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ESC Insight’s Statement on Belarus’ participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021
Protest Actions in Minsk, Belarus ( Максим Шикунец / Wikimedia).

The following is ESC Insight's statement regarding the participation of Belarus' broadcaster BTRC and its participation in the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Melodifestivalen, Angry Songwriters, And Directors In The Spotlight

Ben Robertson investigates why songwriters are angry at SVT this year in Melodifestivalen, and why instead it is the show creators who are getting all the attention, while speaking to director Fredrik 'Benke' Rydman.

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Why March Is Eurovision’s Busiest Month For Songs
'Arcade' by Duncan Laurence (Youtube /

With two weeks until all of the 2021 Eurovision songs must be submitted, Ewan Spence finds out why March is jam-packed with song releases. Why are so many of this years' entries are arriving later than usual. Is it a winning strategy?

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Winning Melodifestivalen? It’s A Bonus. They’ve Already Won

Ben Robertson explores the songs and the artists for this year's Melodifestivalen and notices something different. Gone is the uber-competitive element from the show this year, and instead artists are turning up to just do their thing.

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Why the Message Matters
Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

For an audience as large as Eurovision gets, are we paying enough attention to the messages being sent to viewers?

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