Crazy comeback: now stefan raab is making his own esc

Crazy comeback: now stefan raab is making his own esc

As a replacement for the canceled eurovision song contest (ESC) 2020, stefan raab and the television station prosieben are planning a "new, free european song contest". It is to be held on 16. May 2020 in poland under all "current legal requirements and (…) requirements of the health authorities" and "free european song contest" heiben.

This had originally been the date of the canceled ESC. Raab wants to produce the show, as the station announced on tuesday (31. March 2020) announced. The entertainer had often shown a good nose in the matter of ESC in the past years. The last german winner of the eurovision songcontest was lena meyer-landrut, who stefan raab interviewed in his own casting show discovered.

No april joke – show will come

Prosieben clarified on inquiry of the german press agency that this action is no april joke. The broadcaster quoted raab (53) as saying: "music unites many people, especially in difficult times. This is the birth of a new free european song contest."

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St. Nicholas in ebermannstadt: close to the churchgoers with the sermon

St. nicholas in ebermannstadt: close to the churchgoers with the sermon

The verdict of our tester:

The ebermannstadt pastor zlatko kidjemet has proven that the church still has something to say to people today. He vividly explained the words of the reading, impressively explaining the christian message. Meanwhile: the front pews remained empty. Youth worshipers? Missing. This dilemma can be seen particularly clearly in the number of altar servers, who years ago assisted the pastor in fours and sixes. This time, just one female altar server attended the service. Do the services offered by the catholic church fail to meet the needs of adolescents and young adults?? If so, it is a "phased out item". Small ray of hope: the seniors went to communion almost without exception, celebrated holy mass with everything that goes with it. But the question remains: quo vadis church?

The ratings in detail:

1. Enter

In the church all lights go on. The priest, accompanied by an altar server, a lector and a communion helper, walks down the aisle. The organist pulls out all the stops. On the console, the fingers seem to glide over the keys by themselves. In the freely chosen piece, the spectrum ranges from delicate tones to the almost inexhaustible, boundless experience of the horns. A majestic, solemn beginning to the service. By the way: in ebermannstadt, a total of seven organists share the musical arrangement of the church services. 2. Music the organist masters his instrument. The choice of songs, however, raises questions, because quite a few of the churchgoers close their gotteslob. Others seem to have trouble singing along, because they often lag behind the organist by up to one note. Real solemnity therefore does not arise. But at the end of the service, the organist once again gives free rein to his musical-artistic ambitions during a fantasy – while most of the service-goers are already leaving the church. 3. Reading/gospel

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The fousanoacht lures with originals

The fousanoacht lures with originals

Susanne deuerling "franken helau" 2020 will be staged by the faschingsgesellschaft steinwiesen in upper franconia. The artists from the frankenwald present themselves with wit, dance and lively live music. In addition to the speeches of local heroes such as robert porzelt, wolfgang baumann and moni reibig, the audience can look forward to a colorful show and gardetanze.

When monika reibig enters the stage, she doesn't really need to say anything at all. Already her sight sparks a so called "laughflash". Why this is so? The female actually nobody. But you can't get past moni reibig at carnival in steinwiesen and the surrounding area. Since 2008 her performance is a fixed part at the butten evenings. It doesn't matter if she made her debut as the "prince of last year" or not was or as a beer queen, farmer, cleaning woman, as a confessional maala, rocker, mother flodder, doctor or as a blond angel from barm daherkommt, the applause storms are her already before sure.

Laughs for standing there

For the recording for the television broadcast "franken helau" reibig stands as "alta fraa" on the stage. Already at the casting for the television show there were laughs without end, especially because the mimic of moni reibig is so fantastic, that they were actually already looked for at the "standing" laughing trap.

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The hall shakes during the rehearsals

The hall shakes during the rehearsals

Jorg woltche takes a deep breath. Then he raises his hand, opens his mouth and sings out loud: "come to me, my god!" He indicates the pitch of the melody with his horizontal palm, which bounces up and down on the imaginary staff lines. Children from three to seven years old sing along powerfully. Also, when he suddenly switches to english: "kumbaya, my lord!" The church music director at the erloserkirche in bad kissingen is probably one of the most distinguished gospel choir experts in protestant bavaria – especially when it comes to young talent.

"We'll do the kindergarten version first", says woltche to his choir assistants. Nadja liehr, alexandra jany, valerie and angela stichler sit with the gospel sparrows, so the gospel spatzen, as the smallest in the bad kissingen gospel choir universe are known, in the circle. They nod, and woltche takes a firm grip on the keys of the small piano in front of him. "God's love is so wonderful", the children sing at the top of their lungs, the classic children's and family song. After a short verse, woltche switches back to english and sings "rock my soul".

There are now many gospel choirs, up and down the country. Some are good, others are ambitious or striving. But it's always about that special feeling that classical church and church choir music is arousing less and less, especially among younger people. "I love cantatas, says musician woltche, who leads a church chamber orchestra in bad kissingen: "but many people today are musically socialized differently." Even before his time in lower franconia, in schleswig-holstein, he first came into contact with gospel: "ever since then it hasn't let me go."

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