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Xmas lights for Tina!

Tina Turner - Swiss 2014 Birthday Zurich
So it is officially confirmed: Tina Turner is sponsoring her home community in Küsnacht with Christmas lights.The rock legend ensures that Christmas spirit comes to the Lakes. Together with representatives of the local council Tina Turner has examined various options and finally chosen the lighting “Golden Twig” (golden branch).  “As a citizen of Küsnacht Tina Turner is pleased to contribute to the townscape in this way”.
The donation remains secret. Tina Turner will pay for the cost for this year, yet, the amount remains a mystery. According to “Zurich newspaper” it is worth around 250,000 francs.

The lights will be switched on next week, November 26, on Tina Turner’s 75th birthday! Here is a first glimpse at the street with the decoration. Listen to a Swiss radio report of the event here!

Christmas decoration in Tina's street in Kusnacht

Christmas decoration in Tina’s street in Kusnacht (Nov.17. 2014)

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Awards, Streetlights & TV

CAMERA PRESS/David Dyson

CAMERA PRESS/David Dyson

Once again, Tina is making news with small video apparitions from her Swiss Mansion and in local newspaper:

A new video emerged today on Beyond Fb page of Tina giving thanks for receiving the prestigious TARA Awards in Bangkok. Very short but funny and of course always nice to see the Queen.

According to this Swiss Newspaper, Tina is donating Christmas lights for her street in Küsnacht. About 250.000 swiss francs  but the city has to vote about accepting it or not!

And finally, a few weeks ago, Tina appeared on German tv to congratulate singer Udo Jurgens on his 80th birthday! Here’s the video thanks to Anja!

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5 times Tina Turner made headlines in 2013

Tina Turner - Beyond 2013

What a year: a wedding, a Vogue cover, an interview with Oprah Winfrey and several other appearances. Not a bad Tina Turner year for us fans… Maybe too much to remember: therefore recap of all the Tina moments you shouldn’t have missed in 2013.

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Tina Turner’s Wedding Party (Updated)

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach Wedding - July 2013

(©Florian Kalotay/ Pourunefois.ch)

UPDATE: SEVERAL NEW PICTURES EMERGED TODAY! SEE THEM IN POST! (07/26/13)

FANTASTIC “TINA TURNER WEDDING INTERVIEW” FROM HELLO HERE! (07/26/13)

Today, July 21st, Tina Turner married her partner for 27 years: Erwin Bach. On the guest list: Oprah Winfrey, Bryan Adams, Roger Davies, Rhonda Graam. All the latest updates will be posted on the blog. We wish the happy couple a wonderfuly, sunny and joyful day!

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Tina Turner’s wedding news (Updated July 19, 2013)

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach at the "Legends Ball" May 14, 2005 © Sara De Boer / Retna Ltd

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach at the “Legends Ball” May 14, 2005
© Sara De Boer / Retna Ltd

So what we heard back in March is getting real next week: Tina Turner (73) and her longtime companion Erwin Bach (57) are finally getting married. Although Tina always stated that she would never marry again it looks like she has changed her mind. After relinquishing her U.S nationality for Swiss naturalisation earlier this year, the retired singer is putting everything in order in her life. Spending her life between her Swiss “Chateau Algonquin ” and her  Villa “Anna Fleur”  on the French riviera, Turner hasn’t record any new material since her 1999 album “Twenty Four Seven”. She made a last final tour back in 2008/2009 and totally vanished once again after it.

Now, worldwide medias  (Bunte magazine first) are reporting the news that Tina Turner and Erwin got married last month and were having a big celebration on July 21st 2013.

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Some Tina news (updated)

Copyright Vogue Germany - vogue.de

Copyright Vogue Germany – vogue.de

According to this article, Tina Turner  & Erwin Bach got married a few weeks ago. However the party will take place in their mansion in Zurich on July 21st.  Don’t forget, you can still send your wedding wishes to Tina & Erwin, all details here.

Also, a new Ike & Tina Turner picture disc vinyl entitled “On The Road” (See Bob Gruen post) will be released in October of this year, in combination with the DVD. You can pre-order it here.

And finally, The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center is working on a wonderful project in the restoration of Tina Turner’s childhood school. The school house will serve as an interactive experience for children in the area, as well as adults, to help them learn more about their heritage. They need to raise money and if you want to be part of it, you can contribute here.

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From Nutbush, TN to Küsnacht, Switzerland: Tina Turner is a Swiss citizen

Tina Turner & Regula Curti in front of Tina Turner's Chateau Algonquin in Zurich (March 2013)

Congratulations to Tina Turner: last Monday, she was handed her Swiss Passport. Having lived in Switzerland for over 15 years, she is now an official citizen of the country. Newspaper Blick reports that on April 22, she visited the Swiss passport bureau in Zürich together with husband-to-be Erwin Bach. Formalities, including taking a photo, took about 15 minutes. Before being able to apply for the passport, Tina had to take a citizenship test and learn the German language. We wish Tina a lot of happiness in her life as ‘Schweizerin’!

Source: Blick Zeitung

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Tina Turner christens Küsnacht’s rescue boat

Credit: Reto Schneider/ZSZ)

Credit: Reto Schneider/ZSZ)

Big surprise last saturday when Tina Turner inaugurated the new rescue boat of Küsnacht, the town where she lives since 1995.
“Ich taufe dich Tina” (“I christen you, Tina”), declared the singer in German, wishing the boat a good luck and a save journey. More info on the Zurichsee Zeitung website!

Also, a publication of  Kusnacht’s civil status, revealed that Tina Turner is now officially a Küsnacht citizen  (being referred as Turner-Bullock Tina). Continue reading to have a look at it.

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Wedding bells for Tina Turner! (Updated July 19, 2013)

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach to get married

Tina Turner and Erwin Bach arrive for the premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca” in Bregenz – 2008

Tina Turner (73) is set to marry long-time partner Erwin Bach (57) this year, according to a report in Swiss tabloid newspaper Blick today. The ceremony will take place directly at the lake of Zürich (in their garden?). Food is provided by Chefs Rico Zandonella and Horst Petermann of Tina’s favorite restaurant ‘Rico’s Kunststuben’. And the dress-code: white.

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Tina Turner to become Swiss Citizen

Tina Turner - Swiss Citizenship - Zurich 2013

Grüezi mitenand! After living for 20 years in Zurich, Tina Turner is about to give up her US citizenship and will officially become a Swiss citizen! The star is living on the shore of Lake Zurich since 1995 with her german boyfriend Erwin Bach.

The news has been spreading all over the internet since it was announced this morning in the Zurichsee-Zeitung daily.

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