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We love a summer renovation project and the Eurovision Big 5 could use some work. Well, maybe not Italy...

#56: The Big 5 Gut Rehab (Italy)

We love a summer renovation project and the Eurovision Big 5 could use some work. Well, maybe not Italy…

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Madonna performed at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in the lead up to the release of Madame X (Screen: YouTube)

#54: Madame X is Eurovision

Maura Johnston joins us to discuss Madonna’s Eurovision performance, Madame X, and how the Queen of Pop can navigate 2019.

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Australia, Switzerland, Spain, Malta, Iceland, and Netherlands are all contenders for winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest (Photos: Eurovision.tv)

#52: Eurovision 2019 Grand Final Preview

This is it. The Eurovision 2019 Semi-Finals are done and we know what 26 countries will compete in Saturday’s Grand Final. We add our own wild speculation to the mix.

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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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Hatari performs at Iceland's Söngvakeppnin 2019 Semi-Final, delighting the Internet (Photo: RÚV)

#38: Euro Vortex

Eurovision 2019 Selection Season is in full swing! We dive into the Euro Vortex with the United Kingdom, Montenegro, Italy, and Hatari among many others.

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Australia will use the national selection Australia Decides for its 2019 Eurovision Song Contest entry

#37: Australia Decides Gets AUSome

We discuss Australia Decides with Mike and Dale from the Aussievision Podcast! Which entries are we most excited about in this year’s field?

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Orchestras were once a required component of a Eurovision Song Contest entry

#27: Orchestras, Synthesizers, and Lulu

Orchestras used to be a requirement at Eurovision. In this episode, we take a look at the evolution of live music at the competition.

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The story of Adam and Eve meets Eurovision, disco, and a tax shelter in the 1980 film The Apple (Screen: MGM)

#20: Bite The Apple

What if the Eurovision Song Contest were a secret plot to take over the world by forcing people to exercise daily to the winning song? On this week’s episode, Ben, Mike, and special guest Josh Hehner explore this dystopia(?) in the 1980 film The Apple.

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Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Israel, Moldova, Norway, Ukraine, Australia, and Sweden are expected to do well in the semi-final rounds in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#17: Grand Final Preview

The Grand Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place Saturday, May 12, which means this is our last chance for wild speculation. We break down what happened at the semi-finals before sharing our hopes and dreams for which countries we want to win.

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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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