ESC Insight editor and Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest podcaster Ewan Spence jumps on his soapbox for the week to discuss the Eurovision topic trend that is sweeping the social networks. The 2011 contestant field. Are you ‘that old man’ in the corner ruining it for everyone?
Now that the National Finals season has come to a close for another year (although not every song has been heard), its time to reflect on what has come to pass. There’s been laughter, there have been tears, and there have been some great tunes… ESC Insight pays tribute to those who just missed the cut but will remain as winners in our hearts for a long time to come.
United Kingdom 1967, Italy 1958, Luxemburg 1972 and Austria 1968 come under the gaze of Paul Jordan and Danny Lynch in our last Ultimate Juke Jury before we start to judge the 2011 songs.
Not long till we know all the songs for Eurovision 2011, let’s catch up on what’s been showcased this week, the fun in Ukraine, a surprise from France… and why Eric Saade wants to be Popular.
Denmark 1963, Ukraine 2004, Spain and Monaco 1971. Who will go forward to the semi finals? It’s time for another round of Ultimate Juke Box Jury.
Paul Jordan takes a look at the two types of Eurovision national Final. Which is better, the ones that look inward for good music or ones that look to send a “Eurovision” song. There’s only one way to find out…