Week 50/2023 - Eurovision Radio International - 13 Dec 2023: Melodifestivalen 2024 Look Ahead (Part 2), Eurovision Winner Ell and Nikki in Interview (Azerbaijan 2011), Covers Spot, and lots more


Listen this week's edition of Radio International
The Big Show  | Play List

Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2023-12-10)
Bradley Stoke Radio - Let Me Be the One (2023-12-12)

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, 13 December 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 Winners Ell and Nikki (Azerbaijan 2011) done at Het Grote EurovisieSongfestivalFeest 2023 in Amsterdam on 16 Nov 2023 
  • Melodifestivalen 2024 - A Look Ahead (Part 2)
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Dermot Manning
  • 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

Ell and Nikki (Eurovision Winners 2011, Azerbaijan) with Salman and JP

Het Grote Songfestival Feest 2023 - Interview with Eurovision Winners Ell and Nikki (Azerbaijan 2011):  The 3rd edition of the Big Eurovision Festival (Het Grote Eurovisie Songfestivalfeest) took place in the Ziggo Dome of Amsterdam the Netherlands on 16 Nov 2023 with the participation of Alessandra・ALIKA・Bobbysocks・Charlotte Perrelli・Conchita Wurst・Cornelia Jakobs・Eleni Foureira・Ell & Nikki・Emmelie de Forest・Gjon's Tears・Gustaph・Johnny Logan・KEiiNO・Käärijä・Linda Wagenmakers・Luca Hänni・Måns Zelmerlöw・Rosa Linn・Ruslana・Ruth Jacott・Serhat・Stefania・The Roop・Verka Serduchka・WRS

JP and the colleagues of Radio International where there also attending the media meeting some of the artists for interviews. 

See some photos and videos of the concert and the interviews at the link below - Click Here

Radio International continues broadcasting the interviews this week on the show with Eurovision Winners Ell and Nikki who won the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 for Azerbaijan with the song "Running Scared".

The Team of Radio International had the pleasure to meet once again Ell and Nikki at Het Grote EurovisieSongfestivalFeest 2023 in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome on 16 Nov 2023 and interviewed the Eurovision Royalty. Listen to the interview on the show this week.


Eurovision Spotlight - Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest:  Sweden will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 which will be the 68th contest in its history coming once again from the Malmoe Arena, Malmoe, Sweden on 07 & 09 May 2024 for the two Semi Finals and the Grand Final scheduled for Saturday 11 May 2024. In view of Sweden once again being the host of Eurovision after 2016 the Team of Radio International will look at the history of Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest that over the years really added amazing songs to the fans' music collections.

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. The Eurovision Spotlight is presented by Dermot Manning as the series of Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest continues. It is a Radio International tradition to showcase the songs of the country that will host the next Eurovision Song Contest. So once again it is Sweden following the victory of Loreen for a second time after 2012 with "Euphoria" with the song for 2023 entitled "Tattoo".

Then there will be a lot of the great new releases of Eurovision artists 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....

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.

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, 13 Dec 2023 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 Europe 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

Radio International is also available on other radio stations at different days and times. See the details at this link:

How to Listen - Details are available here - click the link:

Happy Eurovisioning
JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power

#SwitchRadioNetwork #Radio105 #GoGoRadioGibraltar #eurovision #esc #world #SwitchEurovision  #UnitedByMusic #EllAndNikki #Melodifestivalen2024 #Melo2024 #Interviews

Hour 1

Corinne Hermes
Si la vie est cadeau
Eurovision Winner 1983, Luxembourg

X My Heart
Eurovision 2018, Azerbaijan, Semi Final 1 Number 11

NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Azerbaijan

Corinne Hermes
Il est mort le soleil
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Luxembourg/France

Air Supply
Sleigh Ride
1987, non-Eurovision

Paolo Meneguzzi
Era stupendo
Eurovision 2008, Switzerland, Semi Final 2 Number 13
Happy 47th Birthday

Eurovision Birthday File

Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan
Rock 'N' Roll Kids
Eurovision Winner 1994, Ireland

Bucks Fizz
Making Your Mind Up
Eurovision Winner 1981, United Kingdom

Emma Nicoline
Står Lige Her
Eurovision 2021, Denmark, National Final, eliminated from the Superfinal

