2024-02-26

Week 09/2024 - Eurovision Radio International - 28 Feb 2024: Eurovision 2024 National Final Season, Melodifestivalen 2024 Interviews with Danny Saucedo, Melanie Wehbe, Scarlet, Albin Tingwall and lots more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

 

 Listen this week's edition of Radio International
The Big Show  | Play List

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2024-02-25)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2024-02-27)

 

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 live on  SWITCH RADIO UK -   LIVE on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International. Find out more details of how to tune in as well as the repeats - click here.

Join in this Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on SWITCH Radio UK  and the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International for Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest.

AT A GLANCE - ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK

  • Interview with Danny Saucedo (Melodifestivalen 2024 Finalist)
  • Interview with Scarlet (Melodifestivalen 2024, Semi Finalist)
  • Interview with Albin Tingwall (Melodifestivalen 2024, Semi Finalist)
  • Interview with Lia Larsson (Melodifestivalen 2024, Heat 4)
    Interview with Melanie Wehbe (Melodifestivalen 2023, 2024) Singer, Songwriter
  • Interview with Engmans Kapell (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 Number 5)
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season with Eurovision Lordship Marcus Keppel-Palmer
  • 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
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Your music requests


Danny Saucedo with JP
after he won Heat 4 of Melodifestivalen 2024in Eskilstuna, Sweden

Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 and 4 Interviews: 2624 songs were submitted to Swedish Television (SVT) for Melodifestivalen 2024. The selection was narrowed down to 30 acts which were distributed onto five heats. 12 songs will be competing in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 on 09 Mar 2024 in Stockholm's Friends Arena. The winner of that show will then represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. On 03 Feb 2024 saw the first of five heats taking place and with that starting the Melodifestivalen 2024 Roadshow. The results of each heat can be followed at out colleagues from Wikipedia - CLICK HERE.

Heat 4 of Melodifestivalen 2024 was staged in Eskilstuna, Sweden on 24 Feb 2024. Radio International's JP was on location to conduct interviews with the competing artists.  Danny Saucedo qualified directly to the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 with the song "Happy that you found me". Dotter also won a place in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 after winning the Heat 4 voting and will perform her song "It's not easy to write a love song" in Stockholm. On the show this week Radio International airs an interview with Semi Finalist Albin Tingwall with the song "Done getting over you" as well as Scarlet with the song "Circus X".  Lia Larsson performed "30 km/h" and the group Lasse Stefanz added a summer song to the competition called "En sång om sommaren". Unfortunately, both acts did not qualify for the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 and were elmininated. On the show this week listen to interviews with Danny, Albin, Scarlet and Lia Larsson.


Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 Allstarz

Radio International's JP and Ludvig were in Gothenburg at Heat 2 having had the pleasure of chatting with all six acts during the rehearsals and after the live broadcast. Liamoo qualified directly to the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 with the song "Dragon". Maria Sur also won a place in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 after winning the Heat 2 voting and will perform her song "When you are gone" in Stockholm. On the show this week Radio International airs an interview with newcomer C-Joe who placed 4th with the song "Ahumma" as well as Engmans Kapell who placed 5th with the song "Norrland" and ode to the region in the North of Sweden. Unfortunately, both acts were elminiated in Heat 2 and did not advance into the Final or Semi Final of Melodifestivalen.


Singer / Songwriter Melanie Wehbe with JP
at the Afterparty of Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 4 in Eskilstuna


Interview with Melanie Wehbe (Melodifestvalen 2023): At the afterparty of Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 4 in Eskilstuna, Sweden JP bumped into Melanie Wehbe who is a Swedish Singer / Songwriter and took part in Melodifestivalen 2023 as a singer but also is reponsible for song "Move" by the Mamas who won Melodifestivalen 2020 and it would have been Sweden's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. However, due to the Corona pandemic, Eurovision 2020 was cancelled. Melanie has written more songs for other acts and in the 2024 edition of Melodifestivalen she is the backing vocalist for the songs of Dotter "It's not easy to write a love song", Lia Larsson "30 km/h" and Elisa Lindstroem "Forever Yours".
In addition, Melanie entered a song into the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2024 in Denmark performed by Saba. The song is entitled "Sand" and won the Danish National Selection to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. JP had a the pleasure for a small chat with Melanie at the Aftershow Party of Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 4 in Eskilstuna. 


