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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 #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 Article: Eurovision 2018 Final Predictions

Olá! 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 2018 Semi 1 Predictions

Olá! 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 2018 Review – Semi 1 (part 1)

The first of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair joining us as our first special guest judge as we look at the songs in the first half of Semi-final 1.

We also take time to pay tribute to both Katie Boyle and Lys Assia after their recent passing.

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ESC Pulse Article: Eurovision 2017 Final Predictions

Здравствуйте! 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 2017 Semi 2 Predictions

Здравствуйте! Time for the second round. The second jury rehearsal has been done and dusted, half the scores are in, and now we have the impossible task of trying to deduct who will be getting a flight home on Friday morning.

Kylie watched the jury rehearsal on the screens in the press centre, while John was in the arena to take in the live experience. Let’s see if and how their opinions are affected…

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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2017 Review – Semi 2 (part 2)

The fourth of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair 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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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2017 – The Wrap-Up

After a week-long absence, the team are back alongside special guest Elliot from The Euro Trip to discuss the final two weeks of the national final season, and take a look back at some of the best national final songs that will not be in Kyiv this year.

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