Articles by EuroWhat Podcast

#71: Sticks Nix FiK Picks

January 7, 2020

We're barely a week into 2020 and we already have Eurovision drama up to our ears (HI ALBANIA!). We get caught up on the news from over the holidays in this episode.

#69: Ben’s Grand Eurofying Theory

December 24, 2019

Ben flies solo this week after getting too caffeinated while prepping for the last Eurowhat of the year. He develops a theory about Eurovision in the last decade and makes an audio essay about it. It involves snacks.

#68: Eurovisie Songfestivus

December 17, 2019

Tickets! Hosts! More selections! Eurovision 2020 is in full swing, but we look back at 2019 pop culture and make a 2020 wish list in this episode.

#67: Hungary for Turkey

December 3, 2019

Hungary's reasons for withdrawing from Eurovision sound similar to Turkey's. What else do the two countries have in common?

#66: Iceland Airwaves

November 19, 2019

Our Senior Hatari Correspondent Ben traveled to Reykjavik to check in with the Iceland Airwaves festival and what's going on in the Icelandic music scene.

#65: Lebanon-starter

November 5, 2019

Lebanon was supposed to debut at Eurovision 2005. We examine the unexpected ways international relations impact the Song Contest.

#64: Win Win Win Win

October 22, 2019

We jump back 50 years to that time Eurovision had a four-way tie for first place... and no way to break it.

#63: Flags on the Play

October 8, 2019

Who knew that flags—symbols of national identity—could have political implications at the Eurovision Song Contest? Drink!

#62: Morocco 1980

September 24, 2019

Remember that time Morocco competed at the Eurovision Song Contest? We don't since neither of us existed at the time. Let's learn about it together!
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