December 5th, 2023 | Season 7 | 29 mins 23 secs
azerbaijan, estonia, finland, france, greece, italy, malta, slovenia, spain, sweden, ukraine
FRANCE has jumped the gun and released their song for Eurovision 2024. Greece has announced their artist, a handful of countries have named their contestants for their national finals, and tickets were already on sale... it's barely December? Join us as we peruse Eurovision Song Contest headlines.
November 7th, 2023 | Season 7 | 40 mins 19 secs
bosnia and herzegovina, croatia, denmark, greece, ireland, italy, luxembourg, netherlands, slovenia, sweden
It's been 30 years since a small town in Ireland took on the challenge of hosting Eurovision while the concept of Europe was undergoing a transformation. We look back at Millstreet 1993, the accommodation of several new countries wanting to join the party, and... the Bartman?
July 4th, 2023 | Season 6 | 1 hr 13 mins
albania, armenia, australia, belarus, denmark, france, germany, iceland, israel, italy, lithuania, netherlands, russia, san marino, spain, ukraine, united kingdom
In celebration of 200(!) episodes, we're sharing the presentation we gave at this year's Pop Conference entitled: “Let’s Discoteque Right At My Home”: Eurovision, the Pandemic, and Learning to “Open Up” Again
May 16th, 2023 | Season 6 | 28 mins 26 secs
albania, australia, finland, germany, israel, italy, norway, spain, sweden, ukraine, united kingdom
While Ben recovers from Liverpool's Party of the Century, special guest Trip Payne stops by to chat about the 2023 Eurovision Grand Final and the battle between Sweden and Finland.
May 12th, 2023 | Season 6 | 28 mins 44 secs
albania, armenia, australia, austria, belgium, croatia, cyprus, czechia, estonia, finland, france, germany, israel, italy, lithuania, moldova, norway, poland, protugal, serbia, slovenia, spain, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
Will Finland "Cha Cha Cha" to victory? Will Sweden's Loreen get a "Tattoo" to celebrate a win? Could Ukraine's "Heart of Steel" beat the competition? We recap the Eurovision 2023 Semi-Finals and make our picks for what we think will happen at the Grand Final in Liverpool.
May 2nd, 2023 | Season 6 | 37 mins 28 secs
france, germany, italy, spain, ukraine, united kingdom
Maura Johnston joins us as we wrestle with the Eurovision 2023 set of auto-qualifiers. Will Ukraine pull the double? Will the UK and Spain continue their glowups? Will we be going back to Italy? Will Germany get out of the basement? Is France gonna France?
February 14th, 2023 | Season 6 | 39 mins 11 secs
croatia, czechia, denmark, estonia, iceland, italy, latvia, lithuania, malta, romania, san marino, sweden, ukraine, united kingdom
We are all googly-eyed after a Saturday with more than 50 hours of Eurovision programming. The good news: we now have 8 more songs heading to Liverpool.
February 7th, 2023 | Season 6 | 50 mins 8 secs
armenia, austria, croatia, czech republic, denmark, estonia, georgia, greece, ireland, italy, latvia, lithuania, malta, norway, romania, slovenia, spain, sweden, ukraine, united kingdom
This weekend was a practice run for Eurovision Super Saturday as Ireland, Norway, and Spain made their selections and Slovenia shared their song. Sweden and Latvia also kicked off their processes as we get ready for a deluge of entries for Liverpool.
January 31st, 2023 | Season 6 | 31 mins 43 secs
czech republic, georgia, germany, iceland, ireland, italy, latvia, lithuania, malta, moldova, norway, portugal, serbia, slovenia, spain, sweden, ukraine, united kingdom
After recapping the last (not so) quiet weekend of Eurovision Selection Season, we set our sights on finals, semi-finals, and song reveals all over Europe next weekend. Strap in: It's February, y'all.
December 13th, 2022 | Season 6 | 20 mins 30 secs
estonia, iceland, italy, portugal, slovenia, ukraine, united kingdom
Suzie Seager from the Euroriffs Podcast joins us to discuss concerts and music releases featuring Eurovision alumni.