Eurovision Spotlight - The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season: 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. Many participating countries to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 are holding their selection shows across Europe and each week on Radio International we take a look at the ongoing selection processes and play some of the highlights from the National Finals and songs that actually will be selected to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmoe. Eurovision Lordship Marcus Keppel-Palmer will be reviewing the selection processes over the last week and you hear the songs on the show this week.

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. Nick will be presenting the Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com.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 the Eurovision Calendar and and and....

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, Jamala, Chiara, Ulrikke, 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, 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, Tim Schou from a Friend in London, The Roop, 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.


Our Chatroom - Chat with the Eurovision Fan Community during the live show on Wednesdays from 1900 - 2300 hours CET. This is how it works:
  • Enter your Chat Member Nick Name and after confirming you will be taken to the chat room.
  • In order to listen to the show you need to click on the SOUND ICON below the chat room and select Play Radio. The current live show should now be playing and 
  • Start chatting while listening to the show.

Join Radio International live on Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024 starting from 1900 - 2300 pmCET via the website or on FM. Radio International is available via different means. Visit HOW TO TUNE IN to see the details. The show will be available on the website of Malta's RADIO105 and via TUNEIN, as well as on SWITCH RADIO UK in the United Kingdom and will be relayed on the Facebook Group of Eurovision Radio International . For the Wednesday evening live show you can join the chat room where the show will be relayed as well. For that click here. And failing that you can catch up with the show on the Radio International Podbean Channel available here, as well as the Radio International Spotify Channel - Search for Eurovision Radio International.

Radio International is also available on other radio stations at different days and times. See the details at this link:

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Happy Eurovisioning
JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power
www.radiointernational.tv

#SwitchRadioUK #Radio105 #GoGoRadioGibraltar #eurovision #esc #world #UnitedByMusic #eurovision2024 #Melodifestivalen #Melodifestivalen2024 #Interviews #EngmansKapell #MelanieWehbe #Saba #DannySaucedo #AlbinTingwall #LiaLarsson #Scarlet


JP's Golden Years - Edition 181 - Saturday, 24 Feb 2024 - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

 

Listen this week's edition of JP's Golden Years

The Show  | Play List




This week's edition of the show aired on Saturday, 24 Feb 2024 from 1700 - 1900 hours CET (1600 - 1800 hours UKT) via South Norfolk Radio in the United Kingdom - click here to listen.  The show airs also on other stations. The detailed schedule is below.  But also a copy of the show will also be available on this website and uploaded to the the Radio International PODCAST server.

You can submit your comments and request via this link to JP's Golden Years - click here


Programme Segments are:

  • The Mad Half Hour to get you into the mood for the music of our life
  • The Best of Europop
  • A TV Theme Tune or Radio Theme Tune to remember
  • The UK Top 20 Best-Selling Singles of 2010

The Show is available at:

  #world #jpsgoldenyears #UKTop20 #MusicCharts #GoldenOldies #BestsellingSingles #2010


2024-02-21

Week 08/2024 - Eurovision Radio International - 21 Feb 2024: Eurovision 2024 National Final Season, Live Interview with Isaak (Germany 2024), Melodifestivalen 2024 Interviews with C-Joe, and lots more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

  

Listen this week's edition of Radio International
The Big Show  | Play List

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2024-02-18)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2024-02-20)

 

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 live on  SWITCH Europe -   LIVE on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International. Find out more details of how to tune in as well as the repeats - click here.

Join in this Wednesday, 21 Feb 2024 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on SWITCH Europe  and the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International for Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest.

