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The Sanremo Selection Box Of Historical Favourites
Lucio Dalla (photo: Alesssandro Banti)

Now we have heard the Sanremo songs for 2019, the ESC Insight team and some friends of the parish look back through the extensive discography of the Festival to find some classic cuts from the Italian Riviera.

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Bilal Hassani and the Rise of Generation YouTube

The eyes and ears of Destination Eurovision are focused on viral sensation Bilal Hassani. Who is he and why is he a pioneer for the future outlook of the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Why The BBC Needs Needs The X-Factor For Eurovision: You Decide
BBC Eurovision heart logo for 2019 (bbc.co.uk)

Get ready for 'they're all X-Factor rejects! A plague on all your channels!" As the BBC reveals the six performers taking part in 'Eurovision: You Decide', Ewan Spence argues that the casting of former talent show stars is not only to be expected, it is a positive and welcome step in building bridges with the wider music industry.

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Why Sweden Is Giving Three-Year-Olds The Melodifestivalen Vote
Melodifestivalen App Heart (SVT)

A radical transformation of Melodifestivalen's app will now enable viewers aged up to three-years-old to sign in and vote for their favourite entries. Find out the what, how and why to the new changes to Melodifestivalen's voting system and the improvements for the 2019 edition.

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How Melodifestivalen’s Running Order Creates More Stories And Successful Songs

Nano opens, John Lundvik closes, and all of a sudden Anna Bergendahl is favourite. Find out why as Ben Robertson explains the Melodifestivalen running order and the impact it has on the story of the show.

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