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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.
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.
Hungary’s reasons for withdrawing from Eurovision sound similar to Turkey’s. What else do the two countries have in common?
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.
Lebanon was supposed to debut at Eurovision 2005. We examine the unexpected ways international relations impact the Song Contest.
We jump back 50 years to that time Eurovision had a four-way tie for first place… and no way to break it.
Who knew that flags—symbols of national identity—could have political implications at the Eurovision Song Contest? Drink!
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!
Happy Eurovision New Year! We’re talking about Eurovision 2020’s host country the Netherlands and the host city of Rotterdam.
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.