17 episodes

Good evening Europe...and good morning Australia! 40 countries will compete at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022... but who will win? This official podcast will take you behind the scenes in the run-up to the event in Turin and will offer exclusive backstage access. We'll be hearing from this year's contestants, the people putting on the show and speaking to some Eurovision legends. Join music reporter and presenter Steve Holden as he guides you through this year's Contest.
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The Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast EBU

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    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

Good evening Europe...and good morning Australia! 40 countries will compete at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022... but who will win? This official podcast will take you behind the scenes in the run-up to the event in Turin and will offer exclusive backstage access. We'll be hearing from this year's contestants, the people putting on the show and speaking to some Eurovision legends. Join music reporter and presenter Steve Holden as he guides you through this year's Contest.
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    Episode 16 - A Win For Ukraine

    Episode 16 - A Win For Ukraine

    Ukraine has won the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
    Kalush Orchestra and their song Stefania came in first place, with the United Kingdom and Spain in 2nd and 3rd places.
    Steve Holden chats to Ukraine's Head of Delegation, Oksana Skybinska, just a few moments after her country's win.
    She explains what the victory means to Ukraine, and her hopes for the Contest in 2023.
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    • 10 min
    Episode 15 - Måneskin Return

    Episode 15 - Måneskin Return

    Steve Holden chats to the reigning Eurovision Song Contest champions Måneskin about their amazing year since winning for Italy.
    Damiano, Victoria, Thomas and Ethan discuss memories of the night they won in Rotterdam, their travels around the world and supporting the Rolling Stones.
    They're returning to the Eurovision stage to perform their new single Supermodel at the Grand Final.
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    • 8 min
    Episode 14 - The Grand Final Preview

    Episode 14 - The Grand Final Preview

    The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final has arrived and presenter Steve Holden hosts a massive episode of the podcast.
    He's joined by 2011 champion Eldar Gasimov, 2021 Swiss entry Gjon's Tears, Swedish commentator Edward af Sillén, Ukraine's Head of Delegation Oksana Sybinska and Denmark's 2022 entry REDDI.
    Choreographer Kyle Hanagami discusses creating Chanel's routine to Slo-Mo and British DJ Zoe London talks about Måneskin's influence with her best friend - BBC Radio 1 host Jack Saunders.
    Previous Eurovision stars Cesár Sampson (Austria), Hovig (Cyprus), The Roop (Lithuania), SuRie (United Kingdom) and Lake Malawi (Czech Republic) remember the one hour before they went on stage for the final.
    Steve also catches up with Eurovision Backstage host Samya Hafsaoui and Eurovision's walking encyclopedia Samantha Ross for one final time.
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    • 58 min
    Episode 13 - Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Episode 13 - Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

    We now have all 25 acts confirmed for the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final and host Steve Holden gets some instant reaction from all 10 qualifiers of Semi Final 2.
    He speaks to Emppu and Aki from Finland's The Rasmus, Sheldon Riley from Australia, Cornelia Jakobs from Sweden, WRS from Romania, Konstrakta from Serbia, Stefan from Estonia, Nadir Rustamli from Azerbaijan, Jérémie Makiese from Belgium, Ochman from Poland and We Are Domi from the Czech Republic.
    Eurovision YouTuber Alesia Michelle and blogger Madlen Tutelian are back to share their thoughts on the qualifiers and non-qualifiers.
    And Steve chats to Rosa Linn's manager Tamar Kaprelian, an Armenian-American singer who represented Armenia herself in 2015.
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    • 36 min
    Episode 12 - First Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Episode 12 - First Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Presenter Steve Holden gets exclusive reaction chats with all 10 qualifiers from Semi Final 1.
    He speaks to Amanda from Greece, Systur from Iceland, Monika Liu from Lithuania, MARO from Portugal, S10 from the Netherlands, Roman from Moldova's Zdob și Zdub, Rosa Linn from Armenia, Marius Bear from Switzerland, plus the delegation heads of Norway and Ukraine.
    Eurovision YouTuber Alesia Michelle and blogger Madlen Tutelian share their thoughts and the qualifiers and non-qualifiers.
    Also joining Steve is Portugal's Head of Delegation - Carla Bugalho - who was one of the organisers of the Lisbon Contest in 2018.
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    • 32 min
    Episode 11 - Ryder On Time

    Episode 11 - Ryder On Time

    The United Kingdom's Sam Ryder chats to host Steve Holden about performing Space Man.
    At the Opening Ceremony of the Contest, Mahmood and Blanco speak about representing their home country of Italy and Greece's Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord stops for a chat too.
    Rob Lilley speaks to Croatia's Mia Dimšić and Nadir Rustamli from Azerbaijan.
    And creative specialists Dan Shipton and Marvin Dietmann reveal how they put together the staging for six of this year's acts.
    Find Steve Holden (@steve_holden_ldn), Samya Hafsaoui (@samyahafsaoui) and Rob Lilley (@rslilley) on Instagram.


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    • 38 min

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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The perfect addition to all the Eurovision excitement - can’t wait to hear all the episodes and hope it becomes a full time pod - Steve is the perfect host!

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