2021-04-04

Week 13/2021 - Eurovision Radio International - 07 Apr 2021 - Interview with Kurt Calleja (Malta 2012) and Rafał (Poland 2021) and more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

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Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience

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 FM and Radio Wymondham in the United Kingdom 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 - click here.

Join in this Wednesday, 07 Apr 2021 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on Switch FM for Eurovision Radio International taking you through the Corona times with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest.

AT A GLANCE - ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK

  • Live Interview with Kurt Calleja (Malta 2012) 
  • Live Interview with  Rafał (Poland 2021)
  • Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision 2021 in Regions - West Central Europe with Alasdair Rendall
  • Eurovision News from escXtra.com with Nathan Waddell 
  • Eurovision Birthday File and Coverpot with David Mann
  • Your music requests
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists


Live Interview with Kurt Calleja (Malta 2021):
All the countries have submitted their entry to the  Eurovision Song Contest 2021which is fast approaching. It scheduled for 18 May (Semi Final 1) 20 May (Semi Final 2) and the Grand Final on 22 May 2021 with 39 countries competing at the Ahoy Arena of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In the Run-Up to the World's biggest music competition Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is inviting the artists from the Eurovision Class of 2021. But in addition to the Eurovision Class 2021 Radio International invites also previous Eurovision performers to come onto the show to chat about their Eurovision Experience and their career development. 

This week the Team of Radio International is very happy to welcome back to the show Malta's Musical Ambassador to the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 - Kurt Calleja who successfully qualified the sunny Pearl in the Mediterranean Sea for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan with the song "This is the night" coming 21st.

Already in 2010 Kurt tried for the ticket to the Eurovision Song Contest as he teamed up with Priscilla as Priscilla and Kurt when their duet "Waterfall" came 12th in the GO Malta Eurosong which was won by Thea Garrett and "My Dream". The year after that, in 20211, Kurt entered the national final, then called The Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with the song "Over and Over" coming third to Glen Vella's winning song "One Life" which went onto represent Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Duesseldorf, Germany.  

After Kurt's 2012 Eurovision participation he continued with releasing great music and still does to this day. The Radio International Interview Team is looking forward to have Kurt on the show this week to chat a bit about his Eurovision experience and career. Listeners are encouraged to actively take part during the show to submit their questions to the artist via our Facebook Chatroom during the live broadcast on Wednesday evening from 1900 - 2300 hours CET or via our website's email address - click here

Live Interview with Rafał (Poland 2021): The second interview partner on Radio International this week is a guest from the Eurovision Class 2021. Rafał Brzozowski will be representing Poland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Semi Final 2 with the song "The Ride".  Europe could see Rafał co-hosting the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 last November from Warsaw in Poland. His career started in the Voice of Poland 2011. Well established in the Polish music scene over the years he released 5 albums, 2 EPs and 17 singles.

Listeners are encouraged to actively take part during the show to submit their questions to the artist via our Facebook Chatroom during the live broadcast on Wednesday evening from 1900 - 2300 hours CET or via our website's email address - click here

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.

Here is the Radio International Interview Hall of Fame: Charlotte Perrelli, Linda Martin, Katrina of Katrina and the Waves, Eldar of Ell and Nikki, Sanna Nielsen, Lina Hedlund and Andreas Lundstedt from Alcazar, Ira Losco, Nicki French, Rainer from Wind, Jalisse, James Newman, Senhit, 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, Hera Björk, Anton Ewald, Katrina Dimanta formerly of Aarzemnieki, ManuElla, Tusse, Blind Channel, Danny Saucedo, Jendrik, Tornike Kipiani, GO_A.

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 Apr 2021 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 FM 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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THE PLAY LIST

Hour 1

1.
Laura Tesoro
What's the pressure
Eurovision 2016, Belgium, Number 10

2.
Axel Hirsoux
Mother
Eurovision 2014, Belgium, Semi Final 1 Number 14

3.
Eurovision 2021 Medley - Grand Final

4.
Rafał Brzozowski
Sky Over Europe
Eurovision 2017, Poland National Final Number 2

5.
Rafał Brzozowski
Tak Blisko
2012, Poland, Non-Eurovision

6.
Rafał
The Ride
Eurovision 2021, Poland, Semi Final 2 Song 6


Hour 2
Kurt Calleja Interview

1.
Kurt Calleja
This is the Night
Eurovision 2012, Malta, Number 21

2.
Kurt Calleja
Vertigo
ALBUM: Love on Mars, 2013

3.
Priscilla and Kurt
Waterfall
Malta Eurosong 2010, Malta, Number 12

4.
Kurt Calleja
Over and Over
Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2011, Number 3

5.
Kurt Calleja
Sweet Chilli
2019, non-Eurovision


Hour 3

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

2.
James Fox
Hold on to our love
Happy Birthday, 45 06 Apr 2021

3.
Il Volo
Màkari
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2021, Italy

4.
Anna Vissi
Everything
Eurovision 2006, Greece, Number 9

5.
Abba
Waterloo
Eurovision Winner 1974, Sweden

6.
Sergey Lazarev
You Are The Only one
Eurovision 2016, Russia, Number 3

7.
Eurovision 2021 Medley - Semi Final 1

8.
Eurovision 2021 Medley - Semi Final 2


Hour 4

1.
Edsilia Rombley
Hemel en aarde
Eurovision 1998, The Netherlands, Number 4

2.
Vincent Bueno
Amen
Eurovision 2021, Austria, Semi Final 2 Song 5

3.
Benny Cristo
Omaga
Eurovision 2021, Czech Republic, Semi-final 2 Song 3

4.
Jendrik
I Don't Feel Hate
Eurovision 2021, Germany, Final

5.
Måneskin
Zitti e buoni
Eurovision 2021, Italy, Grand Final

6.
Senhit
Adrenaline
Eurovision 2021, San Marino, Semi Final 2 Song 1

7.
Ana Soklic
Amen
Eurovision 2021, Slovenia, Semi Final 1 Song 2

8.
Gjon's Tears
Tout l’Univers
Eurovision 2021, Switzerland, Semi Final 2 Song 16

9.
Bilal Hassani
Roi
Eurovision 2019, France, Number 16

10.
Senhit
Roi (Cover)
Eurovision 2019, France, Number 16

11.
Ingeborg
Door de wind
Eurovision 1989, Belgium, Number 19

12.
Trijntje Oosterhuis
Door de wind (Cover live at The Passion 2021 Roermond)
Eurovision 1989, Belgium, Number 19

13.
Patrick Juvet
Je vais me marier, Marie
Eurovision 1973, Switzerland, Number 12

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