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Show 19 April 2017 - Meet the Eurostars 2017 (Part 4)
Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-04-16)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites and also announcements. 

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageEurovision Song Contest 2017 - Preview Events:  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and now various countries offer the Eurovision Pre-view events such as Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, London Preview Event, Israel Calling, Madrid's Eurovision Party and also the Riga Eurovision Party. On Saturday, 09 April 2017 was Eurovision in Concert 2017 and Radio International's David Mann, Alasdair Rendall and JP were on location in Amsterdam and conducted interviews with the artists representing their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine come May. Listen to these interviews on the show this week and the weeks to come. 
 
ImageInterview with Francesco Gabbani (Italy 2017):  Since Italy's return to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 the boot country has done extremely well will Top 10 rankings in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with great artists such as Il Volo and Marco Mengoni and now in 2017 Francesco Gabbani will be waving the Flag for Italy on stage together with an ape when he performs his song "Occidentali's Karma" which is tippoed to be the winning entry of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Italy is part of the Big 5 and with that directly qualified for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Francesco has been to Eurovision in Concert 2017 in Amsterdam and that is where JP chatted with the singer.  and you car hear this interview on the show this week as well as you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  

ImageInterview with Robin Bengtsson (Sweden 2017): The Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017 and with this title also Sweden's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - is Robin Bengtsson with the song "I can't go on" which initially in it's Semi Final included foul language but for the Grand Final the song was cleaned up. Robin started in the Swedish version of IDOLS in 2008 which was won by Maltese Kevin Borg and Robin ended up third in this edition of IDOLS. Robin entered "Contellation Prize" into Melodifestivalen 2016 and successfully came directly into the Grand Final where it reached Number 5. Sweden's hopeful is to bring another victory for Eurovision Producer Extra-ordinaire Christer Bjoerkman as then Sweden would have also seven Eurovision wins such as Ireland. Robin will ll be opening up Eurovision 2017 in Semi Final 1 on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 as Song Number 1. Radio International's David Mann and JP met Robin at the London Eurovision Preview Event early April for an update since JP already taked to Robin during the Melodifestivalen 2017 rehearsal week. Listen to this interview on the show this week and you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  The briadcast of this interview has been postponed till next week's edition of the show. Any inconvenience is regretted, 
 
ImageInterview with Levina (Germany 2017):  Emerging from a very confusing national final in Germany on ARD TV Levina won our of the 5 contestants and then she had to compete both songs against each other. The winner was "Perfect Life" which won the televoting in Germany at the end. Levina is a great and tall singer as well and lives partly in London and Berlin, Germany. Germany is part of the Big 5 and with this qualified directly for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Levina also took part at the London Eurovision Preview event on 02 April 2017 when Radio International's David Mann and JP interviewed the German hopeful. Listen to this interview on the show this week as well as  you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
Image}Interview with Naviband  (Belarus 2017): The happy and funny couple Naviband are representing Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "Historyja majho ˛yccia" and will compete in Semi Final 2 at Song 15. Ally and JP met Naviband during Eurovision in Concert 2017 for a short interview and their musical talents which you can hear on this week's edition of Radio International  and you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
Image Interview with Timebelle (Switzerland 2017): Starting in Semi Final 2 at Song Number 14 is Switzerland's Hopefulls Timebelle who tried previously in the Swiss National Final to obtain the ticket to the Eurovision Song Contest but at the second attempt it worked. The song is called "Apollo". Hopefully this will bring Switzerland back into the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. The last time that happened was back in 2014 with Sebalter. Ally and JP from Radio International chatted with Timebelle at Eurovision in Concert 2017 in Amsterdam on 08 Apri 2017. You can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageInterview with Anja Nissen (Denmark 2017):  In 2016 Denmark failed to qualify for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with Lighthouse X. Hopefully, the winner of the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2017 Anja Nissen will be able to correct this situation with getting Denmark qualified for the Grand Final with her song "Where I am" which competes in Semi Final 2 at Song 9 on Tuesday 09 May 2017. Anja was also part of Eurovision in Concert 2017 in Amsterdam where Ally and JP of Radio International had the pleasure to meet and chat with Anja which you can hear on this week's edition of the show as well you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here
 
