ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #2

The team finally get it together to catch up on the national finals they’ve missed, resulting in entries from France, Spain, Czech Republic, Malta and Switzerland.

They also preview national finals from the UK (eek!), Denmark and, very briefly, Italy. The semi-final allocation draw also gets dissected.

There’s also the usual news update, the ESC Prediction Head-To-Head, and the team answer listener’s questions.

To find the segment you want:

0.00 – Intro
2.26 – France’s “Destination Eurovision”
8.45 – Spain’s “Operacion Triunfo” Eurovision gala
12.56 – Malta’s national final and their popup ads
23.06 – Switzerland’s “Entscheidungs Show”
27.47 – Sweden’s Melfest semi 1 results and semi 2 preview
38.18 – Latvia’s Supernova semi 1 qualifiers
42.17 – UK national final preview
48.46 – Dansk Melodi Grand Prix preview
53.04 – Brief preview of Italy’s “Festival di Sanremo”
57.09 – News round-up
1.04.16 – We remember to talk about the Czech entry, oops!
1.06.33 – Semi-final allocation draw
1.12.41 – ESC Prediction Head-To-Head update
1.14.27 – Listener’s questions

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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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