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24.03.2005

For Sports Sake

So, on the 19th of May Zdob si Zdub will represent Moldova in semi-final of Eurovision 2005.
According to sortition Zdubs will perform forth. It will be a hard competition as this year there will be many dynamic ethno songs.
Meanwhile Zdob si Zdub’s front man Roman Yagupov in order to encourage himself agreed to take part in Romanian TV show “Stars in sight” at PRO TV Channel. Show business stars fight on a boxing ring in this show. Show business women take part in chocolate wars.
Roman will have to fight against a representative of Romanian pop-music band. A rock-music star against pop-music. 3 rounds by 2 minutes. It will be cast real-time over whole Romania and Moldova. The combat will be refereed by Leonard Dorothei – boxing World Champion 1995.
Now Physical Culture and Sports Institute graduate – Roman Yagupov is being seriously coached by Marian Ivan – a veteran Romanian boxer. Though Roman is an yoga adherent, but he likes the competitions where one has to win. Valerika Mazilu – ZsZ trumpeter takes part in these training too. So, Zdob si Zdub show a sports interest in both: direct and figurative senses and Valerka decided to sign up for the boxing show of the coming month.

On the 28th of April in Bucharest there will take part the Ceremony of MTV Romanian Music Awards.
This year ZsZ are nominated for 3 categories:
Best Rock with “DJ Vasile”
Best Ethno with “Cucusor”
Best Live Act “Cluj MTV Live”
Zdubs have collected already 5 statuettes from the past two ceremonies. We’ll see if they are going to enlarge their MTV collection this year. Vote for Zdubs on www.mtv.ro !

This Spring The Zdubs have adrenaline instead of avitaminosis. We hope it will help them to win the best prizes and take best places!
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