Week 40/2021 - Eurovision Radio International - 06 Oct 2021 - Home Composed Song Contest 2021, Tribute to Maria Mendiola of Baccara and lots more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

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Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2021-10-03)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2021-10-05)

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 live on Run 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. Find out more details of how to tune in - click here.

Join in this Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on Run FM for Eurovision Radio International taking you through the Summer 2021 with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest. 




  • Tribute to Maria Mendiola from Baccara (Luxembourg 1978)
  • Home Composed Song Contest 2021 - A rundown of all entries and your votes please
  • Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Italy's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Ross Bennett (New Series)
  • 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

Baccara 2021 - Cristina Sevilla and Maria Mendiola

Tribute to Maria Mendiola of Baccara: 
Sad news hit the Music World on 11 September 2021 with the passing of Maria Mendiola who was one of the original members of Baccara. She passed away at the age of 69. In 1978, Baccara represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Parlez-Vous Francais" which reached 7th place. Radio International will air a special Tribute to Maria on the show this week.


Home Composed Song Contest 2021

Home Composed Song Contest 2021:  The 30th edition of the contest is in full swing and this week Radio International will devote the entire second hour to play all the 24 competing entries to prepare the audience for their voting via the website of the contest. Click Here for the the website of the contest and cast your votes.  You will also find all the details about the contest at the above link and also the online voting sheet. Radio International is honoured to once again support the contest as well as forming a jury. Good luck to all participants.

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:
Charlotte Perrelli, Linda Martin,
Niamh Kavanagh, Katrina of Katrina and the Waves, Scott Fitzgerald, Eldar of Ell and Nikki, Sanna Nielsen, Lina Hedlund and Andreas Lundstedt from Alcazar, Ira Losco, Jan Johansen Nicki French, Debbie Scerri, Rasmussen, Rainer from Wind, Jalisse, Maja Keuc (Amaya),Thomas Forstner, Lisa Andreas, Esther Hart, Vanilla Ninja, 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, Kurt Calleja, Rafał Brzozowski, Barbara Pravi, Fyr og Flamme, almost all artists from the Eurovision 2021 class.

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Join Radio International live on Wednesday, 06 Oct 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 Run 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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Hour 1

Francesco Gabbani
Occidentali's Karma
Eurovision 2017, Italy, Number 6

Claudia Faniello
Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2008, Number 2

Claudia Faniello
When is it
NEW RELEASE: Oct 2021, Malta

Francesco Gabbani
La Rete
NEW RELEASE: Sep 2021, Italy

Blind Channel
Dark Side
Eurovision 2021, Finland, Number 6

Mikolas Josef
Lie To Me
Eurovision 2018, Czech Republic, Number 6

Paola del Medico
Bonjour Bonjour
Eurovision 1969, Switzerland, Number 5

David D'Or
Leha'amin - To believe
Eurovision 2004, Israel, Semi Final Number 11

Laura Rizzotto
Funny Girl
Eurovision 2018, Latvia, Semi Final 2 Number 12

Laura Rizzotto
On my mind
NEW RELEASE: Oct 2021, Latvia

Venus Butterfly
Melodifestivalen 1992, Sweden, unplaced

Friderika Bayer
Kinek Mondjrm El Vetkeimet
Eurovision 1994, Hungary, Number 4 (Hungary's Debute at Eurovision)
Happy 50th Birthday

Morland & Debrah Scarlett
Monster like me
Eurovision 2015, Norway, Number 8
Happy 41th Birthday Kjetil Morland

Hour 2

Home Composed Song Contest 2021 - The 30th Anniversary
All 24 particpating entries in the Home Composed Song Contest 2021

To Vote: go to https://home-21.com/vote/

Song 01 / SWE1 / MASQUERADE / Bjorta - Ylva & Linda
Song 02 / GBR1 / SLINGSHOT / Gluehorse
Song 03 / POL1 / I WANT YOU HERE AGAIN / Gnewwan
Song 04 / AUS1 / RICHMOND / Rainbow Orbit
Song 05 / HUN1 / ABEL A BALBAN / VTF

Song 06 / GRC1 / SILVER LAKE / 9 Streets
Song 07 / SWE2 / TILL FJALLS / Eva-Karin & Martin
Song 08 / CYP1 / EXOMOLOGISI / A Konstandinou
Song 09 / ALB1 / BRENGOSJE / Ainhoa Feel
Song 10 / FIN1 / LOOK OUT! / Snowclone

Song 11 / GBR2 / IT DOESN'T MATTER ANYWAY / A Mendelson
Song 12 / ROU1 / TAKE ME AWAY / CornEL
Song 13 / GBR3 / SONG FOR RAYMOND / A Boyes
Song 14 / DEU1 / ISLAND OF LOVE / Randi
Song 15 / GBR4 / WINTER SUNSET / Cellphone

Song 16 / IRL1 / BE FREE / Lamph ft. Holly Ryan
Song 17 / PTR1 / MARCH FOR PEACE / Nuno Mexia
Song 18 / DEU2 / MEDUSA / Jan Wehner
Song 19 / GBR5 / HERE FOR A GOOD TIME / Vulnerable
Song 20 / DEU3 / TOMORROW NEVER COMES / J Schmacke

Song 21 / ROU2 / A NEW INSIGHT / Floriana
Song 22 / ITA1 / LOOK MOM NO HANDS / Cassidy Civet
Song 23 / SWE3 / YOU FLY AWAY / Mats Josefsson
Song 24 / LTU1 / HOLD YOU CLOSE / Gina Sabrina

Boban Djekic
Home Composed Song Contest 2008 Winner, Serbia

Hour 3

Conchita Wurst
Rise like a Phoenix
Eurovision Winner 2014, Austria

Conchita Wurst
NEW RELEASE: Sep 2021, Austria

Lake Malawi
Friend of a Friend
Eurovision 2019, Czech Republic, Number 11

Anna Vissi
Mono I Agapi
Eurovision 1982, Cyprus, Number 5
Flamingo from Cyprus

Eurovision Spotlight: Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest with Ross Bennett

Domenico Modugno
Piove (ciao, ciao bambina)
Eurovision 1959, Italy, Number 6

Massimo Ranieri
L'amore e un attimo,
Eurovision 1971, Italy, Number 5

Alice & Battiato
I treni di Tozeur
Eurovision 1984, Italy, Number 5

Nina Zilli
L'amore e femmina (Out of Love)
Eurovision 2012, Italy, Number 9

Alvaro Estrella
Side X Side

Hour 4

Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer
Light me up
Eurovision 2018, Poland, Semi Final 2 Number 14

Gromee with CATALI
Talk to Me
NEW RELEASE: Sep 2021, Poland

Maria Mendiola Tribute - Baccara

Yes Sir, I can Boogie
Number 1 in Sep 1977

Parlez-Vous Francais
Eurovision 1978, Luxembourg, Number 7

Call me up
Top 40 Hit in 1987
Number 5 in Spain in 1987

I belong to your heart

Hovi Star
Made of Stars
Eurovision 2016, Israel, Number 14

Hovi Star
Next Year
NEW RELEASE: Sep 2021, Israel

Cover Spot

Marie Myriam
L'oiseau et l'enfant
Eurovision Winner 1977, France

Sevgilim (2021 Turkish Cover of L'oiseau et l'enfant)
Eurovision Winner 1977, France

Sibil Tüzün
Eurovision 2006, Greece, Number 11

Umberto Tozzi and Raf
Gente di mare
Eurovision 1987, Itlay, Number 3

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