AT A GLANCE - ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK

  • Live Interview with Isaak (Germany 2024)
  • Interview with C-Jo (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 Number 4)
  • Interview with Engmans Kapell (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 Number 5) - postponed
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season with Ross Bennett
  • 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
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Your music requests

 

Isaak winning the German National Final -
Eurovision Song Contest - Das deutsche Finale 2024

Live Interview with Isaak (Germany 2024):
On Friday, 16 Feb 2024 Germany's National Selection to the Eurovision Song Contest - Das deutsche Finale 2024 took place with nine acts battling it out for the ticket to represent Germany in Malmoe on 11 May 2024. Germany is together with Italy, Spain, France and the United Kingdom part of the Big 5 and directly placed in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. On Radio International this week we have the big pleasure to welcome to the show the winner of the German National Final - Isaak who will represent Germany with the song "Always on the run", in Malmoe. Both; the Juries and the public voted for Isaak. The Interview Panel of Radio International is looking forward to welcoming Isaak to the show to get to know the young artist from Germany.

Eurovision Spotlight - The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season: 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. Many participating countries to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 are holding their selection shows across Europe and each week on Radio International we take a look at the ongoing selection processes and play some of the highlights from the National Finals and songs that actually will be selected to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmoe. Ross Bennett will be reviewing the selection processes over the last week and you hear some of the songs on the show this week.



Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 Allstarz

Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2: 2624 songs were submitted to Swedish Television (SVT) for Melodifestivalen 2024. The selection was narrowed down to 30 acts which were distributed onto five heats. 12 songs will be competing in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 on 06 Mar 2024 in Stockholm's Friends Arena. The winner of that show will then represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. On 03 Feb 2024 saw the first of five heats taking place and with that starting the Melodifestivalen 2024 Roadshow. The results of each heat can be followed at out colleagues from Wikipedia - CLICK HERE.

Radio International's JP and Ludvig were in Gothenburg at Heat 2 having had the pleasure of chatting with all six acts during the rehearsals and after the live broadcast. Liamoo qualified directly to the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 with the song "Dragon". Maria Sur also won a place in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 after winning the Heat 2 voting and will perform her song "When you are gone" in Stockholm. On the show this week Radio International airs an interview with newcomer C-Joe who placed 4th with the song "Ahumma" as well as Engmans Kapell who placed 5th with the song "Norrland" and ode to the region in the North of Sweden. Unfortunately, both acts were elminiated in Heat 2 and did not advance into the Final or Semi Final of Melodifestivalen.
 

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. Nick will be presenting the Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com.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 the Eurovision Calendar and and and....

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, Jamala, Chiara, Ulrikke, 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, 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, Tim Schou from a Friend in London, The Roop, 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.


Our Chatroom - Chat with the Eurovision Fan Community during the live show on Wednesdays from 1900 - 2300 hours CET. This is how it works:
  • Enter your Chat Member Nick Name and after confirming you will be taken to the chat room.
  • In order to listen to the show you need to click on the SOUND ICON below the chat room and select Play Radio. The current live show should now be playing and 
  • Start chatting while listening to the show.

Join Radio International live on Wednesday, 21 Feb 2024 starting from 1900 - 2300 pmCET via the website or on FM. Radio International is available via different means. Visit HOW TO TUNE IN to see the details. The show will be available on the website of Malta's RADIO105 and via TUNEIN, as well as on SWITCH Europe in the United Kingdom and will be relayed on the Facebook Group of Eurovision Radio International . For the Wednesday evening live show you can join the chat room where the show will be relayed as well. For that click here. And failing that you can catch up with the show on the Radio International Podbean Channel available here

Radio International is also available on other radio stations at different days and times. See the details at this link:

How to Listen - Details are available here - click the link:


Happy Eurovisioning
JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power
www.radiointernational.tv

#SwitchRadioNetwork #Radio105 #GoGoRadioGibraltar #eurovision #esc #world #SwitchEurovision  #UnitedByMusic #eurovision2024 #Melodifestivalen #Melodifestivalen2024 #Interviews #Isaak #Germany #EngmansKapell #C-Joe


