A Radio Show on the Eurovision Song Contest produced and broadcast by JP and his International Team with interviews, features, Eurovision News, Event Updates and Eurovision music. Find us on www.radiointernational.tv and also on our Facebook Group Page - Eurovision Radio International.
Thursday Mar 23, 2023
Thursday Mar 23, 2023
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 SWITCH Radio Essex 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 Mariette (Melodifestivalen 2023, Number 8)
- Interview with Eva Ridberg and Ewa Roos (Melodifestivalen 2023, Heat 1 Number 6)
- Interview with Loulou Lamotte of the Mamas (Melodifestivalen 2023, Heat 1 Number 5)
- Interview with Kiana (Melodifestivalen 2023, Number 6)
- Interview with Tone Sekelius (Melodifestivalen 2023, Number 12)
- Interview with Maria Sur (Melodifestivalen 2023, Number 9)
- Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision 2023 by Regions: The South with Alasdair Rendall
- Eurovision News with Nick van Lith from www.escXtra.com
- Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
- Eurovision Cover Spot with David Mann
- Eurovision Calendar with Javier Leal
- Your music requests
- New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
|Melodifestivalen 2023 - The Grand Finalists|
Melodifestivalen is Sweden's national televised music competition to find the best new song of the year. The winner of the competition then goes on to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. Twenty-eight acts go through four Heats and two Semi Final Rounds before the top twelve go into the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2023, held once again at the Friends Arena in Solna (near Stockholm) in front of a live audience of almost 30000 spectators, plus millions of TV viewers both in Sweden and abroad.
On Saturday, 11 Mar 2023 Loreen won Melodifestivalen for a second time after winning already in 2012 with the song "Euphoria" and as history is repeating Loreen will be representing Sweden once more with the song "Tattoo".
Congratulations to Loreen for once again winning Melodifestivalen and with that she will represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom in May. Sweden will participate in Semi Final 1 Second Half on Tuesday, 09 May 2023 with the song "Tattoo".
See below the results of Melodifestivalen 2023 - Grand Final, (courtesy of Wikipedia).
Melodifestivalen 2023 Finalists Interviews (Part 2): Members of the Team of Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience where on location at the Friends Arena near Stockholm, as well as in Heat 1 and 4 in Gothenburg and Malmoe respectively and conducted interviews with some of the artists of Melodifestivalen 2023. This week listen to the first batch of interviews with Mariette, Eva Ridberg and Ewa Roos, Loulou Lamotte of the Mamas, Kiana, Tone Sekelius, Maria Sur and Rejhan. There will be more on the show next week.
EUROVISION 2023 by Regions: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is in full flow and all participating countries have selected their songs to the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom on May 09, 11 and 13 for the Grand Final. In the run up to the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience will be playing all of the songs to get the listeners and fans familiar with the songs that are competing in Liverpool.
Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot as well as Alasdair Rendall who presents in the Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision 2023 in Regions taking a look at the Southern Region entries in the Eurovision 2023 Land.
Then there will be some of the great new releases of Eurovision artists are on the show as well as great Eurovision Classics. Javier will be updating us on the upcoming Eurovision events in his Eurovision Calendar and Nick van Lith has the latest update from the Eurovision News Room courtesy of escXtra.com.
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: Dana, Charlotte Perrelli, Linda Martin, Niamh Kavanagh, Katrina of Katrina and the Waves, Charlie McGettigan, Emmelie de Forest, Anabel Conde, Scott Fitzgerald, Eldar of Ell and Nikki, Sanna Nielsen, Hera Björk, Bojana Stamenov, Deen, Lina Hedlund and Andreas Lundstedt from Alcazar, Poli Genova, Ira Losco, Jan Johansen Nicki French, Debbie Scerri, Rasmussen, Senhit, Rainer from Wind, Jalisse, Maja Keuc (Amaya),Thomas Forstner, Lisa Andreas, Esther Hart, Vanilla Ninja, Maja Keuc (Amaya), Sibel Tüzün, Sidsel Ben Semmane, Monika Linkyte, Boggie, Emilija Kokic of Riva (Yugoslavia 1989), Intelligent Music Project (Bulgaria 2022), Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022), Andrea (North Macedonia 2022), Brooke Scullion (Ireland 2022), Citi Zeni (Latvia 2022), Ochman (Poland 2022), Anna Bergendahl, The Roop, Tim Schou of A Friend in London, Bilal of NorthKid, Cyan Kicks, Justs, James Newman, 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, 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 and 2022 class.
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