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#57: The Big 5 Gut Rehab (Spain and Germany)

Our July renovations continue as we wander the Eurovision wilderness with Big 5 countries Spain and Germany.

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Spain, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, and Israel automatically qualify for the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final, to be held in Tel Aviv on Saturday, May 18. (Photos: Eurovision.tv)

#50: The Mountaintop

Dave Steeves joins us to discuss the Eurovision auto-qualifiers as we ask the eternal question “Could Spain, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and the host country advance if they had to compete?”

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Jamala has some pointed questions (with literal pointing!) for MARUV at Ukraine's Vidbir final. (Screen: UA:PBC)

#40: YIKES

Eurovision ticket prices? Yikes. Lithuania Marathon finale shenanigans? Yikes. Ukraine’s Vidbir Inquisition? YIKES. It’s been a week, y’all.

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We get caught up with some of the news and headlines in the world of Eurovision.

#26: Tel Aviv and Other Headlines

Tel Aviv will be hosting Eurovision in 2019! I mean, we pretty much knew that, but now it’s official!

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Even though the 2018 World Cup is over, what we'll remember is the music?

#22: World Cup Song Contest

Is there anything more EuroWhat? than the World Cup? How about World Cup songs performed by Eurovision Song Contest alumni? Yeah, that oughta do it…

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France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom are the auto qualifiers for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#15: Auto Qualifiers

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?

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Laura Rizzotto will be Latvia's "Funny Girl" at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest (Photo: LTV / Eurovision)

#6: Stupor Saturday

The second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest started filling up this past week as nine countries made their selections. There are elevated pianos, Moldovan wedding hijinks, and baffled rockers—it must be the height of selection season!

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Alekseev lights up the stage at the national final for Belarus (Photo: BTRC)

#5: Get Excited

Three more songs have joined the 2018 Eurovision field—two from national selections and one from… just showing up? San Marino has a business proposition for you while Israel poses a challenge to the concept of live vocals. Plus, we get ready for the onslaught of Stupor Saturday. Get excited!

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Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo: RAI)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Rehearsals: The Autoqualifiers

We take one last look at the Big Five and Ukraine’s rehearsals and see how their YouTube numbers stack up.

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