The EuroWhat? Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

138 episodes of The EuroWhat? Podcast since the first episode, which aired on January 9th, 2018.

  • Episode 16: Semi-Final Preview

    May 7th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 9 mins
    australia, bulgaria, cyprus, czech republic, estonia, israel, moldova, norway, sweden, ukraine

    It's showtime! 37 countries will be competing in the Eurovision semi-final rounds Tuesday and Thursday. We share our thoughts on the rehearsals as well as suggestions for how to make your Eurovision party on Saturday a fun experience for everyone.

  • Episode 15: Eurovision 2018 Auto Qualifiers

    May 2nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 52 secs
    france, germany, italy, portugal, spain, united kingdom

    As the Eurovision semi-finalist rehearsals are underway in Lisbon, the EuroWhat chats about the six auto qualifiers for this year's Grand Final. Will Portugal be a repeat winner? Will a Big Five country take the crown? Why so serious, Europe?

  • Episode 14: Eurovision 2018 Semi-Final 2 Hodgepodge

    April 25th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 15 mins
    georgia, hungary, latvia, malta, montenegro, poland, slovenia, sweden, ukraine

    The second half of the second semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest is a European hodgepodge of pop, rock, dance, ethno-jazz, and... whatever it is Montenegro's doing (never change). We break down the last nine semi-finalists in this week's po...

  • Episode 13: Eurovision 2018 Australia and Others

    April 18th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins
    australia, denmark, moldova, netherlands, norway, romania, russia, san marino, serbia

    The first half of the second Eurovision semi-final is extra bubbly this year. Er... that should be bubble-y because there are few sure bets, even among perfect streak holders. We break down the field in this week's episode.

  • Episode 12: Bringing the Party

    April 11th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    armenia, austria, croatia, cyprus, finland, greece, ireland, north macedonia, switzerland

    Before the big party in Lisbon next month, we chat about the London Eurovision Party and other pre-festival shindigs. We also finish up talking about the first semi-final, including our hopes and dreams for what we'll see on stage.

  • Episode 11: First!

    April 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    albania, azerbaijan, belarus, belgium, bulgaria, czech republic, estonia, iceland, israel, lithuania

    This week we begin our analysis of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in earnest. First up: the first half of the first semi-final! Which entries are locks for advancing to the Grand Final? Who might get help from the running order?

  • Episode 10: The Ones That Got Away (2018 Edition)

    March 28th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 11 secs
    armenia, iceland, latvia, norway, switzerland, ukraine

    This week we have a mini episode where we remember some of the Eurovision national final entries that won't be making the trip to Lisbon. We also take a moment to remember Lys Assia, the original ESC chanteuse.

  • Episode 9: Dita Von Teese Curtain Monster

    March 21st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins
    bulgaria, georgia, israel, lithuania, north macedonia, russia

    This week we chat about the last six entries for Eurovision 2018 with special guest Barbara Sawhill. Are we buying the hype for Israel's "Toy" as this year's favorite? Do we have "Bones" to pick with Bulgaria? What is up with Georgia's curtain lady?

  • Episode 8: Melfest Fest

    March 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    australia, austria, azerbaijan, belgium, croatia, ireland, norway, portugal, sweden, ukraine

    Eurovision's 2018 selection season is approaching the end, which means one thing: Sweden's Melodifestivalen! Well, two things: lots of internal selections coming through the pipeline. No matter how you count it, we're in the homestretch!

  • Episode 7: Remember the Diaspora?

    March 7th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 26 secs
    armenia, cyprus, estonia, finland, iceland, netherlands, poland, romania, san marino

    It's another whirlwind trip around Europe as we hopscotch through another set of Eurovision selections. We have outlaws, humans, monsters, and wannabe heroes in the mix, but will it be opera that takes the top prize in Lisbon?

  • Episode 6: Stupor Saturday

    February 28th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 42 secs
    germany, hungary, latvia, moldova, serbia, slovenia, ukraine

    The second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest started filling up this past week as nine countries made their selections. There are elevated pianos, Moldovan wedding hijinks, and baffled rockers—it must be the height of selection season!

  • Episode 5: Get Excited

    February 20th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 29 secs
    armenia, belarus, croatia, germany, greece, hungary, israel, latvia, moldova, montenegro, north macedonia, romania, san marino, serbia, slovenia, ukraine

    Three more songs have joined the 2018 Eurovision field—two from national selections and one from... just showing up?