Hour 1

1.
Loreen
Tattoo
Eurovisio Winner 2023, Sweden

2.
Tone Sekelius
My Way
Melodifestivalen 2022, Sweden, Number 5

3.
Tone Sekelius
Time Will Heal Me
NEW RELEASE: Feb 2024, Sweden

4.
Loreen & Sofiane Pamart
Could You Be Loved
NEW RELEASE: Feb 2024, Sweden

5.
Tomas Thordarson
Sig det'logn (Shame on you)
Eurovision 2004, Denmark, Semi Final Number 13

6.
Cesar
It's my life
Eurovision 2013, Romania, Number 13

Eurovision Birthday File

7.
DQ
Drama Queen
Eurovision 2007, Denmark, Semi Final Number 19

8.
Lordi
Hard Rock Hallelujah
Eurovision Winner 2006, Finland


Eurovision Calendar

9.
Joker Out
Flowers (Cover of the song by Miley Cyrus)
2023
10.
Ben Cramer
De oude muzikant
Eurovision 1973, The Netherlands, Number 14
11.
Joel Prevost
Il Y Aura Toujours Des Violons
Eurovision 1978, France, Number 3



Hour 2
Eurovision 2024 - Interview Hour - Isaak from Germany


1.
Isaak
Sober
2020, non-Eurovision

2.
Isaak
Water to the Seed
2021, non-Eurovision

3.
Isaak
Always on the run
Eurovision 2024, Germany, Grand Final


Hour 3

1.
Il Volo
Grande Amore (Great Love)
Eurovision 2015, Italy, Number 3

2.
Il Volo
Who Wants to Live Forever
NEW RELEASE: Feb 2024, Italy

Eurovision News with Nick from escXtra.com

3.
Wolf Kati & Wolf Kati Band
Engem Szerteni Nehéz
NEW RELEASE: Feb 2024, Hungary

4.
Wolf Kati
What about my dreams
Eurovision 2011, Hungary, Number 22???

Eurovision Spotlight: The National Final Season to Eurovision 2024 with Ross Bennett (Part 1 of 2)

5.
Clara Klingenstroem
Aldrig mer
Melodifestivalen 2024, Sweden, Heat 3, Number 4, eliminated

6.
Anita
Stingum af
Eurovision 2024, Iceland's National Final, Semi Final 1 qualifier =>Final

7.
Isaak
Always on the run
Eurovision 2024, Germany, Grand Final

8.
Silvester Belt
Luktelk (Wait up)
Eurovision 2024, Lithuania, Semi Final 1 First Half

9.
Saba
Sand
Eurovision 2024, Denmark, Semi Final 2 First Half

10.
Natalia Barbu
Fight
Eurovison 2007, Moldova, Number 10


Hour 4


1.
Anjeza Shahini
The image of you
Eurovision 2004, Albania, Number 7

2.
Anjeza Shahini
Më të mirë më bëre ti
NEW RELEASE: Feb 2024, Albania

Eurovision Spotlight: The National Final Season to Eurovision 2024 with Ross Bennett (Part 2 of 2)

3.
Natalia Barbu
In the Middle
Eurovision 2024, Moldova Semi Final 1 Second Half

4.
5miinust and Puuluup
(5 minuses and a magnifying glass)
(Nendest) narkootikumidest ei tea me (küll) midagi
(We the Hawk, know nothing about these drugs)
Eurovision 2024, Estonia, Semi Final 2 Second Half

5.
Luna
The Tower
Eurovision 2024, Poland, Semi Final 1 First Half

6.
Mustii
Before the Party's Over
Eurovision 2024, Belgium, Semi Final 2 Second Half

The Eurovision Coverspot

7.
Sam Ryder
Space Man (Digital Release Piano Version)
Eurovision 2022, United Kingdom, Number 2

8.
Sarah Bonnici
Loop (National Final Performance)
Eurovision 2024, Malta, Semi Final 2 First Half

9.
Sarah Bonnici
Space Man (Live Piano Cover at MESC 2024)
Eurovision 2022, United Kingdom, Number 2

Interview with C-Joe (Melodifestivalen 2024, Heat 2)

