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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 Podcast: National Finals 2020 – Episode #4

We discuss whether a stage mishap was real or not and the first of two successive Super Saturdays as we look at the selected entries over the past week, and preview upcoming finals in Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Moldova, Romania and Serbia. We also have our weekly news roundup and answer some listener’s questions.

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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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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2019 Review – Semi 2 (part 1)

The third of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Rory Gannon formerly of ESC Views joining us as our third special guest judge as we look at the songs in the first half of Semi-final 2.

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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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