As the Eurovision semi-finalist rehearsals are underway in Lisbon, the EuroWhat chats about the six auto qualifiers for this year's Grand Final. Will Portugal be a repeat winner? Will a Big Five country take the crown? Why so serious, Europe?
We have songs to talk about! France, Czech Republic, and Spain have selected and boy do we have opinions. Russia and Ukraine continue their Eurovision dramarama. Oh, and the semi-finals have been allocated.
This week is a mini-episode of the EuroWhat with minor updates about what’s happening in Eurovision selection season. We’ll be hopscotching from Armenia to France, Belarus to Serbia, and places in between.
On this week’s episode of the EuroWhat Podcast we discuss what “Europe” is (note the air quotes), get acquainted with this year’s hostesses, get caught up with some of the selection processes and look forward to others.
We take one last look at the Big Five and Ukraine’s rehearsals and see how their YouTube numbers stack up.
France copies their most recent Eurovision success with Alma’s “Requiem”, but misses the soul that made it work.
Now that the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is down to 42 participants, what countries are the top ten for YouTube views?
There has been some shuffling in the standings for YouTube views for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest entries. Is it too early to declare a favorite?
Will new videos boost viewership numbers for some of the underperforming countries on the Eurovision YouTube channel?
The big question coming out of this week’s Eurovision YouTube views: could San Marino be on its way to the Grand Final again?