It's showtime! 37 countries will be competing in the Eurovision semi-final rounds Tuesday and Thursday. We share our thoughts on the rehearsals as well as suggestions for how to make your Eurovision party on Saturday a fun experience for everyone.
This week we begin our analysis of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in earnest. First up: the first half of the first semi-final! Which entries are locks for advancing to the Grand Final? Who might get help from the running order?
This week we chat about the last six entries for Eurovision 2018 with special guest Barbara Sawhill. Are we buying the hype for Israel's "Toy" as this year's favorite? Do we have "Bones" to pick with Bulgaria? What is up with Georgia's curtain lady?
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!
Lindsey Weber from the Who Weekly podcast stops by to chat about how the Olympics are the perfect world event to prep for Eurovision before getting into the songs selected for Malta, Switzerland, the UK, Denmark, and Italy.
When 10 of the entries are toss-ups for qualifying, you know it’s going to be a good Eurovision semi-final.
Croatia may be playing spoiler in the second semi-final, making this year’s Eurovision Song Contest that much more unpredictable.
There is a clear YouTube front-runner after the first round of Eurovision semi-final rehearsals.
Will Israel’s Imri Ziv give you life when he closes the second Eurovision Semi-Final with “I Feel Alive”?
Israel may be playing it a smidge too safe at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with Imri Ziv’s generically clubby “I Feel Alive”