TEP Recaps: Eurovision News (27th February 2021) + BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

This week has been incredibly busy, with six songs being released in the Eurovision sphere for 2021. With that in mind, we have a lot to catch up on – not to mention the numerous national selections currently ongoing! So, what can we do but recap everything for you! In addition, we have some AMAZINGLY…

TEP Recaps: Eurovision News (20th February 2021)

In quite possibly the busiest week for Eurovision news this season so far, the gang are back together to help recap much of what’s been going on in the world of Eurovision in the past seven days. We’ve had national selections, we’ve had internal reveals and we’re ready to do it all over again tonight,…

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…

TEP Reviews: National Final Favourites

This week, the team are back together and we’re joined by A.M., official creator of the unofficial National Final Top 250! Together we look back at some of our favourite songs that never made it to the Contest, and reflect on why these songs are so famous (or infamous) in the fandom today! What do…

Finland: Changing the Formula for Success

This week, the hosts take a trip to Scandinavia – to Jazzi’s “stan country” of Finland. We discuss our favourite Eurovision entries from Finland and talk about Yle’s gradual development of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK) as a national final format. We also discuss how Finland’s experience with the juries has negatively impacted their recent results…

TEP Talks: Favourite Non-Qualifiers

This week, the hosts look back at previous years of the Contest and reveal their ultimate favourites from the entries that didn’t qualify. We talk about the level of quality of songs has improved over the years, as well as discussing which countries should have qualified in lieu of our choices. We also bring out…

TEP Reviews: Eurovision 2007

This week, the hosts look back to Eurovision 2007, which was broadcast in conjunction with #EurovisionAgain to help fans stave off the depression of the lack of a Eurovision this year. Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim relive our memories of the Contest, divulge our favourite songs and look at what YLE can learn from their…