Week 11/2022 - Eurovision Radio International - 16 Mar 2022: Live Interview with Mia (Croatia 2022), Cornelia (Sweden 2022), Melodifestivalen and lots 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 Yorkshire  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, 16 Mar 2022 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on SWITCH Radio Yorkshire  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.


  • Live Interview with Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022)
  • Interview with Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden 2022, Winner of Melodifestivalen 2022) 
  • Interview with Anders Bagge (Melodifestivalen 2022, Number 2)
  • Interview with Medina (Melodifestivalen 2022, Number 3)
  • Interview with Oscar Zia (Host of Melodifestivalen 2022)
  • Melodifestivalen 2022 Assessment with Robert Wahlstroem
  • Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
  • Eurovision Spotlight: The Eurovision 2022 National Final Season with Eurovision Lordship Marcus Keppel-Palmer (end of the current series)
  • Eurovision News from escXtra.com with Nathan Waddell 
  • Eurovision Calendar with Javier Leal
  • Your music requests
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists

Live Interview with Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022): This week sees the official end of the National Final Season of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. 40 countries have selected their country's entry to the World's biggest music competition. Joining us this week on the Radio International Interview Hour is Mia Dimsic who won her national final DORA and with that the ticket to represent Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest. Croatia will start in Semi Final 1 Second Half with the song "Guilty Pleasure". The Radio International Interview Team is looking forward to be chatting with Mia during the show as well as finding out more about her career, her life and listen to her music, too.

Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden 2022) winning Melodifestivalen

Interview with Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden 2022), Anders Bagge, Medina and Host of the Show 0 Oscar Zia: Sweden's Biggest and Best TV Show Melodifestivalen ended on Saturday with the Grand Final after funneling down the 28 entries via four heats, two semi finals and the Grand Final. Swedish broadcaster SVT received way over 2000 songs for the 2022 edition of Melodifestivalen which on Saturday was won by Cornelia Jakobs with the song "Hold me closer" and will be representing Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Semi Final 2 Second Half. The Radio International Interview Team was in Stockholm, Sweden and interviewed all the contestants of Melodifestivalen plus more.

This week on Radio International hear the interviews with the Winner Cornalia but also the second placed entry Anders Bagge with the song "Bigger than the universe" as well as Medina who came third with the song "In i dimman". Complete overview of the results of Melodifestivalen 2022 can be viewed here - click here.

Melodifestivalen 2022 was hosted by former participant Oscar Zia who in 2016 came second with the song "Human". Radio International had the chance of a quick interview with Oscar after the Grand Final was over.

Sweden's Melodifestivalen 2022 Assessment: Last week Melodifestivalen expert Robert Wahlstroem from Gothenburg in Sweden joined JP to introduce the songs competing in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2022. Robert will be joining JP again to assess the 2022 edition of Melodifestivalen.


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, Charlie McGettigan, 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, Sidsel Ben Semmane, Monika Linkyte, Andrea (North Macedonia 2022), Brooke Scullion (Ireland 2022), Citi Zeni (Latvia 2022), Ochman (Poland 2022) The Roop, Bilal of NorthKid, Cyan Kicks, 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.

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, 16 Mar 2022 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 Yorkshire  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

Melodifestivalen 2022 - Top 12

Oscar Zia
Melodifestivalen 2016, Sweden, Number 2

Lena Philipsson
Lena Anthem
2004, Album: Det Gör Ont En Stund På Natten Men Inget På Dan

Anders Bagge
Bigger than the Universe
Melodifestivalen 2022, Sweden, Number 2

In i dimman
Melodifestivalen 2022, Sweden, Number 3

Birthday File

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

Izhar Cohen & Alphabeta
A ba ni bi
Eurovision Winner 1978, Israel

Nicki French
Don't play that song again
Eurovision 2000, United Kingdom, Number 16

Nicki French
Last Dance (Matt Pop Radio Edit)
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2022, United Kingdom

Hour 2
Interview Hour: Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022)

Mia Dimsic

Mia Dimsic

Mia Dimsic
Guilty Pleasure
Eurovision 2022, Croatia, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Hour 3

Eurovision 2020, Norway, Contest Cancelled

Love You to Love Me
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2022, Norway

Marija Serifovic
Eurovision Winner 2007, Serbia

Eurovision Spotlight - National Final Season 2022 with Marcus Keppel Palmer

Marius Bear
Boys do cry
Eurovision 2022, Switzerland, Semi Final 1 First Half

Sam Ryder
Space Man
Eurovision 2022, United Kingdom, Grand Final

Eurovision 2022, Cyprus, Semi Final 2 First Half

Jeremie Makiese
Miss you
Eurovision 2022, Belgium, Semi Final 2 Second Half

Circus Mircus
Lock me in
Eurovision 2022, Georgia, Semi Final 2 First Half

Hour 4

Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord
Die Together
Eurovision 2022, Greece, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Lumix feat. Pia Maria
Eurovision 2022, Austria, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Cornelia Jakobs
Hold me closer
Eurovision 2022, Sweden, Semi Final 2 Second Half

Sigga, Beta and Elín
Með hækkandi sól
Eurovision 2022, Iceland, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Saudade Saudade
Eurovision 2022, Portugal, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Emma Muskat
I am what I am
Eurovision 2022, Malta, Semi Final 2 First Half

Eurovision Cover Spot

Dschinghis Khan (Live Cover Polish TV Gala New Year 2021)
Eurovision 1979, Germany, Number 4

Senhit & Valentina Monetta
Chrisalide (Vola) & Freaky (Live duet covers at San Marino NF 2022)
Eurovision 2013, San Marino, Semi Final Number 11
Eurovision 2020, San Marino, Contest cancelled

Robbies's Melodifestivalen 2022 Assessment

Alvaro Estrella
Melodifestivalen 2022, Heat 2 -> Semi Final -> out

Linda Bengtzing
Ett fyrfaldigt hurra
Melodifestivalen 2022, Heat 3, Number 5

Omar Rudberg
Moving like that
Melodifestivalen 2022, Heat 1, Number 5

Lisa Miskovsky
Best To Come
Melodifestivalen 2022, Heat 3 - > Semi Final -> out

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