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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Sanremo, Tuesday 7th February Written by on February 7, 2017

All this week, Ewan Spence will be backstage at the 67th Sanremo Music Festival. The winner will have first refusal to sing at Eurovision 2017 for Italy, but there’s much more to the show than being just another National Selection. Listen to the ESC Insight podcast online, add the RSS Feed to your favourite podcast application, or click here to follow us in iTunes and never miss an episode.

Tonight is the first Quarter Final at the  67th Sanremo Music Festival. Ewan Spence sits down with OGAE Italy’s Alessandro Banti to discuss the eleven performers taking to the stage. Eight will qualify for Friday’s Semi Final, and three are off to the Italian version of Andra Chansen on Thursday.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Sanremo, Tuesday 7th February

ESC Insight reports from backstage at the 67th Sanremo Music Festival. Ewan Spence is joined by Alessandro Banti from OGAE Italy to preview Tuesday night’s Quarter Final at Sanremo – plus music from Giorgia.

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About The Author: Ewan Spence

British Academy (BAFTA) nominated broadcaster and writer Ewan Spence is the voice behind The Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest Podcast and one of the driving forces behind ESC Insight. Having had an online presence since 1994, he is a noted commentator around the intersection of the media, internet, technology, mobility and how it affects us all. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, his work has appeared on the BBC, The Stage, STV, and The Times. You can follow Ewan on Twitter (@ewan) and Facebook (

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