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When Things Go Wrong At The Eurovision Song Contest
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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.

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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.

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Spirit In The Screen: CuePilot And The Power Of Camerawork At Eurovision
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The last few years have seen a rise in 'automated' camera work at the Eurovision Song Contest with the use of CuePilot. Does it make a difference to a performance, and can it give an edge when chasing victory? Gil Laufer and Alexander Åblad study its impact.

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Was Eurovision 2020 The Contest Of The Racial Watershed?
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In a turbulent year for the BAME community, Fin Russell talks about the lost opportunity of Rotterdam 2020 and his hopes for BAME representation in future Song Contests.

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The Spotter’s Guide To ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga’
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Sage (Netflix PR)

Ewan Spence and Ellie Chalkley sit down with a review copy of Netflix's 'The Story Of Fire Saga' to talk about the film, the portrayal of the Song Contest, and the moments that Eurovision fans need to watch out for.

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