Next up on our 'three minutes' list is Samantha Ross. Which song changed her view of the Eurovision Song Contest from a casual fan to something stronger? And how long did it take the singer to get to the Contest?
Junior Eurovision 2018 may have a record number of entries, but large swathes of the continent, including all of Scandinavia, are still absent. Ben Robertson argues that part of the reason for this is that Junior Eurovision's child welfare is not strong enough, and outlines what role the EBU should create to improve the Junior Eurovision experience for all competitors to even greater levels.
After five decades of attempting to get a place on stage, the small principality of Wales will be making its Eurovision debut at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Guest writer Luke Davies examine why Wales’ debut is seen as historic to critics and fans alike.