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We dare to dream which 20 semi-finalists will advance to the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest (Logo: Eurovision)

#51: Eurovision 2019 Semi-Final Predictions

Ben and Mike have done their rankings, mixed them with other data, and have made their picks for which songs will make it to the Grand Final.

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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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Sigmund's "Say My Name" could have been a fun winner in Denmark's Eurovision national selection. (Photo: @sigmundmusic (Instagram))

#43: The Ones That Got Away (2019)

Another Eurovision Selection Season is behind us, but we are still holding out hope for a strong write-in campaign for six entries that didn’t make the cut.

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In the madness of 16 songs dropping in one week, we cope by changing up the competition format.

#42: Madness!

The madness of Eurovision Selection Season has ended. With 16 songs to discuss, we change up the format to get into competition mode.

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Zala Kralj and Gašper Šantl won Slovenia's EMA 2019 with their mood-filled ballad "Sebi" (Photo: Sandi Fišer)

#39: Eurovision is a Whole Mood

All the things happened this past weekend in Eurovision-land and the trend that’s emerging: Eurovision is in a mood.

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Floran Wieder shared the design for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest Stage (Photo: Eurovision.tv)

#33: Welcome to 2019

Happy new year! Now that we can begin 2019 in earnest, we have our first Eurovision entry up for discussion.

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Dustin the Turkey represented Ireland at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest with "Irelande Douze Points" (Screen: EBU/YouTube)

#30: Dustin the Turkey Day

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re talking turkey this week and that means either the country or Ireland’s Dustin the Turkey. Guess what we chose.

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Voting makes Eurovision both exciting and confusing, with lots of numbers everywhere.

#29: Start Voting Now

How does the voting process work at Eurovision? If you think it’s confusing now, the history of voting at the Contest has many surprises.

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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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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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