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…
The weekend of broken dreams, the internal selections are revealed, and why could this not be the return of Steps? Ewan Spence brings you all the Eurovision news in the latest Insight podcast.
If you want to dream, Eurovision 2017 would be in Poland and Margaret’s ‘Cool Me Down’ would have been the big summer anthem instead of Justin Timberlake. But her impact on the Eurovision Song Contest is real, tangible, and long lasting. Ellie Chalkley argues that Poland’s loss is the path forward for the Song Contest.
Mass resignations, arena capacity reductions and the ever-growing collection of foreigners drafted in to save the day make it look like Ukraine is crisis central. In the midst of this storm there was a National Final and ESC Insight’s Ben Robertson was in Kyiv to watch the show unfold.
Destination Georgia, a Eurovision first since 1956, and one awkward airport closure. Ewan Spence brings you all the news from the world of the Eurovision Song Contest in the latest Insight podcast.
A new Portuguese hope, Fannielo strikes back, and the return of the Björkman. Ewan Spence brings you all the Eurovision action in the latest Insight news podcast.