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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Gimmie Gimmie Gimme a National Final Written by on September 26, 2011 | 2 Comments

More National Final fun, with JESC entries being confirmed left, right and centre, deadlines announced and deadlines closing for ESC 2012, and the start of Melodifestivalen’s Web Joker voting next week. Also The Reference Group meets next week to go over plans for Baku, and fans across Europe get ready for a month of OGAE parties. Eurovision fever is definitely in the air.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Crystal Ball of Baku

Junior Eurovision National Finals are well under way, with half the field now selected for Yerevan; more countries prepare to select their song and performer for Baku; and what am I up to instead of Eurobash? All that and music from Ultra Nate, with a little help from Sweden…

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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: Gimmie Gimmie Gimme a National Final”

  1. eurovoix says:

    I do love the Ultra Nate entry, it is really brilliant.

  2. Seán says:

    Sadly, while deadlines are passing we’re along way from the national finals – or even JESC. Sorry to displace your optimism. Could really use a national final this weekend. 🙁

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