Week 20/2023 - Eurovision Radio International - 17 May 2023: Post Eurovision Depression (PED) Cure (Dose 1): Interview with Double Eurovision Winner Loreen (Sweden 2012 & 2023), Ralph Siegel Interview and looking back at Eurovision 2023 Interviews and clips with the Eurovision Stars - PODCACT AVAILABLE NOW

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Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2023-05-14)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2023-05-12)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case - A British Special (2023-05-11)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2023-05-16)

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 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, 17 May 2023 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.


  • Interview with Eurovision Winner Loreen (Sweden 2012 and 2023)
  • Interview with TVORCHI (Ukraine 2023) 
  • Interview with Victor Vernicos (Greece 2023) - postponed to next week
  • Interview with song writer and composer Ralph Siegel (Germany 1982) "Ein bisschen Frieden"
  • Interview with Ryan Hili (Malta Eurovision 2023) - postponed to next week
  • Radio International Panel Discussion on Eurovision 2023
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision 2023 - A Look Back (Part 1) with Chris Poppe
  • 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
  • Your music requests
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists

Interview with Eurovision Winner Loreen (Sweden 2012 and 2023):
The 67th Eurovision Song Contest which took place on Saturday, 13 May 2023 in the M&S Arena of Liverpool, United Kingdom was won by Loreen from Sweden with the song "Tattoo".


This is Sweden's seventh victory equaling with Ireland. Already in 2012 Loreen won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Europhoria". Loreen is the first female singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest twice whereas Johnny Logan is the first male singer having won the Eurovision Song Contest twice as a singer in 1980 and 1987. Prior to Loreen's second victory Radio International's JP and Marc had the pleasure and honour to meet Loreen for an interview which you can hear on the show this week. 

See below the results from the Scoreboard and our colleagues at Wikipedia have the details - click here for Eurovision 2023.

The Eurovision 2023 Score Board

Radio International's Post Eurovision Depression (PED) Cure 2023: The end of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 marks the start of the annual PED Cure to help the many fans that are affected over the summer period with lots of Eurovision Fun, Interviews, Music so - make sure you in-take your weekly Dose of Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience and the PED Cure 2023 asprescribed by Dr. JP and his Eurovision Nurses.

Besides of Loreen in interview there will also be interviews with TVORCHI from Ukraine coming 6th in the Grand Final with the song "Heart of Steel". The from Greece Victor Vernicos who performed "What they say" from Semi Final 2. From the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2023, listen to Ryan Hili in interview with Radio International. Ryan came second to the Busker and he was the Spokesperson for the Maltese Jury at Eurovision 2023. He entry is called "In the Silence".

Also JP will be joined by Chris Poppe for the Eurovision Spotlight reviewing Eurovision 2023, then David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. The Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com will return after the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.
Then there will be some of the great new releases of Eurovision artists are on the show as well as great Eurovision Classics. Javier will be updating us on the upcoming Eurovision events in his Eurovision Calendar and and and....

German songwriter and composer Ralph Siegel and the
Radio International Team

Interview with Ralph Siegel: In 1982, Ralph Siegel had his winning success for Germany when his composition "Ein bisschen Frieden" performed by Nicole won the Eurovision Song Contest in Harrogate, United Kingdom. Music by Ralph Siegel and Text by Bernd Meinunger.

All in all he created 24 entries that made it to the stage of the Eurovision Song Contest for Germany but also for other countries such as Montengro, Switzerland, San Marino and Luxembourgh. Further he had 53 entries that competed in the national finals across Europe. He wrote over 2000 songs thatmany of us grew up with but not knowing that the songs was created by Ralph Siegel. Further details about Ralph Siegel can be viewed here.

Ralph and his wife Laura visited Liverpool and the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 and the Team of Radio International had the pleasure and also honour to conduct an interview with Ralph on his participation at Eurovision over the years but also on the upcoming latest musical project "Ein bisschen Frieden - The Summer of Love" that premiers on 18 May 2023 in Fuessen, Germany.
Interested fans can find out about more details about the musical such as dates and tickets via this website: Das Festspielhaus

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.

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Hour 1

Eurovision Winner 2023, Sweden

Interview with Loreen (Eurovision Winner 2023 Sweden)

Sam Ryder
Eurovision 2022, United Kingdom, Number 2

Sam Ryder
NEW RELEASE: May 2023, United Kingdom

Interview with TVORCHI (Ukraine 2023)

Heart of Steel
Eurovision 2023, Ukraine, Number 6

Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann

Anna Sahlene
Eurovision 2002, Estonia, Number 3

Ott Lepland
Eurovision 2005, Estonia, Number 6

Eurovision Calendar with Javier Leal

Chaotic Heart EP, 2022

Hour 2
Interview Hour - Ralph Siegel

Let's get happy
Eurovision 2003, Germany, Number 11

Dschinigis Khan
Dschinigis Khan
Eurovision 1979, Germany, Number 4

Lena Valaitis
Johnny Blue
Eurovision 1981, Germany, Number 2

Lass die Sonne in Dein Herz
Eurovision 1987, Germany, Number 2

Valentina Monetta
Crisalide (Vola)
Eurovision 2013, San Marino, Semi Final 2 Number 14

Katja Ebstein
Eurovision 1980, Germany, Number 2

Ein bisschen Frieden
Eurovision Winner 1982, Germany

Hour 3

Monika Liu
Eurovision 2022, Lithuania, Number 14

Monika Liu
Į Tave
NEW RELEASE: May 2023, Lithuania

Eurovision News with Nick van Lith from escXtra.com

Lord of the Lost
The Curtain Falls
NEW RELEASE: Apr 2023, Germany

Eurovision Cover Spot with David Man

Eurovision Winner 2023, Sweden

Kira Elisabeth Dalan-Eriksen
Tattoo (Live Cover)
Eurovision Winner 2023, Sweden

Ziggy Krassenburg
Tattoo (Cover)
Eurovision Winner 2023, Sweden

Radio International Eurovision Panel in Liverpool (Part 1)

Jan Johansen
Se pa mej
Eurovision 1995, Sweden, Number 3

Jan Johansen
När orden tagit slut
NEW RELEASE: May 2023, Sweden

Hour 4

Dimitry Koldun
Work your magic
Eurovision 2007, Belarus, Number 6

Dmitry Koldun
Dark night
NEW RELEASE: May 2023, Belarus

Radio International Eurovision Panel in Liverpool (Part 2)

Two Hearts
Eurovusion (Open Up)
NEW RELEASE: May 2023, New Zealand

Radio International Eurovision Panel in Liverpool (Part 3)

Ingec Jacobsen
Kom sol, kom regn
Eurovision 1962, Norway, Number 10
For Jose Tavares, NL National Day of Norway

Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision 2023 - A look back with Chris Poppe

Ai Coração
Eurovision 2023, Portugal, Number 23

Lord of the Lost
Blood and Glitter
Eurovision 2023, Germany, Number 26

Teya and Salena
Who the Hell is Edgar?
Eurovision 2023, Austria, Number 15

Andrew Lambrou
Break a Broken Heart
Eurovision 2023, Cyprus, Number 12

Marco Mengoni
Due Vite
Eurovision 2023, Italy, Number 4

Eurovision 2023, Australia, Number 9

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