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Original reporting notesEdit

Interview conducted via e-mail and/or telephone between Mike Halterman (in Tampa, Florida, USA) and Charlotte Perrelli (in Stockholm, Sweden), Ani Lorak (in Kiev, Ukraine), Hanna Pakarinen (in Helsinki, Finland), Jessica Garlick (in Hereford, West Midlands, United Kingdom), Tajči Cameron (in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA), Sirouhi Haroutunyan "Sirusho" (in Yerevan, Armenia), Niels Olsen (in Copenhagen, Denmark), and Marija Naumova "Marie N" (in Paris, France) from May 5 to May 8, 2009.

Special thanks go to Staffan Jordansson, Julia Lunyova, Liina Rislakki, Lisa Davies, Matthew Cameron, Satenik Aloyan, and Steen Wittrock, respective managers and publicists. Contact with Marie N was made directly.

All interviews conducted in English except for Ani Lorak's, which was conducted in Ukrainian. Thanks to Aleksandr Andreiko and Anatoliy Goncharov for translation. Mike Halterman (talk) 22:55, 6 May 2009 (UTC)


To allow translations to continue at a non-frenzied pace, the interview won't go up for pre-publish review until Sunday evening. Mike Halterman (talk) 22:57, 9 May 2009 (UTC)

Two languages are done and a third is on its way. I think it's ready now. Mike Halterman (talk) 19:53, 10 May 2009 (UTC)


Cross-wiki translationsEdit

Thanks to Groucho_NL for translating into Dutch, Otourly and Dereckson for translating into French, Aholtman, eptalon, Prince Kassad and Matthiasb for translating into German, noorse, h3st, brik, christel, heinkel_111 and bjelleklang for translating into Norwegian, odder for translating into Polish, enhydra for translating into Russian, Felix Fernando Suarez for translating into Spanish, HannesP for translating into Swedish, and Hillock65 for translating into Ukrainian. Mike Halterman (talk) 06:04, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

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