In the battle to accommodate popular trends and artistic power, the National Finals (and Eurovision itself) balances the televote with a jury component. What happens when these disagree? John Egan looks back through the 2017 National Finals to find out.
ESC Insight announces a very special Juke Box Jury, to be recorded in front of a live audience at the world-famous South by Southwest Music Festival.
Juke Box Jury returns for the 2017 season. Ewan Spence welcomes David Elder and Donald McNaughton to judge Slovenia, Denmark, Hungary, Malta, and Finland.
It may seem that every Saturday since the start of eternity that Lithuania’s been having their ultra-marathon National Final format. However if you turn up on Saturday for the final, you’ll miss all the drama. To understand how Lithuania’s process does work. Ben Robertson met up with Lithuanian Head of Delegation Andrius Giržadas.
Welcome to the latest edition of the ESC Insight newsletter, your one-stop shop for all the latest Eurovision news. This week John Lucas casts his eye over the latest batch of confirmed entries, and examines the latest movements in the betting market…