10.
C-Joe
Ahumma
Melodifestivalen 2024, Sweden, Heat 2, Number 4, eliminated



2024-02-19

JP's Golden Years - Edition 180 - Saturday, 17 Feb 2024 - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

 

Listen this week's edition of JP's Golden Years

The Show  | Play List




This week's edition of the show aired on Saturday, 17 Feb 2024 from 1700 - 1900 hours CET (1600 - 1800 hours UKT) via South Norfolk Radio in the United Kingdom - click here to listen.  The show airs also on other stations. The detailed schedule is below.  But also a copy of the show will also be available on this website and uploaded to the the Radio International PODCAST server.

You can submit your comments and request via this link to JP's Golden Years - click here


Programme Segments are:

  • The Mad Half Hour to get you into the mood for the music of our life
  • The Best of Europop
  • A TV Theme Tune or Radio Theme Tune to remember
  • The UK Top 20 Best-Selling Singles of 1994

The Show is available at:

  #world #jpsgoldenyears #UKTop20 #MusicCharts #GoldenOldies #BestsellingSingles #1994


2024-02-12

Week 07/2024 - Eurovision Radio International - 14 Feb 2024: Eurovision 2024 National Final Season, German National Finalists, Melodifestivalen Heat 2, Senhit (San Marino 2011 and 2024) in Interview , Tribute to Steve Wright and lots more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

 

Listen this week's edition of Radio International
The Big Show  | Play List

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2024-02-11)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2024-02-13)

 

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 live on  SWITCH Europe -   LIVE on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International. Find out more details of how to tune in as well as the repeats - click here.

Join in this Wednesday, 14 Feb 2024 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on SWITCH Europe  and the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International for Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest.

AT A GLANCE - ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK

  • Live Interviews with German Finalists Bodine Monet
  • Interview with Liamoo (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2, qualifier for the Grand Final)
  • Interview with Maria Sur (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2, qualifier for the Grand Final)
  • Interview with Dear Sarah (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2, Semi Finalist)
  • Interview with Fröken Snusk (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2, Semi Finalist)
  • Interview with Senhit (San Marino 2011 and 2021) done at the OGAE Germany Convention 2024 in Munich in January 
  • Tribute to Steve Wright (BBC Radio Presenter)
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season with Dermot Manning
  • 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
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Your music requests


Eurovision Spotlight - The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season:
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. Many participating countries to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 are holding their selection shows across Europe and each week on Radio International we take a look at the ongoing selection processes and play some of the highlights from the National Finals and songs that actually will be selected to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmoe. Dermot Manning will be reviewing the selection processes over the last week and you hear some of the songs on the show this week.


Eurovision Song Contest – Das deutsche Finale 2024: Live Interview with German Finalists.  Like in previous years Radio International reaches out to interview some of the acts from the German National Final which in 2024 comprises of nine acts which will be competing for the ticket to Malmoe to represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmoe on 11 May 2024. Among the acts is also former German entry Max Mutzke who reached 8th place for Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Istanbul, Turkey with the song "Can't wait until tonight". Will he do the race again or one of the other acts: Bodine Monet, Marie Reim, Ryk, Floryan, Galant, Isaak, Leona or NinetyNine. Radio International this week will be previewing the songs of The German National Final will be bradcast Friday, 16 Feb 202 at 2205 hours on ARD.
So far confirmed for an interview is Bodine Monet and more to follow. Watch this space.



Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 Allstarz

Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2: 2624 songs were submitted to Swedish Television (SVT) for Melodifestivalen 2024. The selection was narrowed down to 30 acts which were distributed onto five heats. 12 songs will be competing in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 on 06 Mar 2024 in Stockholm's Friends Arena. The winner of that show will then represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. On 03 Feb 2024 saw the first of five heats taking place and with that starting the Melodifestivalen 2024 Roadshow. The results of each heat can be followed at out colleagues from Wikipedia - CLICK HERE.

Radio International's JP and Ludvig were in Gothenburg at Heat 2 having had the pleasure of chatting with all six acts during the rehearsals and after the live broadcast. This week on the show listen to and interview with Liamoo who qualified directly to the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 with the song "Dragon". Maria Sur also won a place in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 after winning the Heat 2 voting and will perform her song "When you are gone" in Stockholm. Place 3 was Dear Sarah with the song "The Silence after you" and place four was Fröken Snusk with the song "Unga & fria" of which both will compete in the Semi Final of Melodifestivalen 2024.

 

Senhit (San Marino 2011 and 2021) at OGAE Germany Convention 2024

Interview with Senhit (San Marino 2011 and 2021): Surprise guest at the recent edition of OGAE Germany's annual convention 2024 in January in Munich was Senhit. She represented San Marino twice at the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2011 it was with "Stand By" which failed to qualify San Marino for the Grand Final of Eurovision 2011 reaching number 16 in Semi Final 1. Her second attempt was "Adrenalina" with which Senhit qualified San Marino for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contes 2021 coming 22nd in Rotterdam. Radio International's Marc and JP had the pleasure to meet Senhit once again for an update on her career and her European Tour plus more. Find out during the interview on Radio International this week.

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. Nick will be presenting the Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com.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 the Eurovision Calendar and and and....

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, Jamala, Chiara, Ulrikke, 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, 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, Tim Schou from a Friend in London, The Roop, 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.


Our Chatroom - Chat with the Eurovision Fan Community during the live show on Wednesdays from 1900 - 2300 hours CET. This is how it works:
  • Enter your Chat Member Nick Name and after confirming you will be taken to the chat room.
  • In order to listen to the show you need to click on the SOUND ICON below the chat room and select Play Radio. The current live show should now be playing and 
  • Start chatting while listening to the show.

Join Radio International live on Wednesday, 14 Feb 2024 starting from 1900 - 2300 pmCET via the website or on FM. Radio International is available via different means. Visit HOW TO TUNE IN to see the details. The show will be available on the website of Malta's RADIO105 and via TUNEIN, as well as on SWITCH Europe in the United Kingdom and will be relayed on the Facebook Group of Eurovision Radio International . For the Wednesday evening live show you can join the chat room where the show will be relayed as well. For that click here. And failing that you can catch up with the show on the Radio International Podbean Channel available here

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JP's Golden Years - Edition 179 - Saturday, 10 Feb 2024 - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

 

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This week's edition of the show aired on Saturday, 10 Feb 2024 from 1700 - 1900 hours CET (1600 - 1800 hours UKT) via South Norfolk Radio in the United Kingdom - click here to listen.  The show airs also on other stations. The detailed schedule is below.  But also a copy of the show will also be available on this website and uploaded to the the Radio International PODCAST server.

You can submit your comments and request via this link to JP's Golden Years - click here


Programme Segments are:

  • The Mad Half Hour to get you into the mood for the music of our life
  • The Best of Europop
  • A TV Theme Tune or Radio Theme Tune to remember
  • The UK Top 20 Best-Selling Singles of 1966

The Show is available at:

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2024-02-06

Week 06/2024 - Eurovision Radio International - 07 Feb 2024: Eurovision 2024 National Final Season, Cyan Kicks Live Interview, Benidorm 2024, Melodifestivalen and lots more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

 

Listen this week's edition of Radio International
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Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2024-02-04)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2024-02-06)

 

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 live on  SWITCH Europe -   LIVE on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International. Find out more details of how to tune in as well as the repeats - click here.

Join in this Wednesday, 07 Feb 2024 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on SWITCH Europe  and the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International for Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest.

AT A GLANCE - ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK

  • Live Interview with Cyan Kicks (Finland's UMK 2024 participants)
  • Interview with St. Pedro from Spain's Benidorm Fest 2024 - the Spanish Selection to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 plus information on the city of Benidorm with Salman and Rafia
  • Interview with Elina Lindstroem Interview (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 1)
  • Interview with Samir and Viktor Interview (Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 1)
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season 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
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Your music requests


Eurovision Spotlight - The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - National Final Season:
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. Many participating countries to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 are holding their selection shows across Europe and each week on Radio International we take a look at the ongoing selection processes and play some of the highlights from the National Finals and songs that actually will be selected to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmoe. Alasdair Rendall will be reviewing the selection processes over the last week and you hear some of the songs on the show this week.

