As we review the running order for the Semi Finals and look forward to Eurovision’s Greatest Hits it is time for another ESC Insight Newsletter. This week Ben Robertson suggests his alternative to the producer-led system of the current era.
With today’s announcement of the running order for the 2014 Eurovision Semi Finals, Ben Robertson on the ESC Insight team looks at which songs are looking stronger and weaker on the back of the decisions of the production team, and what we can learn already about ORF’s model to produce a Eurovision show.
Disability will be in the spotlight at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest thanks a number of entries from broadcasters. Finland and Poland will be the most visible, but that is not the end of the story… it’s not even the beginning, as John Egan finds out while exploring the issues for ESC Insight.
Results from the last National Finals, the majority of countries have declared their songs, and we know ORF’s plans for the postcards. Hosted by Ewan Spence, with music from Christer Bjorkman.