37 of the 43 participants for the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest showcased their entries in front of 1,500 fans at this weekend’s Amsterdam preview show, making it the biggest ‘Eurovision In Concert’ to date.
Joining Ewan Spence to judge five of this year’s Eurovision songs are Emma Backfish and Matthew Kerr. Cued up are Belgium, Austria, Iceland, Belarus, and Serbia. Where are the hits, misses, and maybes, going in this week’s Juke Box Jury?
It’s always a delight to see a new book about the Eurovision Song Contest, and Chris West’s epic looks at the history of Europe through the lens of its favourite TV show is the latest. John Egan sits down to review the paperback.
Over the next few weeks we will be sharing our inside tips for how to make the most of Kyiv during your visit to the Eurovision Song Contest, plus a few tips on how to save money along the way. First up, Alison Wren looks at how to get around the Eurovision city, and some interesting locations to explore.
Joining Ewan Spence to judge six more Eurovision songs in this week’s Juke Box Jury are Elaine Dove and Andrew Main. In the dock are the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Croatia, Spain, and Sweden.
Sweden will get the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest off to an uptempo start this year, with Robin Bengtsson set to open the first semi final with I Can’t Go On.
We have a running order for the two Semi Finals of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Which countries are happy with the outcome, and which are now biting their nails nervously? Ben Robertson investigates