Category Archives: Podcast

We at Euro Dummies are planning to get a free podcast up and running in time for December, where you could listen to Eurovision fans discuss what’s going on in the national finals all the way up to the Eurovision show itself, as well as reviewing all the entries once the submission deadline is shut.

Stay tuned!

ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #6

National final season is over for 2020, and the team take time to reminisce over the highlights of the past six weeks and list the songs that will be sadly missed. There is also a brief discussion about how the current coronavirus pandemic could affect this year’s contest. We also have our last round of listener’s questions.

NOTE – since recording, the coronavirus situation has escalated further, but most of our comments on the situation still apply.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #5

We’re almost at the end of national final season as we look at the selected entries over the past week, and preview the last set of finals in Israel, Denmark, Finland, Portugal and Sweden. We also have our weekly news roundup.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #4

We discuss whether a stage mishap was real or not and the first of two successive Super Saturdays as we look at the selected entries over the past week, and preview upcoming finals in Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Moldova, Romania and Serbia. We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listener’s questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #3

We discuss dance routines and epic voting fails as we look at the selected entries over the past week, and preview upcoming finals in Ukraine and Slovenia. We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listener’s questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #2

We discuss bizarre staging and thirsting after Italian men with mimosa flowers as we look at the selected entries over the past week, and preview upcoming finals in Armenia, Lithuania and Norway. We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listener’s questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #1

National final season is back! The team discuss the outcome of the past week’s semi finals and all the internally selected artists so far, as well as the branding for Rotterdam 2020 and the semi-final draw.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: 2011 Review (Part 1)

Part one of a two-part review where the team is joined by Ciaran Urry-Tuttiett of The Eurovision Showcase to review the 2011 contest which took place in Düsseldorf, Germany.

To skip to the non-qualifiers, go ahead to the 22.52 mark. To skip to the grand final, go ahead to the 59.42 mark.

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