Podcast

#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!

#61: It’s Rotterdam! Ahoy!

September 10, 2019

Happy Eurovision New Year! We're talking about Eurovision 2020's host country the Netherlands and the host city of Rotterdam.

#60: Hallelujah

August 27, 2019

With Tel Aviv about to pass the Eurovision hosting baton to Rotterdam or Maastricht, we watch the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest to see what has changed in the last 40 years.

#59: 12 Angry Points

August 13, 2019

Nothing courts Eurovision controversy quite like the juries. We journey back to 1997 when the introduction of the televote made the juries A Thing.
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