Week 13/2024 - Eurovision Radio International - 27 Mar 2024: Eurovision 2024 - Meet the Eurostars (Part 1), Sam Grand Prix 2024, Cover Spot, Birthday File and lots more - PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW


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Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience  is broadcast from Malta's Radio 105FM on Tuesday evenings from 2100 - 0059 hours CET. Also the show is broadcast LIVE on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET including a chatroom via the Radio International Mixcloud Channel 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, 27 Mar 2024 live from 1900 - 2300pmCET live on the Radio International Mixcloud Channel  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.


  • Melodifestivalen 2024 Grand Final Special (Part 3)
  • Interview with Melina Berglowe (Melodifestivalen 2024, Heat 1) - postponed to next week
  • Interview with Ce-Joe (Melodifestivalen 2024, Heat 2) - postponed to next week
  • Interview with Dotter (Meldofestivalen 2024, Grand Final)  - postponed to next week
  • Interview with Medina (Meldofestivalen 2024, Grand Final) - postponed to next week
  • Interview with Annika (Meldofestivalen 2024, Grand Final) - postponed to next week
  • Interview with Dear Sarah (Meldofestivalen 2024, Semi Finalist) - postponed to next week
  • MelFstWknd2024 Interview: Glen Vella (Malta 2011)
  • MelFstWknd2024 Interview: Saba (Denmark 2024)
  • MelFstWknd2024 Interview: Luna (Poland 2024)
  • MelFstWknd2024 Interview: Gåte (Norway 2024)
  • MelFstWknd2024 Interview: Silvester Belt (Lithuania 2024) 
  • MelFstWknd2024 Interview: Jorge González (Benidorm Fest - Spain 2024)
  • Hosts Nathalie of the Sami Song Contest 2024
  • Eurovision Song Contest 2024 Medleys of Semi Final 1 and 2 and the Grand Final
  • Eurovision Spotlight:  Eurovision 2024 by Regions: The West Central with Ross Bennett
  • 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
  • New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists
  • Your music requests

Melodifestivalen 2024 - We have a Winner: Gratis to Marcus and Martinus and Interviews with the contestants
: 2624 songs were submitted to Swedish Television (SVT) for Melodifestivalen 2024. The selection was narrowed down to 30 acts which were distributed onto five heats. 12 songs competed in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2024 on 09 Mar 2024 in Stockholm's Friends Arena. Congratulations to the Winning Act Marcus and Martinus who as Norwegian twin brothers will  represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in the Grand Final on 11 May 2024 with the song "Unforgettable". You can see the detailed results of Melodifestivalen 2024 at our colleagues from Wikipedia - CLICK HERE.

Melodifestivalen 2024 - The Score Board

The Radio International Interview Team consisting of Marc, Salman and JP were attending the rehearsal days and of course as well the Grand Final and could meet the artists and conducted interviews which will be broadcast this week as well as next week on the show.

The Radio International Photo Album from Melodifestivalen can be viewed here - PHOTOALBUM OF MELODIFSTIVALEN 2024

The Melodifestivalen 2024 Grand Finalists

There are interviews with Medina, Annika, Dear Sarah, Melina Borglowe, Smash into Pieces and Dotter and more.

MelFestWknd2024 Artists

MelFstWknd 2024 Interviews
: As part of the Melodifestivalen 2024 Grand Final Week, OGAE Sweden organised some events for the many international fans that arrived in the city to celebrate Melodifestivalen and Eurovision.One of the events is the media meeting with the invited guest artists from the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 which this year were: Saba (Denmark 2024, Luna (Poland 2024), Gåte (Norway 2024), Silvester Belt (Lithuania 2024) and Jorge González (Benidorm Fest - Spain 2024) and from Eurovision 2011 Glen Vella who represented Malta with the song "One Life". The Radio International Interview Team Marc, Salman and JP chatted with all the artists and you can hear the interviews on the show this week.

Sámi Grand Prix 2024:  Also part of the MelFstWknd was the host of the next edition of the Sámi Grand Prix, Nathalie who will be hosting the Samiska Melodifestivalen 2024 (Sámi Grand Prix) on 30 Mar 2024. It is a music song contest based on the Eurovision Song Contest, however, only entries from the region of the Samen population of the Nordic Countries. Radio International had the pleasure of an interview to learn more about this particular song contest. Listen to JP chatting with the host Nathalie.Details how to watch and follow the Samiska Melodifestivalen 2024 can be viewed here - click here. Sat. 30 Mar 2024 at 2015 hours CET on SVT.se./play. To see the list of the previous Winners of the event visit the wikipedia page - click here.

