

EIDSVOLL: She has been a smash hit with the band KEIINO and established herself as one of the country’s most popular artists. Alexandra Rotan herself has no doubt that the ability to dream big has been important to her now living solely on music. Therefore, the chairman of the jury for the Dream Scholarship 2023 hopes that young artists and cultural practitioners will make the trip to the application portal by Tuesday 15 November at 12.00 and give themselves the chance to become one of 50 scholarship winners in 2023.

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Song review: “Alt for Norge” – finally in a new version

Football songs that are made solely to be there, tend to be a bit small, full of bragging and nationalistically charged words.

For someone who for 28 years has had a strained relationship with the football song “Alt for Norge”, first and foremost due to Jørn Lande’s affected and pompous “heavy ballad vocals” full of emotion, it is liberating to hear the new version with Alexandra Rotan, from Keiino, as a vocalist.

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All three infected – we are worried

Recently, the Omikron variant of the coronavirus has led to an explosive increase in the number of cases of infection. It is also noticeable in the celebrity world – almost every week a number of newly infected celebrities appear.

Now it is the band KEiiNO that is experiencing problems related to the corona. On Instagram, it appears that all three – Tom Hugo (42), Fred Buljo (34) and Alexandra Rotan (25) are infected.

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Creates hit factory for Asia – earns annual salary on one song

The songwriters of Robbie Williams, Lionel Richie and Jay Z take over Kristiansand this weekend. 20 star producers will hopefully create “monster hits” for artists in Asia. Around 20 songwriters, producers, artists and managers from all over the world are gathered at the songwriting camp, “Hooklab”, on Odderøya in Kristiansand. Pop music is primarily intended to trigger artists in South Korea.

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New style for Alexandra

“New year – new me!”, Rotan declares on his Instagram story.

– I took a chance and dyed my hair dark. Would go into the new year with a new look, says the artist to VG.

– I like it very much! Still a little unfamiliar with looking at myself in the mirror, but I like it. I have always loved dyeing my hair and trying new things. Gets bored quickly, she elaborates.

– I hereby change the expression to «brunettes have more fun»!

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