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#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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Russia, Albania, Norway, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, and Azerbaijan will close out the second semi-final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest (Photos: Eurovision.tv)

#49: Semi-Final 2 Part 3 Johnny Bravo

We finish our Eurovision 2019 semi-finals coverage by talking about Russia, Albania, Norway, Netherlands, North Macedonia, and Azerbaijan.

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Darude (box) and Sebastian Rejman will perform "Look Away" for Finland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel (Photo: YLE)

#41: Loose Ends

The loose ends of Eurovision national final season started wrapping up this past weekend, with seven songs selected, one country confirming withdrawal, and tickets… well…

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Jamala has some pointed questions (with literal pointing!) for MARUV at Ukraine's Vidbir final. (Screen: UA:PBC)

#40: YIKES

Eurovision ticket prices? Yikes. Lithuania Marathon finale shenanigans? Yikes. Ukraine’s Vidbir Inquisition? YIKES. It’s been a week, y’all.

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The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 Semi-Final Allocation of competing countries (Screen: EBU)

#36: Logistics!

We have Eurovision semi-final logistics! Hosting logistics! France and Czech Republic selection logistics! It’s the most wonderful time of year!

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As we get ready for 2019, we take one last look at music from 2018.

#32: Spotify Wrapping Up 2018

As we wrap up 2018, we get ready for Albania’s Eurovision selection process, check in with Spain, and see how Spotify puts us on blast.

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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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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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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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