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. Episode Rundown Semi-Final Allocation France selects “Mercy” by Madame Monsieur Czech Republic selects “Lie to Me” by Mikolas Josef Spain selects “Tu canción” by Alfred & Amaia Russia confirms Yuilia Samoylova FYR Macedonia is looking for songs Upcoming selection processes Links Ryan’s Tattoo (Instagram) “Mercy” backstory (ESC Insight) “Lie to Me” official video (YouTube) Tu canción performance (RTVe) FYR Macedonia press release (Eurovision.tv) “Here We Go” by PeR (YouTube) [Read more…]
On this week’s episode of the EuroWhat Podcast we discuss what “Europe” is (note the air quotes), get acquainted with this year’s hostesses, get caught up with some of the selection processes and look forward to others. Show Notes What is Europe? (1:36) Eurovision hosts (6:33) – Announcement from Eurovision.tv Selection Updates (11:30) Lithuania Switzerland Czech Republic Belarus – Shenanigans reported by Wiwiblogs Norway Armenia What selections are we looking forward to? (40:05) [Read more…]
Will Montenegro’s Knez say hello to the country’s second Eurovision Song Contest final with “Adio”?
Will Greece need to draw “One Last Breath” to keep its perfect final streak alive at the Eurovision Song Contest?
The Czech Republic’s hope for the Grand Final will never die …
Will Lithuania bounce back “This Time” from missing the Eurovision final last year? Monika Linkytė and Vaidas Baumila will try with a toe-tapping love song.
It’s been 6 years since they last entered the competition – can the Czech Republic make a return to the Eurovision Song Contest finals?