Czechia: The Rise of the Underdog

This week, the hosts look at the country that stands at the crossroads of Central Europe – the Czech Republic, or Czechia. As usual, Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim look at the country’s track record at the Contest, look at how the national selection ESCZ has been able to show the diversity of the Czech…

Lithuania: On Fire or Stone Cold?

This week, we were so happy to be joined by good friend of the podcast, Dovilė – a native Lithuanian – to talk about her country’s forays into Eurovision! We talk about the impact On Fire had in fostering the possibility of giving Lithuania its first win, while also looking at Lithuania’s extensive national final…

TEP Reviews: Eurovision – Europe Shine a Light

In the wake of Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light, the hosts reflect on the show hosted by the EBU as a replacement to the Song Contest in 2020. We look at the acts that took part as the intermission acts, the structure of the show, and its impact on the viewing public. We also look…

TEP Reviews: Eurovision 2020

As this week was meant to be the scheduled shows of Eurovision 2020, it seems fitting to review the songs that would have participated in the Contest, meant to be held in Rotterdam. The hosts delve into each other’s top three entries, debate who should return in 2021, and how the Netherlands would have produced…