Saturday proved to be a marathon as Australia, Latvia, and Italy chose their Eurovision entries and a whole bunch of other countries made progress.
With Tel Aviv about to pass the Eurovision hosting baton to Rotterdam or Maastricht, we watch the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest to see what has changed in the last 40 years.
Ben and Mike have done their rankings, mixed them with other data, and have made their picks for which songs will make it to the Grand Final.
Dave Steeves joins us to discuss the Eurovision auto-qualifiers as we ask the eternal question “Could Spain, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and the host country advance if they had to compete?”
Another Eurovision Selection Season is behind us, but we are still holding out hope for a strong write-in campaign for six entries that didn’t make the cut.