Showing posts from 2015

Charity concert at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre

Just before Christmas we were proud to be invited to take part in a charity gala concert "Under samma himmel" at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre to collect money to refugees. Together with the blind fluitist Wu Jing we performed our song Stilla ro. A great orchestra was backing up and we also had Elin (Linda's daughter) as a backing vocalist. Thanks to Isabelle Andö for arranging this amazing concert!      

Eurovision Club Germany - Eurovision gig

We had the pleasure of being invited to take part as artists by Eurovision Club Germany at Clubtreffen in Cologne, Germany where we performed at GLORIA THEATER with two shows of mixed Eurovision songs. We had a blast and the audience were also up on stage with us doing some moves. Thanks for having us, we would love going back some day.  

Disney show with Rising Star

We started vocal coaching with children in Lilla Albyskolan in Sundbyberg this year and did our first show with girls and boys aged 7-10 in the food court of the school! So many people came to watch and brought their own fika and the choir did a great job performing Disney hits with moves, singing in microphones and showing their best on stage! Watch the show here:     Rehearsals for the show.

2 songs in Junior Eurovision 2015

So happy to have 2 songs in Junior Eurovision selections this year, in Russia and Ireland where we came to the final in Russia with an awesome performance.  Екатерина Манешина - Я выбираю свет (We will shine) - Junior Eurovision Russia 2015 We will shine - Ya vibirayu svet - Я выбираю свет is a finalist in the national selection to Junior Eurovision in Russia with the artist Katya Maneshina. Music, English lyrics, production, mix, backing vocals: Ylva & Linda Persson Guitars: Patric Skog Síocháin - Ruby - Junior Eurovision Ireland 2015   Semi finalist in Junior Eurovision Ireland. Composers, backing vocals: Ylva & Linda Persson Production: Kristinn Sturluson Violins: Björn Malmqvist

Bronze in Baltic song contest

After two songs in Eurovision Belarus and a few attempts we finally got the chance to take part in the Baltic Song Contest in Karlshamn, Sweden and to meet Janet in our own country! We received the bronze and prize money in the contest with You will be here and the Russian song Davaice sambraremska razam. We were met with great hospitality at the yearly Summer festival held in the south of Sweden in a beautiful venue in the Town house. The contest was also broadcasted on TV by the arrangers. After the show Janet also visited us in Stockholm for some sightseeing. A professional live orchestra were playing our songs on stage. Watch live here:  Great audience and Summer vibe on stage! Watch us winning the bronze prize here: It was a big challenge for us to do the backing vocals in Russian for Janet's song Davaice sambraremska razam. But we love to sing in different languages and this time we had no option as the arrangers had the decision of picking songs and