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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Slovakia changes its mind, not Turkey

This weeks news, with Slovakia changing their mind (again), Sweden changing the Melodifestivalen voting rules, Ireland potentially change just the first name, and Turkey definitely not changing their mind. With music from Yuksek Sadakat.

More than 100 Eurovision websites, links and online resources

Where do you go for your Eurovision fix online? Our “Nine ways to enjoy the Song Contest” only touched on a handful of websites – now it’s time to take a seriously in-depth look at the fabric of Eurovision online. Because in-depth is what we do at ESC Insight, and sharing the love of the Song Contest is why we’re here…

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Ultimate Juke Box Jury Heat 4

Sweden 1999, Luxemburg 1961, Ireland 1970 and Denmark 2000 are in Heat 4 of Ultimate Juke Box Jury. With Ben Morris and Donald McNaughton on the judicial bench, and hosted by Ewan Spence.

A dead ringer for Eurovision

Trivia time, what do Celine Dion, Katrina Leskanich, Dave Benton, Corrine Hermes and Vicky Leandros all have in common? Apart from winning the Eurovision Song Contest? They all won the contest for a country that wasn’t their own. But is bringing in a “ringer” a route to Eurovision success?

Why was Düsseldorf the right choice for Eurovision 2011?

We all know the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest is going to be held in Düsseldorf. It’s an interesting choice, and many fans are still wondering why we’re not going to Berlin. As it turns out, there wasn’t that much choice in the matter. From the moment Lena finished the reprise of Satellite, the decision on the host city was already obvious.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Hotel FM upstaged again by Paula Selling

This week’s news, with the Romanian National Final, Azerbaijani hi-jinks, extra semi-finals around Europe and why the Turkish selection isn’t a national disaster. With music from Paula Selling, Ovi, Chiara and Niamh Kavanagh.

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