Albina Grčić emerges victorious in Croatia’s Dora!

Fourteen acts competed in Croatia’s Dora tonight, with Tick-Tock by Albina Grčić emerging victorious from a strong field of diverse songs! Listen to the winning entry here: Tonight we heard songs from: Nina Kraljić – Rijeka (River) Eric Vidović – Reci mi (Tell Me) Ella Orešković – Come This Way Bernarda Brunović – Colors Sandi…

TEP Recaps: Eurovision News (13th February 2021)

This week, Jazzi takes the helm as we recap yet another week of Eurovision from Croatia to Sweden to Norway to Czechia – although, it must be noted that after we recorded this podcast, Benny Cristo announced “Omaga” as the name of his song, so big apologies! We also have a heartfelt tribute to AWS…

TEP Recaps: Eurovision News (6th February 2021)

Rory leads the recap of all things that have happened in the world of Eurovision in the past seven days. With two new songs selected for the Contest in May, the National Final season is kicking up a gear, as other national selections continue – including the mighty Melodifestivalen. We also round up news from…

Go_A’s “Shum” To represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2021!

We got a Surprise 4th song yesterday for Eurovision 2021 courtesy of Ukraine, it is “Shum” by the band Go_A. Eurovision fans will know that Go_A were supposed to represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2020 with the song Solovey. “Shum” had already been released commercially prior to the internal jury selection in January 22nd, but due…

“Voilà” to represent France in Rotterdam!

After a fantastically produced show from France Télévisions, we now officially have our third song for Eurovision 2021! France has voted to send Barbara to represent the country with their song “Voilà” by a large margin, beating out 11 other contestants. The 12 songs that took part in tonight’s competition were: 21 Juin le Duo…

TEP Recaps: Eurovision News (30th January 2021)

As National Final season enters a new gear, Rosie leads our weekly news roundup of Eurovision news. A lot has gone on in the past seven days – from Natalia Gordienko officially being reconfirmed for Moldova to Israel’s selection of its song – so if you need a quick report on everything that’s been going…

Israel: Eden Alene to sing ‘Set Me Free’!

It’s official; we have our second song of Eurovision 2021! After a national selection that has had to adapt rather heavily to coronavirus restrictions, Israel has selected ‘Set Me Free’ to represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. You can listen to the selected song here: The show was a reasonably scaled-back affair following…

TEP Recaps: Eurovision News (23rd January 2021)

This week, Tim returns to lead the news review of everything that has gone on in the Eurovision world since the 19th of January. From the release of Portugal’s songs in Festival da Cancao to the confirmation of Sanremo in March, we run through all the major stories that fans are talking about! What do…

TEP Recaps: ESC News (19th January 2021)

This week, Jazzi leads the news recap with Rory and Rosie, as National Final season starts to ramp up. We talk about the first results from Norway and Lithuania, discuss Israel’s everchanging format, as well as the lineups in Estonia, Finland and Sweden. We also talk about the potential danger for Sanremo to be moved…