Eurovision Spotlight - The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - Eurovision Land in Regions: 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. The National Final Season 2024 is over and we are entering the period of the Eurovision Pre-Parties Season. As tradition is Radio International will broadcast the Eurovision 2024 entries per regions. Continuing the new series it is Ross Bennett taking a look at the West Central Eurovision Countries.

Also JP will be joined by David Mann for the Eurovision Birthday File and Eurovision Coverspot.  Nick will be presenting the Eurovision News courtesy of escXtra.com. 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 the 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.

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JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power

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Hour 1

Eleftheria Eleftheriou
Eurovision 2012, Greece, Number 17

Eleftheria Eleftheriou
Se Pira Sovara
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2024, Greece

Esther Ofarim
T'en va pas (German version "Melodie einer Nacht ")
Eurovision 1963, Switzerland, Number 2

Eurovision 2024 - Semi Final 2 Medley

Interview with Nathalie, Host of the Sami Grand Prix 2024 (Samiska Melodifestivalen 2024)

Mihka och Andreas
Ále guođe mu
Winner of the Sami Grand Prix 2023, Norway

Eurovision Birthday File

Tonina Torielli
Amami Se Vuoi
Eurovision 1956, Italy, Placings undeclared

Jonida Maliqi
Ktheju Tokës
Eurovision 2019, Albania, Number 17

Interview with Gåte (Norway 2024) at MelFstWknd 2024

Eurovision 2024, Norway, Semi Final 2 Song Number 15

Hour 2
Interview Hour - Meet The Eurostars

Benjamin Ingrosso
Good Lovin'
Melodifestivalen 2017, Sweden, Number 5

Benjamin Ingrosso ft Olly Alexander
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2024, United Kingdom, Sweden

Eurovision 2024 - Semi Final 1 Medley

Interview with Saba (Denmark 2024) at MelFstWknd 2024

Eurovision 2024, Denmark, Semi Final 2 Song Number 7

Interview with Luna (Poland 2024) at MelFstWknd 2024

The Tower
Eurovision 2024, Poland, Semi Final 1 Song Number 6

Interview with Silvester Belt (Lithuania 2024) at MelFstWknd 2024

Silvester Belt
Eurovision 2024, Lithuania, Semi Final 1 Song Number 3

Interview with Jorge González (Benidorm Fest - Spain 2024) at MelFstWknd 2024

Jorge González
Eurovision 2024, Spain, National Final Benidorm Fest, Number 4

Eleftheria Eleftheriou
Se Pira Sovara
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2024, Greece

Hour 3

Be my guest
Eurovision 2012, Ukraine, Number 16

Tom Leeb
(Mon Alliee) The Best in Me
Eurovision 2020, France, Contest cancelled

Eurovision News with Nick from escXtra.com

Humphrey Campbell
Wijs me de weg
Eurovision 1992, The Netherlands, Number 9

Debbie Scerri
Let me fly
Eurovision 1997, Malta, Number 9

Eurovision Spotlight: Eurovision 2024 in Geographical Regions with Ross Bennett - West Central

We Will Rave
Eurovision 2024, Austria, Semi Final 2 Song Number 6

Always on the run
Eurovision 2024, Germany, Grand Final

Angelina Mango
La noia
Eurovision 2024, Italy, Grand Final

Eurovision 2024, Luxembourg, Semi Final 1 Song Number 15

Eurovision 2024, San Marino, Semi Final 2 Song Number 10

The Code
Eurovision 2024, Switzerland, Semi Final 2 Song Number 4

Hour 4

Chen Aharoni
Eurovision 2011, Israel National Final Kdam, Number 4

Chen Aharoni
Sin Ti
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2024, Israel

Eurovision Calendar with Javier

NEW RELEASE: Mar 2024, Sweden

You are out of my life
Melodifestivalen 2010, Sweden, Number 4

Eurovision 2024 - Grand Final Medley

Glen Vella
One Life
Eurovision 2011, Malta, Semi Final 1 Number 11

Interview with Glen Vella (Malta 2011) at MelFstWknd 2024

Glen Vella
Harza Bizz
Winner of Muzika Muzika 2021, Malta

Glen Vella and Eleanor Cassar
I Speak Jesus
NEW RELEASE: Mar 2024, Malta

The Eurovision Coverspot

Hera Bjork
ið forum hærra (Icelandic version of "Scared of Heights")
Eurovision 2024, Iceland, Semi Final 1 Second Half

Hera Bjork
Je Ne Sais Quoi
Eurovision 2010, Iceland, Number 19

Bye Bye Baby
Eurovision 1994, Finland, Number 22

Vapaus (Finnish Cover of Je Ne Sais Quoi)
Eurovision 2010, Iceland, Number 19

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