The Eurowhat is a Eurovision Song Contest podcast featuring a pair of Americans analyzing the annual competition. From the start of national selection season in January through the Grand Final in May, we keep up with what is happening with the participating countries and the songs they have entered. In the off-season, we examine Eurovision’s 65+ year history and find the overlaps with American culture while exploring the evolution of fandom. Episodes drop Tuesdays wherever you get your podcasts!
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?
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!
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?
February 14th, 2018 | Season 1 | 54 mins 28 secs
croatia, denmark, israel, italy, malta, montenegro, switzerland, united kingdom
Lindsey Weber from the Who Weekly podcast stops by to chat about how the Olympics are the perfect world event to prep for Eurovision before getting into the songs selected for Malta, Switzerland, the UK, Denmark, and Italy.
February 6th, 2018 | Season 1 | 37 mins 27 secs
cyprus, denmark, ireland, italy, malta, russia, san marino, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
This week, Ben and Mike do a deep dive into the United Kingdom's Eurovision selection process and take a look at why the country has struggled for so long at the Contest.
January 30th, 2018 | Season 1 | 55 mins 39 secs
czech republic, france, latvia, north macedonia, russia, spain, ukraine, united kingdom
We have songs to talk about! France, Czech Republic, and Spain have selected and boy do we have opinions. Russia and Ukraine continue their Eurovision dramarama. Oh, and the semi-finals have been allocated.
January 23rd, 2018 | Season 1 | 10 mins 43 secs
armenia, belarus, denmark, france, hungary, lithuania, romania, serbia
A mini-episode with updates about what's happening in Eurovision selection season: Armenia to France, Belarus to Serbia, and places in between.
January 18th, 2018 | Season 1 | 45 mins 38 secs
armenia, belarus, czech republic, france, hungary, lithuania, norway, sweden, switzerland
We discuss what "Europe" is, get acquainted with this year's hostesses, and get caught up with some of the selection processes.
January 9th, 2018 | Season 1 | 50 mins 2 secs
albania, australia, austria, azerbaijan, belgium, finland, georgia, netherlands
In our opening episode of The EuroWhat? podcast, our Eurovision specialists introduce themselves and share their first impressions of Albania's entry.