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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Sanremo, Friday 10th February Written by on February 10, 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.

Sanremo is not Eurovision, Euroivsion is not Sanremo. In today’s podcast Ewan sits down with Donald McNaughton (from Insight’s Juke Box Jury shows) to talk about the differences between the two shows, how history has diverted their respective paths, and to pick out some favourite songs from this year’s Festival.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Sanremo, Friday 10th February

ESC Insight reports from backstage at the 67th Sanremo Music Festival. Ewan Spence is joined by Juke Box Juror Donald McNaughton to compare Sanremo to the Eurovision Song Contest. Plus music from Annalisa.

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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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