All posts by 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.

ESC Pulse Podcast: 1980 Review (Part 2)

Part two of a two-part review where the team is joined by Ann Squires of ESC Armchair to review the 1980 contest which took place in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: 1980 Review (Part 1)

Part one of a two-part review where the team is joined by Ann Squires of ESC Armchair to review the 1980 contest which took place in The Hague, The Netherlands.

To skip the intro, go ahead to the 23.16 mark.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: Eurovision 2019 Final Reactions

The team mull over the final results a couple of days after the show, decode some of the crazy scores that were thrown out and try to quell some of the flames left in the aftermath.

NOTE: this podcast was recorded before the EBU’s revision of the Grand Final scores, and was mostly left intact.

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ESC Pulse Article: Eurovision 2019 Final Predictions

Shalom! This is it, it’s the big finale. The final jury rehearsal is done, half of the final scores are now decided. So now, it is time for the team to sit down and lay down their cards for what they think the final outcome will be…

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ESC Pulse Article: Eurovision 2019 Semi 2 Predictions

Shalom! It’s that time of year again. The first jury rehearsal has been done and dusted, and now it’s time to bite the bullet and try and deduct who’s going to be getting a flight home tomorrow.

Neither of the team saw the TV feed and are making their predictions based on rehearsal footage and word from reliable sources on the ground. Will that affect their accuracy in picking our ten qualifiers? Let’s find out…

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ESC Pulse Article: Eurovision 2019 Semi 1 Predictions

Shalom! It’s that time of year again. The first jury rehearsal has been done and dusted, and now it’s time to bite the bullet and try and deduct who’s going to be getting a flight home tomorrow.

Neither of the team saw the TV feed and are making their predictions based on rehearsal footage and word from reliable sources on the ground. Will that affect their accuracy in picking our ten qualifiers? Let’s find out…

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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2019 Review – Automatic Finalists

The fifth of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair joining us as our fifth special guest judge as we look at the Big Five and this year’s host country Israel.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2019 Review – Semi 2 (part 2)

The fourth of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Elliot Harris from Eurovoxx joining us as our fourth special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 2.

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