Sanja Ilić and Balkanika
Nova Deca
Eurovision 2018, Serbia, Number 19

My Land Is Breaking

Hour 2
Interview Hour with Ell and Nikki (Eurovision Winner 2011, Azerbaijan)

Charlotte Perrelli
Still Young
Melodiestivalen 2021, Sweden, Number 8

Anna Sahlene
Eurovision 2002, Estonia, Number 3

Anna Sahlene
These Tears
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Sweden

Charlotte Perrelli
I’m Beginning To See The Light
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Sweden

Lasse Holm & Monica Toernell
E' de' det haer du kallar kaerlek?
Eurovision 1986, Sweden, Number 5
Happy 80th Birthday to Lasse Holm

Interview with Ell and Nikki (Eurovision Winner 2011, Azerbaijan) done at He Groote EurovisieSongfestivalFeest 2023, Ziggo Dome of Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 16 Nov 2023

Ell and Nikki
Running Scared
Eurovision Winner 2011, Azerbaijan

Melodifestivalen 2024 - Returning Artists

Smash into Pieces
Six Feet Under
Melodifestivalen 2023, Sweden, Number 3

In i dimman
Melodifestivalen 2022, Sweden, Number 3

Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Adam Woods and Arc North
Where You Are (Sávežan)
Melodifestivalen 2023, Sweden, Number 4

MF 2024 with the song "Supernatural" (Adam Woods)

Melodifestivalen 2020, Sweden, Number 2

MF 2018 - Cry - eliminated in SF (6)
MF 2019 cowrote "Victorious" by Lina Hedlund, Number 11
MF 2020 Bulletproof
MF 2021 - Little Tot - Number 4
She was BV on the Maltese ESC entry by Emma - I am what I am
MF 2024 with "It's Not Easy to Write a Love Song"

Marcus & Martinus
Melodifestivalen 2023, Sweden, Number 2
MF 2024 - Unforgettable

Hour 3

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

Dmitry Koldun & Anita Tsoy
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Belarus

Eurovision News with Nick from escXtra.com

Kati Garbi
Savvato Vrady
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Greece

Kati Garbi
Ellada, hora tou photos
Eurovision 1993, Greece, Number 9

Valentina ft Viki Gabor & Petar Anicic
Last Christmas
NEW RELEASE: XMAS 2023, Poland

Lena Philipsson
I december
NEW RELEASE: XMAS 2023, Sweden

Eurovision Spotlight: Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Dermot Manning

Tommy Korberg
Judy min vaen
Eurovision 1969, Sweden, Number 9

Eurovision Winner 1974, Sweden

Lotta Engberg
Eurovision 1987, Sweden, Number 12

Som en vind
Eurovision 1990, Sweden, Number 16

Eurovision Winner 2012, Sweden

Hour 4

Konstantinos Christoforou
Ela Ela
Eurovision 2005, Cyprus, Number 18

Gimme your love
Eurovision 2002, Cyprus, Number 6

Malik Harris
Eurovision 2022, Germany, Number 25

Malik Harris
Sticks & Stones (Jonasu Remix)
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Germany

Konstantinos Christoforou & One
It’s Giving Time
NEW RELEASE: Dec 2023, Cyprus

The Eurovision Coverspot

Mon Amour
Eurovision 2024, France, Grand Final

Tracy Officiel
Mon Amour (Cover)
Eurovision 2024, France, Grand Final

Brand New Feeling
Eurovision 2006, Romania National Final, Number 3

Franca di Rimnzo
Nous aurons demain
Eurovision 1961, Switzerland, Number 3
Happy 85th Birthday

Kirsti Sparboe
Eurovision 1967, Norway, Number 14
Happy 77th Birthday

Ellen Nikolaysen
Touch my life with summer
Eurovison 1975, Norway, Number 18
Happy 72nd Birthday

Tusse & April Snow
I Won’t Spend Christmas On My Own
NEW RELEASE: Xmas 2023, Sweden

Natasha St-Pier
Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree
NEW RELEASE: Xmas 2023, France

Lisa Ajax
Falling For Christmas
NEW RELEASE: Xmas 2023, Sweden

Marius Bear
I fahre hai für d’Wiehnacht
NEW RELEASE: Xmas 2023, Switzerland

No comments: