Week 12/2020 - Eurovision Radio International - 18 Mar 2020 - Melodifestivalen 2020 Grand Final - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

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Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is broadcast from Malta's Radio 105FM on Tuesday evenings from 2100 - 2359 hours CET. The show is also broadcast on Castlepoint FM in the United Kingdom LIVE on Wednesday evenings from 2000 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International. Find out more details of how to tune in - click here.

Join in this Wednesday 18 March 2020 live from 2000 - 2300pmCET live on Castlepoint FM for Eurovision Radio International taking you through the autumn of 2019 with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest. 

  • Extended Interview with  Christer Bjoerkman (Melodifestivalen 2020 Senior Producer)
  • Interview with Dotter (Melodifestivalen 2020 Finalist, Number 2)
  • Interview with Anna Bergendahl (Melodifestivalen 2020 Finalist, Number 3) - postponed
  • Interview with Paul Rey (Melodifestivalen 2020 Finalist, Number 6) - postponed
  • Interview with Felix Sandman (Melodifestivalen 2020 Finalist, Number 7) - postponed
  • Interview with Malou Prydz (Melodifestivalen 2020, Second Chance) - postponed
  • Eurovision Top 5 Flashback (paused until after the Eurovision Song Contest)
  • Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
  • Eurovision Spotlight: National Final Season 2020 with Alasdair Rendall
  • Eurovision News from escXtra.com with Nathan Waddell
  • Eurovision EUROVISION CALENDAR with Javier Leal
  • Your music requests
  • Lots and lots of New Music Releases by Eurovision artist

The Mamas - Winners of Melodifestivalen 2020 and
Sweden's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2020

Melodifestivalen 2020 - The Results of the Grand Final

Melodifestivalen 2020 - Interviews with the contestants (Part 2):  Melodifestivalen is the selection process in Sweden for the Eurovision Song Contest where Sweden's entry is selected. Four Semi Finals selected 8 songs for the Grand Final and 8 songs for the Second Chance round. The Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2020 was staged on Saturday, 07 March 2020 in the Friends Arena near Stockholm with 12 acts. The public and an international jury selected The Mamas to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam come May with the song "Move". The results of the show can be viewed here.

Christer Bjoerkman - Senior Producer Melodifestivalen 2020
with Salman, JP and Marc
Over the last few weeks Radio International have been broadcasting interviews from Semi Final 2 and 4 and from the Second Chance qualifying for the Grand Final. On the show this week more interview clips with the participating artists in Melodifestivalen 2020Dotter, Anna Bergendahl, Paul Rey, Felix Sandman, Malou Prydz as well as the Senior Producer of Melodifestivalen 2020 - Christer Bjoerkman. This week the entire third hour of the show is devoted to Christer as Radio International's JP together with Marc and Salman talked to Christer not only on Eurovision Song Contest but also more detailed background knowledge of Melodifestivalen mixed with the some of Christer's songs in the contest and highlights from Melodifestivelen over the years. Enjoy!

NOTE:  Many of the interviews were not aired this week apart from Dotter and Christer Bjoerkman. The remaining interviews with the artists mentioned above will be aired on the show next week.

PHOTO ALBUM: Browse JP's Photo Album of Melodifestivalen 2020 in Stockholm including videos of live performances and also some nice shots of the artists and more. Click Here and Enjoy!

Melodifestivalen 2020 Grand Final Allstarz

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JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power

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Drafi Deutscher
United (Te Deum)

Toto Cutugno
Insieme 1992
Eurovision Winner 1990, Italy

Paul Oskar
Minn hinsti dans
Eurovision 1997, Iceland, Number 20

Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta
Eurovision Winner, 1978, Israel

Melodifestivalen 2020, Sweden, Finalist

Vytautas Kernagis
Šaukiu aš tautą (I'm calling out to the nation)

Linnea Henriksson
Kom narmre (Come closer)
Melodifestivalen 2020, Sweden, Semi Final 2 Interval Act

Mary Roos
Nur die Liebe laesst uns leben
Eurovision 1972, Germany, Number 3

Christer Bjoerkman
Välkommen till livet
Melodifestivalen 1993, Sweden, unranked (below the Top 5)

Christer Bjoerkman
Välkommen hem
Melodifestivalen 1999, Sweden, Number 10

Sarah Dawn Finer
Moving on
Melodifestivalen 2009, Sweden, Number 6

Pernilla Wahlgren & Jan Johansen
Let the Spirit fly
Melodifestivalen 2003, Sweden, Number 2

Shirley Clamp
Min Kaerlek
Melodifestivalen 2004, Sweden, Number 2

Christer Bjoerkman
Imorgon aer en annan dag
Eurovision 1992, Sweden, Number 22

Viszlát nyár
Eurovision 2018, Hungary, Number 21

Mary Roos
Aufrecht geh’n
Eurovision 1984, Germany, Number 13

The Olsen Brothers
Weil nur die Liebe zählt (German version of Fly on the Wings of Love)
Eurovision Winner 2000, Denmark

Daði Freyr
Smuk som et stjerneskud (Danish Cover version of Fly on the Wings of Love)
Eurovision Winner 2000, Denmark

Tears getting sober
Eurovision 2020, Bulgaria, Semi Final 2 Second Half

Eurovision 2020, Cyprus, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Ben and Tan
Eurovision 2020, Denmark, Semi Final 2 Second Half

Looking back
Eurovision 2020, Finland, Semi Final 2 Second Half

Medo de sentir
Eurovision 2020, Portugal, Semi Final 2 Second Half

Samira Efendi
Eurovision 2020, Azerbaijan, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Destiny Chukunyere
All of my love
Eurovision 2020, Malta, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Eurovision 2020, North Macedonia, Semi Final 1 First Half

Little Big
Uno, dos, cuatro
Eurovision 2020, Russia, Semi Final 1 First Half

Eurovision 2020, San Marino, Semi Final 2 First Half

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