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It's the Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast. Presenter and music journalist Steve Holden will be chatting to star guests, as well as the singers and artists who'll be competing in Malmö, Sweden in 2024.

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It's the Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast. Presenter and music journalist Steve Holden will be chatting to star guests, as well as the singers and artists who'll be competing in Malmö, Sweden in 2024.

    Nemo Wins For Switzerland

    Nemo Wins For Switzerland

    Nemo has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest for Switzerland.
    Their song, The Code, received 591 points to finish in first place, ahead of Croatia and Ukraine.
    They speak to Steve, just moments after receiving the coveted trophy to discuss what the win means to them.
    The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
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    • 4 min
    The Grand Final Preview

    The Grand Final Preview

    It's here! The Grand Final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is taking place in Malmō.
    On this episode, Steve catches up with brothers Marcus & Martinus, who are opening the show for Sweden. 
    Also, dropping by are drag superstars Nicky Doll and Courtney Act, as well as Serbian Eurovision legends Bojana Stemanov (2015) and Konstrakta (2022).
    After Käärijä almost won for Finland last year, we pay a visit to the country's commentator Mikko Silvennoinen.
    In a year of amazing choreography, Meshach Henry explains how he’s created the mind-melting dancing for the UK’s Olly Alexander.
    The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
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    • 51 min
    Loreen & Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Loreen & Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Reigning champion Loreen returns to the podcast, one year after she won the Eurovision Song Contest for the second time. 
    She discusses the crazy year she’s had since winning with Tattoo, her famous nails, her new single Forever and her upcoming tour.
    Steve also speaks to Georgia’s Nutsa, Magnus from Norwegian band Gåte, Austria’s Kaleen and Latvia’s Dons after they qualified for the Grand Final. 
    Joining once again is music journalist and Swedish commentator Tina Mehrafzoon to offer her thoughts on the ten qualifiers.
    And Sarah Dawn Finer (AKA Linda Woodruff) gatecrashes the interview after taking part in the Swedish interval song - We Just Love Eurovision Too Much. 
    The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
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    • 38 min
    Angelina Mango

    Angelina Mango

    After becoming one of Italy’s breakout stars of 2023, Angelina Mango is representing her country with La Noia at the Eurovision Song Contest. 
    She talks to Steve about the meaning behind the song, her win at the Sanremo Music Festival and her incredible musical roots. 
    The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
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    • 20 min
    Olly Alexander & First Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Olly Alexander & First Semi-Final Qualifiers

    Olly Alexander is representing the United Kingdom with his song Dizzy!
    He joins the podcast to talk about the mind-melting staging for his performance and his preparations for Malmö. 
    The singer also discusses his appearance in UK soap Eastenders, his cats Fanta & Sprite and the friendships he’s made in the build up to the Contest.
    Steve also talks to Slovenia's Raiven, Serbia's Teya Dora, Cyprus' Silia Kapsis and Portugal's Iolanda after they qualified for the Grand Final.
    Also joining for a debrief is music journalist and Swedish commentator Tina Mehrafzoon to offer her thoughts on the ten qualifiers.
    The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
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    • 39 min
    Slimane, Mustii & LADANIVA

    Slimane, Mustii & LADANIVA

    Pour la première fois, le podcast officiel du concours Eurovision de la Chanson vous est dévoilé en français!
    L’animateur, Rémi entame la discussion avec Slimane, le représentant français, qui a été le premier artiste à être dévoilé pour l'édition 2024. Il partage ses réflexions sur sa chanson Mon Amour, exprimant ses sentiments à l'idée de représenter son pays et évoquant les liens qu'il a tissés avec d'autres participants cette année.
    La conversation se poursuit avec Mustii, le représentant de la Belgique, interprétant Before The Party’s Over. Il dévoile les nuances de son titre, expliquant ce qu'il représente et signifie pour lui, tout en soulignant l'influence de la scène drag dans son expression artistique et sa mise en scène.
    Ensuite, le duo arménien LADANIVA, basé entre Lille et Paris, interprétant Jako à Malmö, partage ses inspirations musicales et raconte leur rencontre singulière.
    Ce podcast, officiellement produit pour l’UER (EBU) par Steve Holden, est animé par Rémi Gautrelet. La composition musicale est l'œuvre de Machine Sound, tandis que les conceptions visuelles sont signées Chris Fox et Ángela Espejo.
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    • 29 min

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