Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience (2021-12-01) Interview with the Roop (Lithuania 2021), Junior Eurovision 2021 and more
Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is broadcast from Malta's Radio 105FM on Tuesday evenings from 2100 - 0059 hours CET. The show is also broadcast on RUN FM in the United Kingdom live on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International with an interactive chatroom.
AT A GLANCE - ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK
- Interview with The Roop (Lithuania 2021)
- Junior Eurovision Song Contest Review and Preview for 2021
- Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
- Eurovision Spotlight: Italy's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Alasdair Rendall
- Eurovision News from escXtra.com with Nathan Waddell
- Eurovision Birthday File and Coverpot with David Mann
- Your music requests
- New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
LIVE Interview with The Roop (Lithuania 2021): Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is very happy to welcome to the show The Roop who represented Lithuania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with the song "Discotheque". The Roop successfully qualified Lithuania for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 and ranked 8th at the end of the voting sequence. The Roop won their National Final already in 2020 with the song "On Fire" which became a big fan favourite and ranked very high in the fan polls of 2020. In 2021, the Roop entered again the national final in Lithuania and won again with "Discotheque". JP met and interviewed the Roop (lead vocalist Vaidotas Valiukevičius, percussionist Robertas Baranauskas and guitarist Mantas Banišauskas) at the recent edition of the Eurovision Club Germany's Annual convention 2021 in Cologne, Germany on 20 Nov 2021. Latest news coming out is that the Roop will be taking part again in Lithuania's national final 2022 trying again to get the ticket to the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Torino. Enjoy this interview with the group you can hear on this week's edition of Radio International.
The Radio International Interview Hall of Fame:
During the Interview Sessions Radio International takes photos and videos which you can find on the Radio International Interview Hall of Fame 2020 and 2021. To view the photos done during the interviews - click here - for the Radio International Hall of Fame Photo Album.
This is the Hall of Fame: Charlotte Perrelli, Linda Martin, Niamh Kavanagh, Katrina of Katrina and the Waves, Emmelie de Forest, Scott Fitzgerald, Eldar of Ell and Nikki, Sanna Nielsen, Lina Hedlund and Andreas Lundstedt from Alcazar, Poli Genova, Ira Losco, Jan Johansen Nicki French, Debbie Scerri, Rasmussen, Rainer from Wind, Jalisse, Maja Keuc (Amaya),Thomas Forstner, Lisa Andreas, Esther Hart, Vanilla Ninja, Maja Keuc (Amaya), Sibel Tüzün, Justs, James Newman, Senhit, Serhat, Vanessa Amarosi, Lesley Roy, Brooke, Franklin, Martina Majerle of Quartissimo, Miriam Christine, Claudia Faniello, Fabrizio Faniello, Chanel, Jordan Ravi, Viorela Moraru, Mia Negovetic, Parvani Violet Vasil, Janice Mangion, Mariette, KEiiNO, Anett Kublin (Anett and Fredi), Tess Merkel, Glen Vella, Hera Björk, Anton Ewald, Katrina Dimanta formerly of Aarzemnieki, ManuElla, Tusse, Blind Channel, Danny Saucedo, Jendrik, Tornike Kipiani, GO_A, Kurt Calleja, Rafał Brzozowski, Barbara Pravi, Fyr og Flamme, almost all artists from the Eurovision 2021 class.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021: Junior Eurovision 2021 will take place in Paris, France on 19 Dec 2021 after the victory of Valentina with the song "J'Imagine" in 2020 for France. The song was written by Barbara Pravi who came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be staged on 19 December 2021 with 19 countries taking part: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Malta, The Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain and Ukraine.
Hosts and Venue: The venue is La Seine Musicale, Paris, France and the hosts are Elodie Gossuin, Olivier Minne and Carla
As most of the countries have already selected their entry to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021, Radio International will get the fans in the mood introducing the songs to the audience but also playing some of the highlights of the previous editions of the contest.
Updates from the official website of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest can be viewed here - click here. Alternatively, our friends from Wikipedia also have a good overview of the contest - click here.
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