ESC Insight’s Ben Robertson met up with Jedward at Stockholm’s Arlanda Aiport and was catapulted into the crazy world of Jedheads. Here Ben argues about how Jedward have been fantastic role models not just for their fans, but also for the Eurovision Song Contest in general.
Whilst in Vienna Ben Robertson met with David Rodriguez-Yanez, who was one of the Stand-In performers at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. Here David tells us his story from behind-the-scenes at the Wiener Stadthalle.
An Irish boxer’s dad, Swedish innuendo, eighties fashion from Finland, a typically Italian ballad, smoky Hungarian jazz, and a song that is definitely not ‘I Am Cow’. Just a few highlights from ‘Every Eurovision Song’ as the project continues this summer.
Ewan rounds up the big news after the Eurovision 2015, looking forward to Sweden 2016, and National Final results for Junior Eurovision 2015. All that and some Crazy Lixx in this week’s Insight podcast
If the BBC turn once more to the great unknowns of the UK music industry for Eurovision 2016, friend of the parish Roy Delaney has a few ideas on the performers who can save the United Kingdom’s Eurovision credentials. Okay, nine and the Manic Street Preachers….
Time for the other side of the argument – which National Finals got it wrong? Which of the selection shows left the gem back in the studio and sent something that was never (with hindsight) going to get the job done? Ewan Spence has a few suggestions…