Live Interview with Cyan Kicks (Finland 2024 National Final UMK participants): Finland will be selecting their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 through Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu  (UMK) on 10 Feb 2024 with seven acts battling it out for the ticket to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmoe in Sweden 07, 09 and 11 May 2024. Suzanna of Cyan Kicks will be rejoining Radio International  this week for a live interview as they are participating once more after their great success becoming the runner up in the 2022 edition of UMK. Their entry for UMK 2024 is called "Dancing with Demons". Could this be Finland's entry for Eurovision 2024?



Spain's Benidorm Fest 2024 - The National Final of Spain to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024: Radio International's Salman and Rafia were on location in Benidorm and will join the show this week to tell us about their experience from Benidorm and there is an interview with St Pedro who made it successfully from the Semi Final to the Grand Final of the Benidorm Festival 2024 with the song "Dos extraños (Cuarteto de cuerda)" coming second after Nebulossa and the winning song of the Beniform Festival 2024 entitled "Zorra" which will represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in the Grand Final on 11 May 2024.


Melodifestivalen 2024 Heat 1 Allstarz

Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 1: 2624 songs were submitted to Swedish Television (SVT) for Melodifestivalen 2024. The selection was narrowed down to 30 acts which were distributed onto five heats. 12 songs will be competing in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 on 06 Mar 2024 in Stockholm's Friends Arena. The winner of that show will then represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. On 03 Feb 2024 saw the first of five heats taking place and with that starting the Melodifestivalen 2024 Roadshow. The results of each heat can be followed at out colleagues from Wikipedia - CLICK HERE.

Radio International's JP was in Malmoe at Heat 1 for had the pleasure of chatting with all six acts during the rehearsals and after the broadcast. This week on the show listen to and interview with Samir and Viktor who with the song "Hela världen väntar" (the whole world is waiting) surprisingly did not advance in the competition. However, advancing is Elisa Lindstroem who brought back Schlager to the competition "Forever Yours" made it to the Semi Final. Listen to the interview with Elisa on the show this week.
Melodifestivalen 2024 - Heat 2 comes from Gothenburg on 10 Feb 2024.

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. Nick will be presenting the Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com.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 the Eurovision Calendar and and and....

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, Jamala, Chiara, Ulrikke, 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, 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, Tim Schou from a Friend in London, The Roop, 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.


Our Chatroom - Chat with the Eurovision Fan Community during the live show on Wednesdays from 1900 - 2300 hours CET. This is how it works:
  • Enter your Chat Member Nick Name and after confirming you will be taken to the chat room.
  • In order to listen to the show you need to click on the SOUND ICON below the chat room and select Play Radio. The current live show should now be playing and 
  • Start chatting while listening to the show.

Join Radio International live on Wednesday, 07 Feb 2024 starting from 1900 - 2300 pmCET via the website or on FM. Radio International is available via different means. Visit HOW TO TUNE IN to see the details. The show will be available on the website of Malta's RADIO105 and via TUNEIN, as well as on SWITCH Europe in the United Kingdom and will be relayed on the Facebook Group of Eurovision Radio International . For the Wednesday evening live show you can join the chat room where the show will be relayed as well. For that click here. And failing that you can catch up with the show on the Radio International Podbean Channel available here

Radio International is also available on other radio stations at different days and times. See the details at this link:

How to Listen - Details are available here - click the link:


Happy Eurovisioning
JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power
www.radiointernational.tv

#SwitchRadioNetwork #Radio105 #GoGoRadioGibraltar #eurovision #esc #world #SwitchEurovision  #UnitedByMusic #eurovision2024 #BenidormFest2024 #St.Pedro #Melodifestivalen #Melodifestivalen2024 #SamirAndViktor #ElisaLindstroem #Interviews #CyanKicks #UMK