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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Guns, Uniforms, and Red Stars Written by on October 25, 2013

Another week, another batch of news, announcements, submission deadlines, and National Final dates to bring to you in today’s ESC Insight Eurovision Podcast.

Then there’s the matter of the potential Russian entry with a Red Army Choir super-group made up of members from the Alexandrov Ensemble and the MVD Ensemble. If the Salvation Army caused everyone to read the rulebook before the Swiss NF, a military presence at the Russian NF is going need a stiff drink or two if they can sing.

And yes, they can sing. They can even sing James Bond

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Guns, Uniforms, and Red Stars

More countries for JESC, more submission deadlines and NF dates, and music from The Red Army Choir.

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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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