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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Lisbon, Friday 4th May Written by on May 4, 2018 | 1 Comment

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Day five of rehearsals in Lisbon at this year’s Eurovision Contest. Samantha checks in with her Mum, Norway’s Barry Manilow gets a surprise mention, and we find out which pyro effect Hungary hasn’t used.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Lisbon, Friday 4th May

Friday’s edition of the daily podcast from the Big Orange Sofa in Lisbon – highlights of the day, interviewing Rasmussen (Denmark 2018), and Ryan O’Shaughnessy (Ireland 2018), and we review the fifth day of rehearsals.

With Ewan Spence, Tobbe Ek, Lisa-Jayne Lewis, and Daniel Gould.

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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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One response to “Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Lisbon, Friday 4th May”

  1. Eurojock says:

    I hope they do something with Sennek’s make-up, because at the moment she looks like a singing cadaver and that’s not voteable. As for Netta, they would do well to get rid of the redundant looper. Her standing behind it is just not working.

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