Hadise returns with ‘Geliyorum Yanına’

Hadise is back with a summer banger! The song is called Geliyorum Yanına (I’m coming to you). It is a real upbeat and feelgood track with a pulsating beat and production. Geliyorum Yanına is composed by Gülşen. It was in 2009 that Hadise represented Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest with Dum Tek Tek. You can see […]

Ajda Pekkan releases new single ‘Canın Sağ Olsun’

Ajda Pekkan has released a brand new single entitled Canın Sağ Olsun (No problem). It is an upbeat song with a strong rhythm and beat. Canın Sağ Olsun is composed by Sinan Akçıl. Ajda Pekkan represented Turkey at the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest with Petr’oil. You can see the music video for Canın Sağ Olsun below. The track […]

Check out ‘Yolla’ the new single by Tarkan

Many Eurovision fans dream that Tarkan will take to the Eurovision stage one year. The Turkish singer has many fans around the world and has had many top hits. Tarkan has just released his brand new single entitled Yolla. It is an upbeat pop/ethnic song with a strong beat and production. The lyrics are by […]

TURKEY AT EUROVISION – THE SOUTH AFRICAN CD COLLECTION

1996 – BESINCI MEVSIM – SEBNEM PAKER = 1 CD 1997 – DINLE – SEBNEM PAKER & GROUP ETHNIC = 1 CD 1998 – UNUTAMAZSIN – TUZMEN = 1 CD 1999 – DON ARTIK – TUGBA ONAL & GRUP MISTIK = 1 CD 2000 – YORGUNUM ANLA – PINAR & THE S O S = […]

LETTER TO TURKEY – MICHELLE STIGWOOD (Australia)

To the Head of TV Entertainment – Turkey Surely no other country gives Eurovision more credibility in its goal of bringing people together than Turkey – a country that has spent its entire existence as a bridge for bringing people together. Turkey is often seen as the link between East and West and Europe and […]

LETTER TO TURKEY – EMILY SMITH (Australia)

An open letter to TRT   To Whom It May Concern, I am writing to you about Turkey’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest, imploring you to reconsider your decision to not attend in 2016. As a great fan of Eurovision, and of Turkish entries in particular, it deeply saddens me that you have withdrawn […]

LAST CHANCE TO EARN POINTS FOR 2016 TICKET LIST

The points table will close on 31 October 2015. There is one more chance for points but this is exclusively just for people who became members for 2016. We know some of you joined late and did not have all the chances for points like the older members (especially good luck messages). So here is your […]

Listen to ‘Escalate’ – the summer hit by ONdray feat. Stella Rhymes

A big summer song coming out of Czech Republic and Slovakia and central Europe right now is Escalate by ONdray feat. Stella Rhymes. The executive producer is Stano Šimor, who is a producer and writer based in Czech Republic and Belgium, and has worked with Eurovision acts such as Hadise (Turkey 2009) and Tereza Kerndlová (Czech Republic 2008) and […]

EUROVISION 60th CELEBRATION – SONG 40 of 60

We are now two-thirds of the way and next up is TURKEY. Only one song by them have ever been covered in South Africa. It is their 2009 song DUK TEK TEK sung by HADISE. The Afrikaans cover is by ANDRIETTE NORMAN.

TURKISH VERSIONS OF POPULAR EUROVISION SONGS

I just had to put this on the website. It is from Ahmet Koncak and it lists several popular Eurovision songs in Turkish. This is 100% the kind of item we love to place on ESCCovers ENG): “Turkish Version of Popular Eurovision Songs” http://www.escapenews.org/turkish-version-of-popular-eurovision-songs/#more-3232 Turkish Version of Popular Eurovision Songs www.escapenews.org Turkey has participated Eurovision […]