Week 46/2021 - Eurovision Radio International - 17 Nov 2021: Live Interview with Eurovision Winner Charlie McGettigan (Ireland 1994), Junior Eurovision 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 live on  SWITCH Radio Derbyshire 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, 17 Nov 2021 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on SWITCH Radio Derbyshire for Eurovision Radio International with lots of good music and features related to the Eurovision Song Contest.


  • Live Interview with Eurovision Winner Charlie McGettigan (Ireland 1994)
  • Junior Eurovision Song Contest Review and Preview for 2021   
  • Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Italy's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Ross Bennett
  • 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 Eurovision Winner Charlie McGettigan (Ireland 1994): Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is delighted to welcome to the show Charlie McGettigan who together with his singing partner Paul Harrington won the Eurovision Song Contest 1994 for Ireland with the song "Rock'n Roll Kids". It was Ireland's 6th victory and on home turf since in the 90s Ireland won the Eurovision Song Contest four times (1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996). Charlie kindly accepted our invitation to come onto the show to chat about Eurovision and his career. He is also a radio presenter, singer, songwriter.  Let's find out more details about Charlie and his career in this week's Interview Hour on Radio International as well as listening to some of his songs.

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.

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, Emmelie de Forest, Scott Fitzgerald, Eldar of Ell and Nikki, Sanna Nielsen, Lina Hedlund and Andreas Lundstedt from Alcazar, Poli Genova, Ira Losco, Jan Johansen Nicki French, Debbie Scerri, Rasmussen, Rainer from Wind, Jalisse, Maja Keuc (Amaya),Thomas Forstner, Lisa Andreas, Esther Hart, Vanilla Ninja, Maja Keuc (Amaya), Sibel Tüzün, Justs, 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.

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021:  Junior Eurovision 2021 will take place in Paris, France on 19 Dec 2021 after the victory of  Valentina with the song "J'Imagine" in 2020 for France. The song was written by Barbara Pravi who came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be staged on 19 December 2021 with 19 countries taking part:  Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Malta, The Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain and Ukraine.

Hosts and Venue:  The venue is La Seine Musicale, Paris, France and the hosts are Elodie Gossuin, Olivier Minne and Carla

As most of the countries have already selected their entry to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021, 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.
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Join Radio International live on Wednesday, 17 Nov 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 Radio Derbyshire 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

The Roop
On Fire
Eurovision 2020, Lithuania, Contest cancelled

Ireen Sheer
Eurovision 1978, Germany, Number 6

Anna Sahlene
Eurovision 2002, Estonia, Number 3

Max Jason Mai
Don't close your eyes
Eurovision 2012, Slovakia, Semi Final 2 Number 18
(Last Slovak entry till now)

Miro Šmajda
2013, Slovakia, non-Eurovision

Lasse Berghagen
Jennie Jennie
Eurovision 1975, Sweden, Number 8

Anabel Conde
Vuelve Conmigo
Eurovision 1995, Spain, Number 2
Mario Zermeno in Mexico:

Birthday File

Eurovision Winner 1974, Sweden

Marija Serifovic
Eurovision Winner 2007, Serbia

Junior Eurovision 2021 Review - Preview

Gianluca Cilia
Dawra Tond
Junior Eurovision 2017, Malta, Number 9
Happy 14th Birthday

Mariam Mamadashvili
Junior Eurovision Winner 2016, Georgia
Happy 16th Birthday

Nikoloz Kajaia
Let's count the smiles
Junior Eurovision 2021, Georgia

Hour 2
Interview Hour: Charlie McGettigan (Eurovision Winner 1994, Ireland)

Kat Mahon
Anybody Got a Shoulder?
Eurovision 2015, Ireland National Final, Number 2
(written by Charlie McGettigan)

Paul Harrington with Charlie McGettigan
Rock'n Roll Kids
Eurovision Winner 1994, Ireland

Hour 3

Ireen Sheer, Margo, Frank Olivier, Chris & Malcolm Roberts, Diane Solomon
Children, Kinder, Enfants
Eurovision 1985, Luxembourg, Number 13

Ireen Sheer
Bye Bye, I love you
Eurovision 1974, Luxembourg, Number 4

Little Things
ALBUM: Voyage (Nov 2021)

Eurovision Spotlight: Italy's History at Eurovision with Ross

Renato Rascel
Eurovision 1960, Italy, Number 8

Nicola di Bari
I giorni dell'arcobaleno
Eurovision 1972, Italy, Number 6

Al Bano & Romina Power
Magic Oh Magic
Eurovision 1985, Italy, Number 7

Marco Mengoni
Eurovision 2013, Italy, Number 7

Hour 4

Eurovision 2016, Latvia, Number 15

Ruth Lorenzo
Dancing in the rain
Eurovision 2014, Spain, Number 9

Ricky Merino and Ruth Lorenzo
NEW RELEASE: Nov 2021, Spain

The land of broken dreams
Melodifestivalen 2012, Sweden, Second Chance

Eurovision Cover Spot

Björn & Benny, Agnetha & Anni-Frid
Ring Ring (Bara du slog en signal) (Live at MF)
Melodifestivalen 1973, Sweden , Number 3

Marion Rung
Ring Ring (1974 Finnish Cover)
Melodifestivalen 1973, Sweden , Number 3

Magnus Uggla Band
Ring Ring (1979 Swedish Cover)
Melodifestivalen 1973, Sweden , Number 3

Östen Med Resten
Ring Ring (2001 Cover)
Melodifestivalen 1973, Sweden , Number 3

Du bist
Eurovision 2004, Austria, Number 21

Krassi, thalassa ke t'agori mou
Eurovision 1974, Greece, Number 11

Aliona Moon
O mie
Eurovision 2013, Moldova 2013, Number 11

Tic Tac
Junior Eurovision 2021, France

Elisabetta Lizza
Specchio (Mirror on the Wall)
Junior Eurovision 2021, Italy

Daniel Schuhmacher
What you want
2021, non Eurovision
Winner of the 6th Season of German Pop Idols


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