ESC Insight: The Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest Podcast
By Ewan Spence
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Join Ewan Spence and ESC Insight as they take you on the journey that is the Eurovision Song Contest. From an introduction to the contest and rules, through the songs chosen by each country to backstage at the stadium, this is your unofficial guide to one of the world's favourite television shows, with over 200 million viewers worldwide each year.
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Leaving The Nest||More countries have entered 2017 Contest, most songs are revealed for the 2016 Junior Contest, and the Netherlands keeps us guessing.||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: We Don’t Need An Anniversary To Have A Party||We're up to 38 entries for Eurovision (and 17 for Junior Eurovision), more dates, submission deadlines, and all the rest of the news from the Song Contest world.||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Pack Your Bags For Kyiv||We have a host city, a venue, and enough countries to run a Song Contest. What else has happened in the last two weeks?||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Let The New Season Begin!||The September 1st deadline is past, broadcasters get ready to listen to over 10,000 songs, and the exciting road to finding one three-minute winner in May has begun.||9/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Eurobeat Moldova||The team behind the theatrical hit 'Eurobeat' return to the Edinburgh Fringe to launch 'Eurobeat Moldova'. Ewan catches up with the team to find out more about the new show.||8/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Coffee With Kenneth McKellar||Eurovision Insight Podcast: Coffee With Kenneth McKellar||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With Creative Designer Nicoline Refsing||During Stockholm 2016, Ewan Spence talked with Creative Designer Nicoline Refsing about Eurovision visuals, stage direction, and some controversial changes that could help the Song Contest.||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Embrace, Extend, And Enjoy||What do we need to learn from the 2016 Contest, what can we expect for the 2017 Contest, how did JESC change, and who just volunteers to sing? Ewan Spence brings you the latest news from the world of the Song Contest.||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLetters From Stockholm: Dear Audience…||Jon Jacob is finally home, so the last of his 'Letters From Stockholm' has a challenging title. Nonetheless, he wants to talk to the audience of the Eurovision Song Contest.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEurovision Insight Podcast: In-depth With SVT’s Edward af Sillén||Before Eurovision 2016's Grand Final, Ewan Spence sat down with writer Edward as Sillén. He scripted the last two Swedish Eurovisions, and was one of the creative forces behind 'Love Love Peace Peace'.||5/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: The Last Chat From Stockholm, Sunday May 15th 2016||There's time for one final podcast from Stockholm as we all get ready to fly home. Ewan Spence looks over some of the results and implications from the 2016 Song Contest with Ben Robertson, Samantha Ross, and Lisa-Jayne Lewis.||5/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Grand Final Commentary 2016||For the final time this Eurovision season, Ewan Spence is joined at microphone by Eurovision Ireland's Lisa-Jayne Lewis for this year's ESC Insight Alternative Commentary of the Grand Final.||5/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLetters From Stockholm: Dear Eurovision…||It's the penultimate episode so time for Jon to reflect on the things he's learnt on his Eurovision trip this year. Spoiler alert: it includes an enormous serving of humble pie, amongst other thing in his latest 'Letters From Stockholm'.||5/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Stockholm, Saturday 14th May||And so it comes to this. Dawn breaks on the day of the 61st Eurovision Song Contest. The Jury Final is over, the internal acts are prepared, the world awaits. Ewan Spence previews the Grand Final with Samantha Ross, Ben Robertson, and Benny Royston.||5/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Stockholm, Friday 13th May||The second Semi Final is over, and just before the running order for the Grand Final, Ewan Spence picks over the results with Samantha Ross (ESC Insight) and Brandon McCann (Europe Calling), along with a cameo from Australia's Head of Delegation Paul C...||5/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Semi Final 2 Commentary 2016||Once more Ewan Spence is joined at microphone by Eurovision Ireland's Lisa-Jayne Lewis for this year's ESC Insight Alternative Commentary. It’s the second semi final of Eurovision 2016 – you should start playing the podcast before the show starts,||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLetters From Stockholm: Dear Euroclub…||Jon Jacob's had a late night at the pleasure of the British Ambassador and attending a party he wasn't invited to. We're not entirely clear how much he consumed, but it sounds like it was a lot.||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Stockholm, Thursday 12th May||Reviewing the jury performances from the second semi-final of Eurovision 2016. Ewan Spence is joined by Ellie Chalkley (ESC Insight) and Dimitri De Groodt (ESC Kaz) to run through the chances of the eighteen contenders.||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEurovision Insight Podcast: In-depth With The BBC’s Guy Freeman||Guy Freeman is now in his third year as the Head of Delegation for the UK. With a return to a national selection show, more input from the music industry, and the lessons from Molly and Electro Velvet, how is the BBC addressing the long term health of ...||5/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
the best podcast about Eurovision
Eurovision is not merely a song contest, it's a peace-fostering majestic fun event that is very important to many millions of Europeans.
In this podcast you can learn more about Eurovision from people who are genuinely passionate about Eurovision.
It's worth listening.
Best ESC commentators bar none
Whoever your favorite sportscaster is, Ewan Spence is the Eurovision equivalent.