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Navigating the Silence of Enslavement
Portugal Maritime History and Slavery (image Wikimedia cc)

Eurovision 2018 celebrates Lisbon through maritime history, but why are we not considering who was on the boats? Dr Catherine Baker navigates the silence.

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Is Age Just A Number For Eurovision Song Contest Singers?
BBC Media City

As the BBC announces its artists for Eurovision: You Decide 2018, Lisa-Jayne Lewis examines the impact of national selections on very young performers. Exactly how young is too young for the adult version of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest?

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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Let’s Go To See The Sea

Let Lisa-Jayne Lewis fill you in on the latest news of who'll be joining us aboard the good ship Eurovision, and what we can expect when we reach the port of Lisbon.

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Making Sense Of The 2018 Semi Final Pot Allocation

With the Semi-Final pots now announced, John Egan has examined the distribution. Why are countries grouped the way they are, what purpose do the pots serve in today's Eurovision, and is there an impact on qualification?

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Here Come The Girls, Really?
Our four hosts for Eurovision 2018 (image: RTP/YouTube)

With much fanfare, we have our hosts for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Whilst everyone celebrates Daniela Ruah, Catarina Furtado, Filomena Cautela and Sílvia Alberto being named as our guides through the Semi Finals and Grand Final in May, Lisa-Jayne Lewis is somewhat disappointed.

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