North Macedonia

Cover art for 113 Container Ship of Love: Australia's Montaigne, North Macedonia's Vasil, Russia's Manizha, Lithuania's The ROOP, and Ireland's Lesley Roy

113: Container Ship of Love

A container ship of 39 songs heads to Eurovision! Chris King joins us to discuss Australia, Ireland, Lithuania, North Macedonia, and Russia.

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112 A Whole Thing cover art; Malta's Destiny, Azerbaijan's Efendi, and Georgia's Tornike Kipiani

112: A Whole Thing

All Eurovision 2021 songs are in! (Except Belarus… that’s a whole thing…). We discuss the latest entries and think about promo season.

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Cover art for episode 111 The Homestretch: A safety coordinator at Melfest places a mask on a cardboard cutout of Christer Bjorkman

111: The Homestretch

We’re in the homestretch of an unusual Eurovision Selection Season. Melfest is the main event, new songs, scandals… maybe not unusual…

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Croatia Dora performance with two people standing underneath a pink heart formed by hands

107: Poof, Pow, Surprise!

Poof! Croatia has entered the Eurovision chat! Pow! Melfest names a woman! Surprise! Our first genuine “What?!” delivered on this show.

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Raylee and two dancers stand near corrugated metal in the performance for "Hero"

104: Où est la Discoteque?

Norway opts for a preliminary “Hero”, Lithuania takes us to the “Discoteque”, and France gets ready for you to decide their Eurovision entry.

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Six photos of Eurovision contestants surround the Eurowhat logo; Sunstroke Project (2010, UL), Valentina Monetta (2013, UR), Ovi and Paula Sellig (2014, ML), Laura and Koit Toome (2017, MR), Poli Genova (2016, LL), Sergey Lazarev (2019, LR)

#94: Double Trouble

Ben flies solo again with another audio essay, this time looking into performers who made double, triple, and even quadruple visits to the Eurovision stage.

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#81: WHY ARE WE YELLING?

We finish up our initial evaluations of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest entries with the last nine songs to drop in March.

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Didrik and Emil stand on stage at Norway's Melodi Grand Prix semi-final

#73: Boys!

We have an avalanche of Eurovision news this week, including two new artist selections, a bunch of songs, and Billie Eilish?

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An eagle with its beak open

#71: Sticks Nix FiK Picks

We’re barely a week into 2020 and we already have Eurovision drama up to our ears (HI ALBANIA!). We get caught up on the news from over the holidays in this episode.

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Fireworks in purples and reds, with one explosion making a heart shape

#70: The Ones That Got Away 2010s Edition

408 songs competed on the Eurovision stage this decade. 148 did not qualify for the Grand Final. From those, we picked 20 that still hold up.

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