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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 #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 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 – Semi 1 (part 1)

The first of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Paul Klur of Bruce Reviews Music joining us as our first special guest judge as we look at the songs in the first half of Semi-final 1.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2019 – Episode #6

It’s the final episode of the 2019 national final season, and there are only two finals left to cover. We also have our final round of listener’s questions and do our annual national final wrap-up where we pay tribute to the losing songs that we will miss in May.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2019 – Episode #5

We make an attempt to pick up the pieces after one country’s national final still leaves us no entry and preview some upcoming finals in Iceland, Portugal, Norway, Moldova and Serbia (also Georgia, but they’ve given us no songs, boo). We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listener’s questions.

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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 2)

The second of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Elliot Harris from Eurovoxx joining us as our second special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 1.

We also take time to discuss the running order a little bit.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #6

The team mull over some rather surprising results from the past weekend, and also preview our last set of national finals in Sweden, Norway and Lithuania.

There’s also the usual weekly news update, our ESC Prediction Head-to-head update, and we answer listeners’ questions.

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