Week 51/2023 - Eurovision Radio International - 20 Dec 2023: The Radio International Christmas Card 2023, Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022) in Interview, Melodifestivalen 2024 Look Ahead (Part 3), Covers Spot, and lots more


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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 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, 20 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.


  • The Radio International Christmas Card 2023 with Eurovisioon Artists sing for Christmas
  • Live Interview with Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022) showcasing her new album "Monologue".
  • Melodifestivalen 2024 - A Look Ahead (Part 3)
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Eurovision Spotlight: Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Chris Poppe (final in the current series)
  • 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

Live Interview with Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022): Live on the show this week the Team of Radio International is delighted to welcome back to the show Mia Dimsic who represented Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song "Guilty Pleasure" which missed out by one position to quality Croatia for the Grand Final. Just recently Mia released her new album entitled "Monologue" which Radio International will be showcasing this week on the show. Mia joins John and JP for a chat and to listen to some of the songs from her new album.


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.

Melodifestivalen 2024 - The Returnees (Part 3): On 01 December 2023 Swedish Television announced the 30 acts and artists that will be competing in Sweden's National Final to the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 called Melodifestivalen. During the last two weeks Radio International took a look in detail who is back and part 3 of 3 is on this week's edition of the show. Details of the lineup of the artists can be found on the Wikipedia Page of Melodifestsivalen 2024

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot. The Eurovision Spotlight is presented by Chris Poppe in the final episode in 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....

Eurovision Stars sing for Christmas: As this week is the Radio International edition in the Christmas Week this week's music choice is rather special too as many Eurovision artists released their cover version of great Christmas Songs or new Christmas songs which you will hear on the show this week in addition, to get you into the mood for the Festive Season.

Wishing you and your loved ones a
Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy and Prosperous Happy New Year
from your Happy Team of
Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience.

May the Eurovision Season 2024 come on.

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

First Cut
It's Christmas Time

Fyr Og Flamme
Christmas Release 2023, Denmark

Hannah Waddingham & Sam Ryder
Run Rudolph Run
Christmas Release 2023, United Kingdom

Un Año Más
Christmas Release 2023, Spain

Måns Zelmerlöw and Carola
Lets Sing (Its Christmas Time)
Christmas Release 2023, Sweden

Liliane St Pierre
Soldiers of love
Eurovision 1987, Belgium, Number 11
Happy 75th Birthday

Guri Schanke
Ven a bailar conmigo
Eurovision 2007, Norway, Semi Final Number 18
Happy 62nd Birthday

Eurovision Birthday File

Eurovision 2023, Australia, Number 9

Jordan Anthony
We Will Rise
2019 JESC Australia, Number 8

Goombay Dance Band
Christmas at Sea

Gianluca Bezzina
Eurovision 2023, Malta, Number 8

Hour 2
Interview Hour Mia Dimsic (Croatia 2022 - Showcasing her album "MONOLOGIUE")

Mia Dimšić
Guilty Pleasure
Eurovision 2022, Croatia, Semi Final 1 Number 1

Mia Dimšić
ALBUM: Monologue, Nov 2023, Croatia

Mia Dimšić
Darcy and Elizabeth
ALBUM: Monologue, Nov 2023, Croatia

Mia Dimšić
Slow dancing
ALBUM: Monologue, Nov 2023, Croatia

Mia Dimsic
Cimet i čaj
CHRISTMAS ALBUM: Božićno jutro, 2017

Mia Dimsic feat. Ante Gelo
Božićno jutro
CHRISTMAS ALBUM: Božićno jutro, 2017

Hour 3

Nicki French
Christmas At The Disco
Christmas Release 2023, United Kingdom

Sam Ryder
You re Christmas to Me
Christmas Release 2023, United Kingdom

Lake Malawi & Tamara Kramar
Another Christmas Song
Christmas Release 2023, Chechia

Poli Genova
Christmas Release 2023, Bulgaria

Eurovision Spotlight: Sweden's History at the Eurovision Song Contest with Chris Poppe (Final edition in the current series)

Family Four
Haerliga sommardag
Eurovision 1972, Sweden, Number 13

Tommy Koerberg
Stad i ljus
Eurovision 1988, Sweden, Number 12

Never let it go
Eurovision 2002, Sweden, Number 8

Anna Bergendahl
This Is My Life
Eurovision 2010, Sweden, Semi Final 2 Number 11

Robin Stjernberg
Eurovision 2013, Sweden, Number 14

Eurovision Winner 2023, Sweden

Hour 4

Subwoolfer & A1
I Think I Killed Rudolph
Christmas Release 2023, Norway

Celine Dion
Felice Navidad
Christmas 2015

Måns Zelmerlöw
Christmas Christmas Everywhere
Christmas Release 2023, Sweden

Marcus & Martinus
Christmas To Me
Christmas Release 2023, Sweden

The Eurovision Coverspot

Loic Notett
Rhythm Inside
Eurovision 2015, Belgium, Number 4

Eliana Gomez Blanco
We Are More
Junior Eurovision 2019, Malta, Number 19

Eliana Gomez Blanco
There's Only Flowers
Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2024, Malta, Semi Finalist

Eliana Gomez Blanco
Rhythm Inside (2020 Cover)
Eurovision 2015, Belgium, Number 4

Melodifestivalen 2024 - Returning Artists

Lisa Ajax
My heart wants me dead
Melodifestivalen 2016, Sweden, Number 7

Last Breath
Melodifestivalen 2018, Sweden, Number 6

Two Christmas Hearts
Christmas Release 2023, Sweden

Maria Sur
Never give up
Melodifestivalen 2023, Sweden, Number 9

Lasse Stefanz
En blick och något händer
Melodifestivalen 2011, Sweden, Heat 4, eliminated

Helga natt
Christmas Release 2023, Sweden

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