ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2016 Review – Semi 2 (part 1)

The third of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. In this episode, we look at the songs in the first half of Semi 2.

The songs reviewed in this episode:

  • Australia: Dami Im – “Sound Of Silence”
  • Belarus: IVAN – “Help You Fly”
  • Ireland: Nicky Byrne – “Sunlight”
  • Israel: Hovi Star – “Made Of Stars”
  • Latvia: Justs – “Heartbeat”
  • Lithuania: Donny Montell – “I’ve Been Waiting For This Night”
  • F.Y.R. Macedonia: Kaliopi – “Dona”
  • Poland: Michał Szpak – “Color Of Your Life”
  • Serbia: Sanja Vučić ZAA – “Goodbye (Shelter)”
  • Switzerland: Rykka – “The Last Of Our Kind”

The “public vote” was given by our friends at and our online Google Docs poll.


Author: Kylie Wilson

Editor-in-chief of ESC Pulse. A British-New Zealander who's an unashamed Norwegophile, has watched Eurovision every year since 1999, and is not afraid to speak her mind and step outside the general consensus.

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