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.
Wednesday Nov 22, 2023
Wednesday Nov 22, 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
- Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023 and Review
- Interview with Gjon's Tears (Switzerland 2020 and 2021) done at Het Grote EurovisieSongfestivalFeest 2023 in Amsterdam on 16 Nov 2023
- Tribute to Sara Tavares (Portugal 1994)
- Home Composed Song Contest 2023 - THE RESULT - click here for the website
- New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
- Eurovision Spotlight: Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Chris Poppe
- 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
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023: The 21st edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to take place come Sunday on 26 November 2023 following the victory of France in the 2022 edition with Lissandro and the song "Oh Maman".
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023 takes place on 26 Nov 2023 from the Palais Nikaïa in Nice, France hosted by Olivier Minne and Laury Thilleman.
Sixteen countries will participate in the contest with Estonia debuting, Germany returning and taking a break are Serbia and Kazakhstan.
Participating countries are: Albania, Armenia, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Ukraine and United Kingdom.
All countries have selected their entry to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023, 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.
This week on the show Radio International will play all the 16 participating entries to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023. Good luck to all on Sunday 26 Nov 2023 - may the best song win.
|Gjon's Tears with JP
at Het Grote Eurovisie Songfestival Feest 2023, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Het Grote Songfestival Feest 2023 - Interview with Gjon's Tears (Switzerland 2020 and 2021): The 3rd edition of the Big Eurovision Festival (Het Grote Eurovisie Songfestivalfeest) took place in the Ziggo Dome of Amsterdam the Netherlands on 16 Nov 2023 with the participation of Alessandra・ALIKA・Bobbysocks・Charlotte Perrelli・Conchita Wurst・Cornelia Jakobs・Eleni Foureira・Ell & Nikki・Emmelie de Forest・Gjon's Tears・Gustaph・Johnny Logan・KEiiNO・Käärijä・Linda Wagenmakers・Luca Hänni・Måns Zelmerlöw・Rosa Linn・Ruslana・Ruth Jacott・Serhat・Stefania・The Roop・Verka Serduchka・WRS
JP and the colleagues of Radio International where there also attending the media meeting some of the artists for interviews.
See some photos and videos of the concert and the interviews at the link below - Click Here
Radio International starts broadcasting the interviews as from this week on the show with Gjon's Tears who was selected to represent Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 which as we know was cancelled due to the Corona pandemic. "Repondez moi" was the song he was scheduled to perform. Gjon's Tears remained as selected artists to represent Switzerland in the following year's contest in 2021 from the Ahoy in Rotterdam coming third with the song "Tout l'Univers" which he performed in Amsterdam together with a surprise cover of a Eurovision winning song. Listen to the interview on the show this week.
The Home Composed Song Contest 2023 - The Result: The annual music competition for non-professional musicians for 2023 has decided on a winner through public vote and jury vote. Visit the website of the Home Composed Song Contest 2023 - click here to see the result.
The Home Composed Song Contest is in its 32nd year, this is a competition for Eurovision fans who write, perform and produce their own music, who enter their own original song composition (audio only) and then also take part as a jury, to help choose the winning song. This year there are 27 songs from 13 different European countries.
The Grand Final Results Show of the Home Composed Song Contest 2023 was presented LIVE on this YouTube Channel on Saturday 18 November 2023 at 2100 hours CET with Special Guests from the World of the Eurovision Song Contest being part of the show. In case you missed the show - you can watch it now.
|Sara Tavares (Portugal 1994) passed away
Tribute to Sara Tavares (Portugal 1994): Sad news once again hit the Eurovision Community last Sunday, 19 December 2023. After a long battle with a brain tumor for ten years Sara Tavares lost the fight and passed away at a very young age of just 45. Sara represented Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 1994 with the beautiful entry entitled "Charma a Musica" which came 8th in the Grand Final. Radio International will broadcast a tribute to Sara Tavares on the show this week. Rest in Peace - Sara Tavares
AND MORE ON THE SHOW:
Eurovision Spotlight - Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest: Sweden will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 which will be the 68th contest in its history coming once again from the Malmoe Arena, Malmoe, Sweden on 07 & 09 May 2024 for the two Semi Finals and the Grand Final scheduled for Saturday 11 May 2024. In view of Sweden once again being the host of Eurovision after 2016 the Team of Radio International will look at the history of Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest that over the years really added amazing songs to the fans' music collections.
Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. The Eurovision Spotlight is presented by Chris Poppe as the series of Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest continues. It is a Radio International tradition to showcase the songs of the country that will host the next Eurovision Song Contest. So once again it is Sweden following the victory of Loreen for a second time after 2012 with "Euphoria" with the song for 2023 entitled "Tattoo".
Then there will be a lot of the great new releases of Eurovision artists on the show as well as great Eurovision Classics. Javier will be updating us on the upcoming Eurovision events in his Eurovision Calendar and and and....
The Radio International 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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