Tag Archives: Israel

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 #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 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: National Finals 2019 – Episode #3

Drama, drama and even more DRAMAA than Eini can throw at us this week as we look at some rather unpopular national final results and preview some upcoming finals in Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Romania (also Croatia, but they’re giving us no songs, boo). We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listener’s questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: Junior ESC 2018 Review (Part 2)

The second of two shows with special guest judge Elliot Harris from Eurovoxx, where the team look at the songs competing in the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Minsk, Belarus.

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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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