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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Summer Schlager Written by on July 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

It might be time for Summer Holiday (and a certain Cliff Richard album was blaring out of the family car on the way to the airport), and I might be in a rather delightful corner of Ireland, but even now there’s fun and games from the world of the Eurovision Song Contest.

So lets put down the Guinness, find a quiet corner away from the craic, and “here is the news!”

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Summer Schlager

News from the recent Reference Group meeting on the 2012 Contest, more dates and names from Junior Eurovision, Norway announces a few national Final details, and some summer music from Hera Bjork.

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British Academy (BAFTA) nominated broadcaster and writer Ewan Spence is the voice behind The Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest Podcast and one of the driving forces behind ESC Insight. Having had an online presence since 1994, he is a noted commentator around the intersection of the media, internet, technology, mobility and how it affects us all. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, his work has appeared on the BBC, The Stage, STV, and The Times. You can follow Ewan on Twitter (@ewan) and Facebook (

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2 responses to “Eurovision Insight Podcast: Summer Schlager”

  1. Seán says:

    Are you in a pub or the ailwee caves?

    I’m rather unimpressed with Hera’s new song, which is a bit strange as I normally love schlager.

    Hope your enjoying your holiday (the rain is meant to get warmer at the end of the week).

  2. Ewan Spence says:

    There’s beer wherever it is!

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