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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2021 Review – Semi 1 (part 2)

The second of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair joining us as our second special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 1.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2021 – Episode #4

It was a very eventful weekend in Eurovision Land, the team try to break down what happened and explain why sending hate to the artists online is a very bad thing. We also preview semifinals in Portugal and Sweden.

We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listeners questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2021 – Episode #3

It’s a busy week this week as the team discuss national final participants with sour grapes, why the finals in both Norway and Finland have us worried, and if Spain could succeed by making the audience swoon. We also discuss semi-finals in Estonia and Portugal.

We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listeners questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2021 – Episode #2

The team are relieved that the supposedly obvious result actually happened and gave us another returning 2020 artist. We also discuss the results of semi-final 4 in Norway and preview semi-final 2 in Sweden.

There are also more soundboard clips and we discuss the EBU’s update on what format this year’s show will have, as well as reflect on some very tragic news coming out of Hungary.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2021 – Episode #1

After a long wait, national final season is back, albeit less crowded than usual for obvious reasons. We discuss the results of national finals in Albania, Israel and France, and preview the final of Lithuania’s national final as well as semis in Norway and Sweden. We also have some new soundboard clips and have a casual chat about life during lockdown.

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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 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 2 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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