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Nixon Vs Kennedy: Unlocking The Eurovision Song Contest Through The Radio
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What happens when you strip away the ‘Vision’ from the Eurovision Song Contest? As part of the first US radio broadcast of the Song Contest, Ewan Spence looks at the impact of ‘all sound, no visuals’ on the Contest, and how it can help to explain the disparity between televoters and jurors.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Lisbon 2018’s Radio Preshow
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Join Ewan Spence and Lisa-Jayne Lewis on Radio Six International and listen again to a cavalcade of Eurovision guests including Australia’s Jessica Mauboy, Germany’s Michale Schulte, the EBU’s Jon Ola Sand, and RTE’s Marty Whelan in the hour before Lisbon 2018.

Remembering Teddy Johnson: Bringing The Fun To Eurovision
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While Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson sung “Where we promised our true love, for all eternity” to each other, their little birdie was the a catalyst that changed the Eurovision Song Contest. As Ewan Spence discovers, this wasn’t the first time Teddy Johnson had influenced the evolution of broadcasting.

Eurovision Insight News Podcast: Chilled Tunnocks
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Spain’s viral miss, Eurovision legends for the summer, and advice from the press room Tunnocks wafer. Ewan Spence and ESC Insight catch up on news from the world of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Castaways Live, with Slavko Kalezić
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We’re opening up Île de Bezençon for the summer, and inviting our favourite Eurovision people to bring their best loved Eurovision-related songs and stories. Our first guest for the 2018 seaon is Slavko Kalezić, who brings us his Song Contest love story, multiple songs from Montenegro, and leaves us in a world of divas.

How Our Patreon Supported ESC Insight During Eurovision 2018
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As 2018 started, ESC Insight launched a crowdfunding campaign to offer our community an option to support the site as we covered this year’s Song Contest. Ewan Spence talks about how you all helped make Lisbon 2018 a Contest to remember.

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