Portugal: Winning at Losing

This week, Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim take a trip to Portugal – the country that, up until 2017, was the country waiting the longest time to score its first win. We look back at some of our favourite Portuguese Eurovision songs, as well as discussing the prominence of the Portuguese language in both Festival…

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…

THAT Eurovision Podcast – Episode 2: United Kingdom; OK or NO-K?

This week, the hosts delve into the UK’s handling of the Contest. We look at how the BBC has controlled the reputation of the Contest, and ponder what has caused this reputation to disintegrate. We also suggest our top picks for the UK in Eurovision in the future! Do you agree with our opinions? What…