Support ESC Insight on Patreon

When Things Go Wrong At The Eurovision Song Contest
Semi Final Winners from Eurovision 2017 (image:

With the confirmation of various options to put on Rotterdam 2021 in mind, Ewan Spence looks at the history of ‘backup options’ throughout the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Again 2005
Eurovision Again podcast album cover

A companion podcast to Eurovision Again’s trip to Kyiv 2005. Join us as we go over the new rules, National Final gems, the State Of Pop, and more. With Ewan Spence, Ellie Chalkley, and Steven Stewart.

Thirteen Songs in Thirteen Studios: How Junior Eurovision Survives
Viki Gabor at Junior Eurovision 2019 (image: Thomas Hanses/

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will involve the thirteen delegations performing in their home nation. Ben Robertson explains why this is not only a fair decision to make, but also how it is a much needed roadmap for the future of the Song Contest in these uncertain times.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: We’ve Got Ourselves Two Contests
ESC Insight 2012 Album Cover

The new Eurovision season is here, Junior Eurovision shows us the way, and the annual mention of Steps is already here. Join Ewan Spence and the ESC Insight team in the latest Insight News podcast.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Castaways with Heidi Stephens
Eurovision Castaways.

The Guardian’s Eurovision liveblogger Heidi Stephens joins Ellie Chalkley at the Île de Bezençon customs desk, in our latest ‘Eurovision Castaways’ podcast.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Summer Before September
ESC Insight 2012 Album Cover

Dates and rules for Rotterdam, Eurovision on the radio, the success of Husavik, and more, in the latest Insight News podcast.

Follow @ESCinsight on Twitter
Like ESC Insight on Facebook
Menu Title