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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 #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 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 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 2)

The second of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ciaran Urry-Tuttiett of The Eurovision Showcase joining us as our first special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 1.

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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 #4

The team discuss the chosen songs in Belarus and Montenegro, and are faced with this year’s big SUPER SATURDAY with finals in… *inhales* Serbia, Germany, Armenia, Hungary, Latvia, Ukraine, Slovenia, Moldova and Romania.

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

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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 1 Predictions

Здравствуйте! 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.

Kylie was in the press centre watching the show through the TV screens, while John was in the arena watching the show live. Will that cause a difference in opinion? Let’s find out…

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