As the first winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, Lys Assia’s place in the history of our Contest was guaranteed the moment the credits rolled over ‘Refrain’. But it was her passion for the Song Contest throughout her life that endeared her to the fanbase. Ewan Spence remembers her career and a playful sense of adventure.
Let’s make plans for November, the wrong song at number one, and how to win at ‘Your Mum’ jokes. All that and more as Ewan Spence and ESC Insight bring you another week of Eurovision Song Contest news.
Round three of 2018’s Juke Box Jury, with Ewan Spence, Lisa-Jayne Lewis and John Egan judging Latvia, Hungary, Slovenia, Finland, and our hosts Portugal.
We knew her as Katie Boyle. Ewan Spence looks back at her early years defining the role of a presenter and her impact on the Eurovision Song Contest.
ESC Insight bring you the highlights of a flipping freezing weekend in Oslo to enjoy Melodi Grand Prix 2018, featuring a happy Kyiv reunion, pre-results analysis and joy in the post-results press scrum. Ellie Chalkley, Lisa-Jayne Lewis and Ewan Spence give us their views, and see their resistance to the insistent poppiness of That’s How You […]
The fairytale returns, a rush of edited songs, and we’re off to the Portuguese Ministry of Defence. Ewan Spence and ESC Insight introduce another week of Eurovision Song Contest news as the National Final season ends.