ImageInterview with Kristian Kostov (Bulgaria 2017):  After the huge success of Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with Poli Genova and "If love was a crime" reaching an amazing Number 4 in Stockholm last year, Bulgaria sends in 17 year old Kristian Kostov to represent his country with the song "Beautiful Mess" which will be performed in Semi Final 2 at song Number 16. Kristian was also part of the London Preview Event 2017 on 02 April 2017 and JP chatted with the youngest singer at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Kristian also was part of the Eurovision in Concert 2017 and there David Mann got an update which you can hear on the show this week.
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest Spotlight - Eurovision 2017 by Regions: The National Selection Season to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and as from this week until the event in May the Radio International Experts take a look at the songs again but by regions live on Radio International. This week Chris Poppe continues with taking a look at the "wide" South of Europe and the songs going into the race in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 which will take place in Ukraine's capital Kiev on 09 May 2017 for Semi Final 1, 11 May 2017 for Semi Final 2 and the Grand Final on Saturday, 13 May 2017 from Kiev's International Exhibition Centre when 43 countries are battling it out for the trophy and the right to host Eurovision 2018.

ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link.

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
 
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest - Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
 
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
 
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
 
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
 
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
 
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
 
Eurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck! 
 
Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.
 
Show 12 April 2017 - Meet the Eurostars 2017 (Part 3)
Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-04-09)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites and also announcements. 

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageEurovision Song Contest 2017 - Preview Events:  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and now various countries offer the Eurovision Pre-view events such as Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, London Preview Event, Israel Calling and also the Riga Eurovision Party. On Saturday, 09 April 2017 was Eurovision in Concert 2017 and Radio International's David Mann, Alasdair Rendall and JP were on location in Amsterdam and conducted interviews with the artists representing their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine come May. Listen to these interviews on the show this week and the weeks to come. 
 
ImageInterview with Alma (France 2017):  Last year Amir represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest and in 2017 the French Hopeful is Alma who will be performing the song "Requiem" in Kiev in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest since France is part of the Big Five and with this already qualified for the Grand Final. David and JP met the singer at the London Preview Event 2017  earlier on for an interview which you can hear this interview on the show this week as well as you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  

ImageInterview with Claudia Faniello (Malta 2017):  At long last after 9 attempts to represent Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest Claudia Faniello won the National Final in Malta in February 2017 and will represent Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev in Semi Final 2 at Song 5 with the song "Breathlessly" on Thursday, 11 May 2017. JP and David Mann of Radio International talked to the Maltese music ambassadors during the London Eurovision Preview Event's Press Meeting on Sunday 02 April 2017. Listen to this interview on the show this week and also you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageInterview with Nathan Trent (Austria 2017):  It was only in 2014 when Austria won the Eurovision Song Contest with the unforgettable Conchita Wurst and the song "Rise like a Phoenix" in Copenhagen. Nathan Trent is Austria's Hopeful to follow in the footsteps of Conchita with the song "Runing on Air" which will be performed in Semi Final 2 at Song 2.  Nathan is a very positive and bubbly guy and you can hear that in the interviews in the show this week. Radio International's David Mann and JP interviewed Nathan during the Press Event of the London  Eurovision Preview Event in Londonon 02 April 2017 . Listen to this interview on the show this week as well as  you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
Image}Interview with Norma John (Finland 2017): The last victory for Finland was back in 2006 when the monsters Lordi won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Hardrock Hallelujah". In 2017 Finland selected in their national final a very mystic sounding song and standing out to many of the others. The song is called "Blackbird" and is performed by Duo Lasse and Leena collectively known as Norma John. The song will be performed at Numebr 7 in Semi Final 1 on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 in Kiev's IEC. Normal John was also part of the London Preview Event 2017 on 02 April 2017 and David with JP chatted with the singers. Listen to this interview on the show this week and you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
Image Interview with Imri (Israel 2017):  With three victories at the Eurovision Song Contest (1978, 1979 and 1998) Israel this year sends in an amazing singer by the name Imri who will be performing the song "I feel alive" closing out Semi Final 2 at song 19. Imri is no stranger to the Eurovision Song Contest as he performed as a backing vocalist in Israel's Eurovision Song Contest 2015 and 2016 entries, respectively with Nadav Guedj singing "Golden Boy" and Hovi Star singing "Made of Stars" with both qualifying to the finals. David Mann from Radio International chatted with Israel's Musical Ambassador at Eurovision in Concert 2017 in Amsterdam on 08 Apri 2017.
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest Spotlight - Eurovision 2017 by Regions: The National Selection Season to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and as from this week until the event in May the Radio International Experts take a look at the songs again but by regions live on Radio International. This week Ross Bennett continues with taking a look at the "wide" EAST and North East of Europe and the songs going into the race in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 which will take place in Ukraine's capital Kiev on 09 May 2017 for Semi Final 1, 11 May 2017 for Semi Final 2 and the Grand Final on Saturday, 13 May 2017 from Kiev's International Exhibition Centre when 43 countries are battling it out for the trophy and the right to host Eurovision 2018.

ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link.

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
 
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest - Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:

14 Apr 2017 (Fri) - United Kingdom/London
Eurofest preview night at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
 
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
 
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
 
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
 
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
 
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
 
ImageEurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck! 
 
Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.
 
Show 05 April 2017 - Meet the Eurostars 2017
Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List

 

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Malta's Eurovision Radio with Deo (2017-03-31)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-04-02)

The David Horton Eurovision Show (2017-03-28) (NEW)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites and also announcements. 

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageEurovision Song Contest 2017 - Preview Events:  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and now various countries offer the Eurovision Pre-view events such as Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, London Preview Event, Israel Calling and also the Riga Eurovision Party. On Sunday, 02 April 2017 was the London Eurovision Preview Event in the United Kingdom and Radio International's David Mann and JP were on location and conducted interviews with the artists representing their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine come May. Listen to these interviews on the show this week. 
 
ImageInterview with Omar Naber (Slovenia 2005 and 2017):  Already back in 2005 Omar Naber represented Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest also in Kiev with the song "Stop" that reached Number 12 in the Semi Final. In 2017, Omar won again the EMA which is the Slovenian National Final selecting the song that will represent Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest. The song for 2017 is called "On my way" and will be in Semi Final 1 Song 17 on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. At the recent and 10h edition of  the London Eurovision Preview Event JP again met Omar and chatted with the singer which you can hear this interview on the show this week as well as you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  

ImageInterview with Kasia Mos (Poland 2017):  Poland's Hopefulls to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is Kasia Mos who won the Polish National Final and the right to represent Poland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev with the song "Flashlight" in Semi Final 1 as song Number 11 on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. JP and David Mann of Radio International talked to the Polish music ambassadors during the London Eurovision Preview Event's Press Meeting on Sunday 02 April 2017. Listen to this interview on the show this week and also you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageInterview with Slavko Kalezic (Montenegro 2017):  Highway and "The Real Thing" Montenegro's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 only reaching Number 13 in Semi Final 1 and with that failing to qualify for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Montenegro's Musical Ambassador to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is Slavko Kalezic who will be performing the song "Space" in Seminal 1 as song 6. Radio International's JP interviewed Slavko during the Press Event of the London  Eurovision Preview Event in London last weekend. Listen to this interview on the show this week as well as  you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
Image}Interview with Kristian Kostov (Bulgaria 2017):  After the huge success of Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with Poli Genova and "If love was a crime" reaching an amazing Number 4 in Stockholm last year, Bulgaria sends in 17 year old Kristian Kostov to represent his country with the song "Beautiful Mess" which will be performed in Semi Final 2 at song Number 16. Kristian was also part of the London Preview Event 2017 on 02 April 2017 and JP chatted with probably the youngest singer at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Listen to this interview on the show this week and you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest Spotlight - Eurovision 2017 by Regions: The National Selection Season to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and as from this week until the event in May the Radio International Experts take a look at the songs again but by regions live on Radio International. This week Alasdair Rendall starts with taking a look at the "wide" WEST of Europe and the songs going into the race in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 which will take place in Ukraine's capital Kiev on 09 May 2017 for Semi Final 1, 11 May 2017 for Semi Final 2 and the Grand Final on Saturday, 13 May 2017 from Kiev's International Exhibition Centre when 43 countries are battling it out for the trophy and the right to host Eurovision 2018.

ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link.

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
 
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest - Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:
 
07 Apr 2017 (Fri)- The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Calling at Club Lite 
 
08 Apr 2017 (Sat) - The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Eurovision in Concert at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)

14 Apr 2017 (Fri) - United Kingdom/London
Eurofest preview night at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
 
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
 
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
 
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
 
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
 
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
 
ImageEurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck! 
 
Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.
 
Show 29 March 2017
Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List

 

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Malta's Eurovision Radio with Deo (2017-03-24)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-03-26)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites and also announcements. 

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageEurovision Song Contest 2017 - Preview Events:  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and now various countries offer the Eurovision Pre-view events such as Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam, London Preview Event, Israel Calling and also the Riga Eurovision Party. On Saturday, 25 March 2017 was the Riga Eurovision Event in Latvia and Radio International's David Mann was the roving reporter on location and conducted interviews with the artists representing their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine come May. Listen to these interviews on the show this week. 
 
ImageInterview with JOWST feat Aleksander Walmann (Norway 2017):  Norways Melodi Grand Prix 2017 was won by JOWST feat. Aleksander Walmann and with this also they won the ticket to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The song is "Grab The Moment" and will be in Semi Final 2 on Thursday, 11 May 2017. David Mann chatted with the singers from Norway and you can hear this interview on the show this week as well as you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here 

ImageInterview with Triana Park (Latvia 2017):  Latvia's Hopefulls to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is Triana Park who won the Latvian National Final and the right to represent Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev with the song "Line" in Semi Final 1 on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. David Mann talked to the Latvian music ambassadors during the Riga Eurovision Party. Listen to this interview on the show this week and also you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageInterview with Martina Barta (Czech Republic 2017):  After successfully qualifying to the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 coming 25th with the song "I stand" performed by Gabriela Gunčíková this year the Czech Replublic will be represented by Martina Barta with the song "My Turn" which will be going into the race in Semi Final 1 on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. David Mann interviewed Martina during the Eurovision Party in Riga, Latvia last weekend. Listen to this interview on the show this week as well as  you can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageInterviews with participants in Melodifestivalen 2017, Sweden: The Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017 and with this title also Sweden's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - is Robin Bengtsson with the song "I can't go on" which initially in it's Semi Final included foul language but for the Grand Final the song was cleaned up. Robin started in the Swedish version of IDOLS in 2008 which was won by Maltese Kevin Borg and Robin ended up third in this edition of IDOLS. Robin entered "Contellation Prize" into Melodifestivalen 2016 and successfully came directly into the Grand Final where it reached Number 5. JP had the pleasure to talk to Robin right after his victory in the Winner's Press Conference on his first reaction but also JP spoke to Robin at the official Opening Reception in Stockholm's Town Hall on Wednesday 08 March 2017. Listen to both interviews on the show last week in case you missed the show then as well as the other participants in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2017 in the ranking after the voting.

This week Radio International broadcasts two remaining interviews from Melodifestivalen 2017: Owe Thörnqvist who performed "Boogieman Blues" coming 12th in the Melodifestivalen 2017 Grand Final and young Lisa Ajax who performed the song "I don't give a ..." reaching Number 9 in the Final. Listen to these interviews on the show this week as JP and Marc Gehring teamed up for the interview sessions. 
 
