1. Newsletter: Studying the Song Contest

Another week brings another ESC Insight newsletter as our Newsletter Editor Ben Robertson brings all the behind-the-scenes gossip from his travels to Eurovision PreParty Riga. Robertson’s Reflection this week looks at studying the Eurovision Song Contest with a chat with Master student Charles Testard.

Every Song A Story: Framing The Performance

Every Song A Story: Framing The Performance

With examples stretching from 2014 right back to 1959, this week’s ‘Every Song A Story’ video essay looks at framing a Eurovision performance . How do you film the classic stories of boy meets girl, boy leaves girl, girl decides they need to get back together, boy tries to run away, and beyond?

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Juke Box Jury #3

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Juke Box Jury #3

Andrew Main and Donald McNaughton join Ewan Spence for round three of Juke Box Jury in 2015, as Norway, Serbia, Hungary, Albania, and Austria look for a hit, a miss, or a maybe.

Europe, Start Betting Now!

Europe, Start Betting Now!

To be fair, the ‘professional’ gamblers have been trading bets on this year’s Eurovision Song Contest since November last year, but for those of you who like a flutter, John Lucas takes a look at the regular betting field for the 2015 Contest.

Wren’s Wien: The Culinary Delights Of Vienna

Wren’s Wien: The Culinary Delights Of Vienna

In week two of our quest to find out about Vienna’s best bits we are looking at the best places to eat in Austria’s capital. From fancy restaurants to cheap eats we do the research to prepare you for visiting this May.

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