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ESC Insight Presets… Eurovision Wars: The Banned Song Contest Written by on October 27, 2023

ESC Insight presents the next episode of Phil Dore’s Eurovision Wars, examining war, conflict, and dissent at the Song Contest. Explore the world of the Eurovision Song Contest by adding our RSS Feed to follow us in your favourite podcast application or click here to follow us in iTunes and never miss an episode.

We continue to showcase Phil Dore’s Eurovision Wars – originally a Spotify exclusive we are delighted to present Eurovision Wars to a wider audience over the next weeks and months. Join Phil as he discusses the Eurovision Song Contest’s role as a lens on society, and none more so when issues of war, dissent, and politics come to the fore.

ESC Insight Presets… Eurovision Wars: The Banned Song Contest

Talking about the banned songs of the Eurovision Song Contest leads into discussions of the Russian invasion of Georgia, the 2020/21 pro-democracy protests in Belarus, and the 2015 Colectiv fire in Romania.

This episode of Eurovision Wars was originally broadcast in September 2022. It is hosted by Phil Dore, with guest Samantha Ross.

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About The Author: Phil Dore

Phil Dore is a nurse living in Cardiff, and host of the Eurovision Wars podcast, which explores the intersection of Eurovision and geopolitics. He is on Bluesky and zarathustraspake on Instagram.

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