During Stockholm 2016, Ewan Spence talked with Creative Designer Nicoline Refsing about Eurovision visuals, stage direction, and some controversial changes that could help the Song Contest, in the latest In-Depth Insight podcast.
We never saw ‘the streets of Moscow’ in Stockholm, we’re not going to be marching down them in 2017, but we’ve not seen the end of ‘Hungry Hearts’. Ellie Chalkley sat down with them to talk Melodi Grand Prix, Laika, going to Ukraine, and lesbian representation at the Eurovision Song Contest.
ESC Insight’s Ewan Spence will be taking to the airwaves this summer to host ‘Europe’s Heartbeat’, a new program showcasing the best music from across the continent. The first show airs this week, here’s how to listen to it.
Jamala’s ‘1944’ won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine, but she had help from history. John Egan tests his hypothesis that the continent-wide anti-Stalin vote was enough to push Ukraine towards victory.
The production costs for Eurovision 2016 were some of the lowest we have had in a decade, but the show spectacle still existed to a world-class level. How have SVT made that possible? Ben Robertson investigates.