360 days to go, but before then, the weekly news from around the Eurovision world, including Russia’s announcement of their JESC 2011 entry, the viewing figures for the 2011 Contest and music from Anke Engelke, the “real” winner of Eurovision.
Ewan Spence and Sharleen Wright look back at Eurovision 2011 with the Juke Box Jury team (or at least those if them who are still awake in the departures lounge of Dusseldorf Airport).
It’s all down to the live show tonight, as 43 countries sing for victory. Ewan Spence commentates on the Grand Final of Eurovision 2011 in the ESC Insight traditional alternative commentary. start to play the before the show starts, and when the countries sing, the podcast beeps, so pause until the end of the song.
Ewan Spence previews the 2011 Eurovision Grand Final with Keith Mills (All Kinds of Everything), John Kennedy O’Connor (ESC Insight) and Chris Higgins (World of Chig)
We’re getting close to the finale of the 2011 Song Contest, and we’ve got another great panel for the daily chat show, including last year’s BBC3 Commentator Paddy O’Connell and the always controversial Jon Jacob from Thoroughly Good Me.
Forget your ISDN lines, forget commentators using their mobiles to call back to studios to tell them what is happening, you need the alternative commentary track from Ewan Spence and the team at ESC Insight to get you through tonight’s semi-final. Download the track, and feel your heart beat!
Ewan Spence previews the second semi-final with the latest Eurovision News from Dusseldorf with Emma Backfish (ESC Daily), Roy Delaney (Heat), Samantha Ross (ESC Insider) and Jon Stanton (Eurovisionary).
Ewan Spence discusses the latest Eurovision News from Dusseldorf with Karen Fricker (Eurovision Research Network), Paul Jordan (ESC Insight) Andrew Main (All Kinds of Everything) and Toni Sant (Eurovision Malta).
Join Ewan Spence as he takes you through the first Eurovision Semi Final. Start the track as the show begins, and pause at the beeps for each song to be performed.
Ewan Spence and Sharleen Wright discusses the latest Eurovision News from Dusseldorf with Emma Backfish (ESC Daily), Samantha Ross (ESC Insider) and Elaine Dove (All Kinds of Everything).
We’re in to the Dress Rehearsals now, along with new voting arrangemetns, chart success, and David on The Weakest Link. News and chat from Dusseldorf with Robin Scott (U105 Belfast Radio), Keith Mills (All Kinds of Everything) and David Elder (ESC Insight / The Scotsman).
Ewan Spence chats to Eric Saade (Sweden), Musiqq (Latvia), Senit (San Marino), Vlatko Ilevski (Macedonia) and A Friend in London (Denmark) in a Sunday evening collection of interviews from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Sharleen takes the morning off, so it’s Ewan flyng solo with discussion about the Big Five’s first rehearsal with Roy Delaney (Heat magazine), Garrett Mulhall (ESC Flash Malta), JP Bornig and Klaus Ehlrich (Radio International and Oikotimes).
Ewan Spence and Sharleen Wright discuss the latest news from Dusseldorf with Luke Fisher (ESC Daily), Elaine Dove (All Kinds of Everything), John Stanton (Eurovisionary) and Steven Newby.
Direct from the Icelandic press conference, Sjonni’s Friends perform a medley of Eurovision hits for the audience. And it deserves a podcast of its own.
Ewan Spence and Sharleen Wright discuss Eurovision outside of Europe, missing luggage, technical rehearsals, and the latest news from Dusseldorf. With Samantha Ross (ESC Kaz / The ESC Insider), Andrew Main (All Kinds of Everything) and Paul Bostock.
Ewan Spence and Sharleen Wright discuss the latest news from Dusseldorf with Emma Backfish (ESC Daily), Keith Mills (All Kinds of Everything) and Paul Jordan (Eurovision Research Network).
A packed chat show from Dusseldorf, with Sharleen and Ewan marshalling Emma, Luke, Elaine, Liam, Steven and Paul. The highights of rehearsals yesterday the probems of Sweden, and why is there such a big party scene anyway?
More round table discussion from Ewan and Sharleen, with Luke Fisher (ESC Daily), Andrew Main (All Kinds of Everything), David Elder (The Scotsman), Paul Jordan (ESC Research Network) and Steven Newby (ESC Insight) looking at potential qualifiers, critical websites, and the rise of Afro-Schlager.
The ESC Insight team have arrived in Dusseldorf, the rehearsals have started, and even though the contest almost two week away, it’s time to start our daily chat and news from Germany.