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Eurovision Insight Podcast: It’s time to grow up Written by on December 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Junior Eurovision is over (we’ve still one more surprise from that, watch the site for it before the start of next week) and while we recap the winner in today’s ESC Insight podcast, it’s time to really focus on the grown-ups.

From countries returning to the Eurovision line-ups and others confirming they will be around for the 2012 Contest, to closing dates to enter songs and dates announced for National Finals, the season is well under way

Oh and Charlotte Perrelli has a fight on her hands In The [Melodifestivalen] Club!

Eurovision Insight Winner: It’s time to grow up

Who won Junior Eurovision? Who will win the Swiss National Final? Who can stop Charlotte Perrelli? Can anyone read the Ukranian Rulebook? All that and more with Ewan Spence, this week’s Eurovision news, and music from the victorious Candy.

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Thank you once more to BMI for their support, which allowed the ESC Insight team to cover Junior Eurovision in Yerevan.


About The Author: Ewan Spence

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: It’s time to grow up”

  1. Seán says:

    Hard to imagine the 2012 national final season is upon us.

    But I can’t help but think:
    “And what time is it now Ted?”
    “One o’clock”
    “And the Eurovision?”
    “Is in May Dougal”

  2. Ewan Spence says:

    For once, Dougal was right…

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