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Uku Suvitse performs at the 2020 Eesti Laul Semi-Final

#79: Songageddon 2020

Somehow we managed to be verbal after mainlining hours upon hours of Eurovision content this past weekend. It’s Songageddon 2020!

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An assortment of flags of the European Union, Turkey, and Hungary

#67: Hungary for Turkey

Hungary’s reasons for withdrawing from Eurovision sound similar to Turkey’s. What else do the two countries have in common?

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Israel, Russia, Armenia, and Iceland have all raised the question: do flags run counter to Eurovision not being a political contest? (Screens: EBU)

#63: Flags on the Play

Who knew that flags—symbols of national identity—could have political implications at the Eurovision Song Contest? Drink!

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#61: It’s Rotterdam! Ahoy!

Happy Eurovision New Year! We’re talking about Eurovision 2020’s host country the Netherlands and the host city of Rotterdam.

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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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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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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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Even though the 2018 World Cup is over, what we'll remember is the music?

#22: World Cup Song Contest

Is there anything more EuroWhat? than the World Cup? How about World Cup songs performed by Eurovision Song Contest alumni? Yeah, that oughta do it…

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Norway, Romania, Serbia, San Marino, Denmark, Russia, Moldova, the Netherlands, and Australia will compete in the first half of the second semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#13: Australia and Others

The first half of the second Eurovision semi-final is extra bubbly this year. Er… that should be bubble-y because there are few sure bets, even among perfect streak holders. We break down the field in this week’s episode.

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Georgia's Iriao pulled back the curtain to reveal the 43rd entry of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Screen: YouTube)

#9: Dita Von Teese Curtain Monster

This week we chat about the last six entries for Eurovision 2018 with special guest Barbara Sawhill. Are we buying the hype for Israel’s “Toy” as this year’s favorite? Do we have “Bones” to pick with Bulgaria? What is up with Georgia’s curtain lady?

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