Image Eurovision Song Contest Spotlight - The National Final Season 2017: The National Selection Process of the songs that will represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is well underway. In the last quarter of 2016 Radio International went through the Eurovision entries of the Ukraine as Ukraine will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev May 09, 11 and the Grand Final on May 13 following Jamala's victory in Stockholm last May with the song "1944". Like in previous years the Radio International Eurovision Experts will be assessing the National Finals 2017 live on Radio International. Ross Bennett closes out the series taking a look at the National Finals 2017.

ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link.

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
 
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest - Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:
 
02 Apr 2017 (Sun) - United Kingdom/London
London Eurovision Party at Café de Paris
 
07 Apr 2017 (Fri)- The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Calling at Club Lite 
 
08 Apr 2017 (Sat) - The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Eurovision in Concert at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)

14 Apr 2017 (Fri) - United Kingdom/London
Eurofest preview night at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
 
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
 
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
 
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
 
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
 
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
 
ImageEurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck! Congratulations to Rafael Vivas from Venezuela for winning the quizzes from 08 February and 01 March 2017.
 
Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.
 
Show 22 March 2017 - Melodifestivalen 2017 Recap (Part 2)
 Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List

 

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Malta's Eurovision Radio with Deo (2017-03-17)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-03-19)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites and also announcements. 

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageMelodifestivalen 2017 - Recap (Part 2):  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is drawing to it's close and all the participating countries selected their entry to Europe's biggest music show. The biggest National Selection is Sweden's Melodifestivalen and members of the te Team of Radio International were on location in Stockholm, Sweden and interviewed all the participants and more. See below the list of artists and links to the interviews on the Radio International YouTube Channel. You can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here  
 
ImageInterviews with participants in Melodifestivalen 2017, Sweden: The Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017 and with this title also Sweden's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - is Robin Bengtsson with the song "I can't go on" which initially in it's Semi Final included foul language but for the Grand Final the song was cleaned up. Robin started in the Swedish version of IDOLS in 2008 which was won by Maltese Kevin Borg and Robin ended up third in this edition of IDOLS. Robin entered "Contellation Prize" into Melodifestivalen 2016 and successfully came directly into the Grand Final where it reached Number 5. JP had the pleasure to talk to Robin right after his victory in the Winner's Press Conference on his first reaction but also JP spoke to Robin at the official Opening Reception in Stockholm's Town Hall on Wednesday 08 March 2017. Listen to both interviews on the show last week in case you missed the show then as well as the other participants in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2017 in the ranking after the voting.This week Radio International aired interviews with Boris Rene, Fo & O, Nano, Jon Henrik Fjaellgren and Aninia as well as Edin Jusuframic who is the Melodifestivalen house dancer. 
 
1. Robin Bengtsson (Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017) - I can't go on - watch the interview
2. Nano - Hold on - watch the interview
3. Jon Henrik Fjaellgren feat Aninia - En värld full av strider (Eatneme gusnie jeenh dåaroeh)
4. Mariette - A Million Years - watch the interview
5. Benjamin Ingrosso - Good lovin' - watch the interview
6. Wiktoria - As I lay me down - watch the interview
7. Ace Wilder - Wild Child- watch the interview
8. Boris Rene - Her kiss - watch the interview
9. Lisa Ajax - I don't give a - watch the interview
10. Anton Hagman - Kiss you goodbye - watch the interview
11. FO & O - Gotta thing about you - watch the interview
12. Owe Thörnqvist - Boogieman Blues - watch the interview 

Image Eurovision Song Contest Spotlight - The National Final Season 2017: The National Selection Process of the songs that will represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is well underway. In the last quarter of 2016 Radio International went through the Eurovision entries of the Ukraine as Ukraine will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev May 09, 11 and the Grand Final on May 13 following Jamala's victory in Stockholm last May with the song "1944". Like in previous years the Radio International Eurovision Experts will be assessing the National Finals 2017 live on Radio International. Dermot Manning continues with the series taking a look at the National Finals 2017.

ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link.

