9 Things We Expect From Sweden And Eurovision 2016

9 Things We Expect From Sweden And Eurovision 2016

Eurovision is heading to Sweden, and the ESC Insight team has a few ideas on what to expect from our return to the Nordics for the third time in four years. From Fika and Friends Arena to backing track vocals and questions about Benny and Bjorn, here is what we can see in our crystal ball.

Notes from the Press Centre… Grand Final Day

Notes from the Press Centre… Grand Final Day

The press centre reaches fever pitch as the big day finally arrives…

Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Last Chat From Vienna, Sunday 24th May

Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Last Chat From Vienna, Sunday 24th May

The ESC Insight team and some friends of the parish take a quick look back at Eurovision 2015′s Grand Final, and our next journey. Hosted by Ewan Spence, with Samantha Ross, John Paul Lucas, Benny Royston, Caroline Westbrook, and Luke Fisher.

Notes from the Press Centre… Day Twelve

Notes from the Press Centre… Day Twelve

On the eve of the main event, it’s time for the last batch of rehearsals, a musical press conference for Junior Eurovision, and the all-important jury final…

A Thoroughly Good Eurovision Column: This Is Not For The Faint of Heart

A Thoroughly Good Eurovision Column: This Is Not For The Faint of Heart

One final reflection from Jon Jacob on what the Eurovision Song Contest means to him. The man behind @ThoroughlyGood has been busy in the press room, enjoying his time in the arena, but warns about the all-consuming passion that the Song Contest creates…

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Grand Final Commentary 2015

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Grand Final Commentary 2015

The Grand Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is about to start, so for the final time this season, join Ewan Spence and Luke Fisher for the alternative commentary track. Start playing the podcast before the show starts, and when the countries sing, the podcast beeps, so pause until the end of the song.

Voting Order Secrets Revealed: Reading The Clues To Find Tonight’s Winner

Voting Order Secrets Revealed: Reading The Clues To Find Tonight’s Winner

Ben Robertson piles through the jury members and voting stats from Eurovision years gone by to guide you through the expected trends of the Grand Final voting order and sees if it helps us to predict a winner.

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