Israel

It's never too early to start planning your Eurovision vacation

#25: Planning Your Eurovision Vacation

We know the Eurovision Song Contest will be in Israel in May 2019, so now is the perfect time to start planning your vacation!

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Israel will be hosting the 2019 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest

#24: Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest

Israel has had a fascinating history at Eurovision. We’ve invited Noam Roth from EuroFreak to talk about his country’s participation.

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Father Ted took on the challenge of Eurovision songwriting and the results were mixed (Source: Channel 4)

#23 That’s How You AI a Song

We gave a computer more than 300 Eurovision Song Contest entries from the last decade and this is what it gave us.

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If the US were to ever get an invite to compete at Eurovision, should we accept? If we did, who would go?

#21: Putting the US in E_rovi_ion

Happy 4th of July! In honor of America’s birthday, special guest Maura Johnston joins us to discuss the prospect of the US competing at Eurovision. Could we? Should we? If we somehow got an invite, who should represent whatever our sound is?

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DQ represented Denmark in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest with the entry "Drama Queen" (Photo: By Indrek Galetin)

#19: Eurovision Drag Race

Happy pride! The Eurovision off season can be a drag, so let’s talk about drag at Eurovision!

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The Parade of Flags takes place at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final Jury Rehearsal in the Altice Arean in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo: Mike McComb)

#18: Indistinct Pterodactyl Squawking

The gang is back together to discuss the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final. Our special guest Dave Steeves shares his experience as an audience member in Lisbon and we all weigh in on the dubious honor of the Barbara Dex award.

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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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Eurovision 2018 First Semi-Final Predictions

The first semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place Tuesday, May 8 in Lisbon, Portugal. Will we go 10-for-10 in our guesses for who will qualify?

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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)

#16: Semi-Final Preview

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.

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Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Iceland, Israel, and Lithuania will compete in the first half of the first semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#11: First!

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?

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