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
 
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest - Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:

24 Mar 2017 (Fri) - France/Paris
Eurofrissons at Tango nightclub
 
26 Mar 2017 (Sun)  - France/Paris
Eurofans (OGAE France) previews
 
02 Apr 2017 (Sun) - United Kingdom/London
London Eurovision Party at Café de Paris
 
07 Apr 2017 (Fri)- The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Calling at Club Lite 
 
08 Apr 2017 (Sat) - The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Eurovision in Concert at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)

14 Apr 2017 (Fri) - United Kingdom/London
Eurofest preview night at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
 
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
 
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
 
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
 
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
 
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
 
ImageEurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck!

Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.
 
Show 15 March 2017 - Melodifestivalen 2017 Recap (Part 1)
Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List

 

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Malta's Eurovision Radio with Deo (2017-03-10)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-03-12)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites and also announcements. 

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageMelodifestivalen 2017 - Recap (Part 1):  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is drawing to it's close and all the participating countries selected their entry to Europe's biggest music show. The biggest National Selection is Sweden's Melodifestivalen and members of the te Team of Radio International were on location in Stockholm, Sweden and interviewed all the participants and more. See below the list of artists and links to the interviews on the Radio International YouTube Channel. You can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here   (will be displayed here shortly)
 
ImageInterview with Robin Bengtsson (Winner of Melodifestivalen, Sweden 2017): The Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017 and with this title also Sweden's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - is Robin Bengtsson with the song "I can't go on" which initially in it's Semi Final included foul language but for the Grand Final the song was cleaned up. Robin started in the Swedish version of IDOLS in 2008 which was won by Maltese Kevin Borg and Robin ended up third in this edition of IDOLS. Robin entered "Contellation Prize" into Melodifestivalen 2016 and successfully came directly into the Grand Final where it reached Number 5. JP had the pleasure to talk to Robin right after his victory in the Winner's Press Conference on his first reaction but also JP spoke to Robin at the official Opening Reception in Stockholm's Town Hall on Wednesday 08 March 2017. Listen to both interviews on the show this week as well as the other participants in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2017 in the ranking after the voting.
 
1. Robin Bengtsson (Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017) - I can't go on - watch the interview
2. Nano - Hold on - (interview scheduled to air next week)
3. Jon Henrik Fjaellgren feat Aninia - En värld full av strider (Eatneme gusnie jeenh dåaroeh)
4. Mariette - A Million Years - watch the interview
5. Benjamin Ingrosso - Good lovin' - watch the interview
6. Wiktoria - As I lay me down - watch the interview
7. Ace Wilder - Wild Child- watch the interview
8. Boris Rene - Her kiss (interview scheduled to air next week)
9. Lisa Ajax - I don't give a (interview scheduled to air next week)
10. Anton Hagman - Kiss you goodbye - watch the interview
11. FO & O - Gotta thing about you - watch the interview
12. Owe Thörnqvist - Boogieman Blues - watch the interview 

Image Eurovision Song Contest Spotlight - The National Final Season 2017: The National Selection Process of the songs that will represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is well underway. In the last quarter of 2016 Radio International went through the Eurovision entries of the Ukraine as Ukraine will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev May 09, 11 and the Grand Final on May 13 following Jamala's victory in Stockholm last May with the song "1944". Like in previous years the Radio International Eurovision Experts will be assessing the National Finals 2017 live on Radio International. Alasdair Rendall continues with the series taking a look at the National Finals 2017.

ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link.

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
 
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
 
ImageEurovision Song Contest - Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:

24 Mar 2017 (Fri) - France/Paris
Eurofrissons at Tango nightclub
 
26 Mar 2017 (Sun)  - France/Paris
Eurofans (OGAE France) previews
 
02 Apr 2017 (Sun) - United Kingdom/London
London Eurovision Party at Café de Paris
 
07 Apr 2017 (Fri)- The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Calling at Club Lite 
 
08 Apr 2017 (Sat) - The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Eurovision in Concert at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)

14 Apr 2017 (Fri) - United Kingdom/London
Eurofest preview night at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
 
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
 
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
 
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
 
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
 
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
 
ImageEurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck! The Eurovision Quiz has been paused and will return shortly.

Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.
 
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