Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience (2020-11-25) Interview with Eldar Gasimov (Eurovision Winner 2011, Azerbaijan), Chanel (Junior Eurovision 2020, Malta, 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 Castlepoint 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.
|Eldar Gasimov of Ell and Nikki - Eurovision Winner 2011, Azerbaijan
with JP at the Eurovision Concert in Amsterdam, Dec 2019
Interview with Eldar Gasimov (Eurovision Winner 2011, Azerbaijan): In the Corona series of live interviews Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is reaching out to a number of artists from the world of the Eurovision Song Contest but also from the national finals. Over the last weeks we had an incredible success with having a number a great artists sharing an hour with Radio International's Interview Team such as Katrina of Katrina and the Waves, Sanna Nielsen, Nicki French, Rainer from Wind, Jalisse, James Newman, Senhit, Serhat, Vanessa Amarosi, Claudia Faniello, Lesley Roy, Brooke, Martina Majerle of Quartissimo, Miriam Christine just to mention a few.
This week Radio International's Interview Team JP, Sadie Trent and John Dawton are being joined again, via SKYPE, by Eurovision 2011 Winner and Co-Host of Eurovision 2012 from Azerbaijan - Eldar Gasimov who together with his singing partner Nigar Jamal or Nikki won the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with the song "Running Scared". In 2012, when Azerbaijan's capital Baku hosted Eurovision, Eldar was the Co-Host of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Eldar was already on the show on 07 October 2020, however, there were many questions unanswered and Eldar agreed to rejoin the Radio International Interview Team for a continuation of the interview this week.
The Interview Team of Radio International is very much looking forward to having Eldar back on the show again for the continuation of the interview which started on 07 October 2020 (Click to listen to the show).
Junior Eurovision 2020 will take place in Warsaw, Poland after the victory of young Viki Gabor who won in 2019 in Poland with the song “Superhero”. The contest will be staged on 29 November 2020 with Germany debuting and not taking part in 2020 are Albania, Australia, Ireland, Italy, North Macedonia, Portugal and Wales.
12 countries have confirmed participation: Belarus, France, Georgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Spain and Ukraine.
Hosts and Venue: Ida Nowakowska-Herndon, Rafał Brzozowski and Małgorzata Tomaszewska will present the 18th edition of the Contest on 29 November 2020 from TV Headquarters, Studio 5 in Warsaw, Poland.
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.
(Junior Eurovision 2020, Malta)
Live Interview with Chanel Monseigneur (JESC 2020, Malta): Chanel has won the national selection in Malta to represent her country at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 from Warsaw, Poland. She will sing the song "Chasing Sunsets". Chanel will be joining JP in the studio live via skype this week and chat about her participation at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Listen to this interview on the show this week as part of Radio International's Junior Eurovision Song Contest Coverage.
(Junior Eurovision 2020, Serbia)
Interview with Petar Anicic (JESC 2020, Serbia): Petar was selected to represent Serbia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 from Warsaw, Poland. He will sing the song "Heartbeat". Radio International in collaboration with Alain Forrotti from Belgian Radio reached out for the young singing stars to have an interview since the Corona Pandemic does now allow any travel of the journalists. Listen to this interview with Petar on the show this week.
(Junior Eurovision 2020, Poland)
Interview with Ala Tracz (JESC 2020, Poland): Ala will represent host nation Poland at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 from Warsaw, Poland. She will sing the song "I'll be standing". Radio International in collaboration with Alain Forrotti from Belgian Radio reached out for the young singing stars to have an interview since the Corona Pandemic does now allow any travel of the journalists. Listen to this interview with Ala on the show this week in the run up to the big contest on the weekend. A special Thanks goes to the translator for her precious help in giving us an English version of the interview.
During the live show on Wednesday evening (2000 - 2300 hours CET) we enjoyed a very active chatroom resulting that many requests were also played on the show this week.
Then there is the Eurovision Birthday File, the Eurovision Cover Spot, the Eurovision Spotlight, the Eurovision Calendar Update and Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com. Plus the best selection of great Eurovision music and new releases by Eurovision artists.
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