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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Veni, Vidi, Vixi Sanremo
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This week’s Insight News podcast, with all the weekend results, surviving Sanremo, The Beatles are everywhere, and our first name for Eurovision 2021. Hosted by Ewan Spence.

Méndez: Melodifestivalen’s Multinational Megastar

Usually most stars try and blend into the background to be unnoticed when they travel, but it was impossible to miss Méndez. I wasn’t even on the look out for stars. I’m standing at platform 10 at Stockholm central station and have just planted one foot onboard the X2000, the high speed train connecting the […]

Why Gothenburg Might Never Host Another Eurovision Song Contest

Ben Robertson is watching Melodifestivalen from Scandinavium, the host arena for the Eurovision Song Contest in 1985. Gothenburg would like to host the contest again, but here he explains why there are many challenges in the way of such ambition.

Why Melodifestivalen Is Sweden’s Biggest TV Show

Melodifestivalen 2020 has already had its first hit and millions of people tuned in. Why is Sweden’s selection show such a big hit? Ben Robertson explains

How To Fall In Love With Sanremo
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As the 70th Sanremo Festival gets under way, Ewan Spence looks over the Italian celebration to help you enjoy the experience broadcast live from the Ariston Theatre in Sanremo.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Here Comes Ringo Starr
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This week’s Insight News podcast hosted by Ewan Spence, with a last minute change at Melodifestivalen, the return of Alexander Rybak, watching out for ‘Ringo Star’, and more.

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