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The Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast
The Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast

It's the Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast. Presenter and music journalist Steve Holden will be chatting to star guests, as well as... more

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Nemo Wins For Switzerland

Nemo has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest for Switzerland. Their song, The Code, received 591 points to finish in first... more

12 May 2024 · 4 minutes
The Grand Final Preview

It's here! The Grand Final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is taking place in Malmō. On this episode, Steve catches... more

11 May 2024 · 51 minutes
Loreen & Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

Reigning champion Loreen returns to the podcast, one year after she won the Eurovision Song Contest for the second time.  She... more

10 May 2024 · 38 minutes
Angelina Mango

After becoming one of Italy’s breakout stars of 2023, Angelina Mango is representing her country with La Noia at the... more

09 May 2024 · 20 minutes
Olly Alexander & First Semi-Final Qualifiers

Olly Alexander is representing the United Kingdom with his song Dizzy! He joins the podcast to talk about the mind-melting staging... more

08 May 2024 · 39 minutes
Slimane, Mustii & LADANIVA

Pour la première fois, le podcast officiel du concours Eurovision de la Chanson vous est dévoilé en français! L’animateur, Rémi entame la... more

07 May 2024 · 29 minutes
Benjamin Ingrosso

Swedish superstar Benjamin Ingrosso joins Steve for a chat about his career, new music and his many connections to the... more

07 May 2024 · 23 minutes
Petra Mede & Edward af Sillén

Petra Mede is back to host the Eurovision Song Contest for the third time, and is joined on the podcast... more

06 May 2024 · 30 minutes
Joost Klein, Electric Fields & 5MIINUST x Puuluup

Steve speaks to the brains behind Europapa! Joost Klein is representing the Netherlands with his happy hardcore bittersweet hit. He... more

05 May 2024 · 39 minutes
ISAAK & Eden Golan

Germany’s ISAAK brings the anthemic Always On The Run to the Eurovision stage. He joins Steve for a chat about... more

04 May 2024 · 27 minutes
Marina Satti, FAHREE & Ilkin Dovlatov

Steve is joined by Greece's Marina Satti, who has already had a huge hit in her home country with her... more

03 May 2024 · 30 minutes
Dons, Gåte & Tina Mehrafzoon

Steve is joined in the delegation bubble for a gossip by Swedish radio and TV presenter Tina Mehrafzoon, who’s commentating... more

02 May 2024 · 37 minutes
Iolanda, Hera Björk & BESA

Three Eurovision queens join Steve on the latest episode from Malmö. Portugal’s Iolanda speaks about Grito, tracking down the best Portuguese... more

01 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Nemo & Sarah Bonnici

Steve catches up with two more acts who have arrived at the podcast fresh off stage from their first rehearsals... more

30 Apr 2024 · 23 minutes
Baby Lasagna

Croatia’s Baby Lasagna has had crowds going wild for his anthem Rim Tim Dagi Dim. The singer, whose real name is... more

29 Apr 2024 · 23 minutes
alyona alyona & Jerry Heil, LUNA, Silia Kapsis

Hej from Malmö! Joining us straight from their first rehearsals are Ukraine's alyona alyona and Jerry Heil, who are singing Teresa... more

28 Apr 2024 · 32 minutes
Conchita & Friends LIVE

It’s a very special episode of the podcast recorded in front of a LIVE audience at the London Eurovision Party.  Steve... more

25 Apr 2024 · 59 minutes
Marcus & Martinus

For this week’s episode, Marcus & Martinus sit down with Steve to talk about representing this year’s host country… Sweden! The... more

18 Apr 2024 · 25 minutes
Nutsa Buzaladze & Teya Dora

Joining Steve on this week’s episode are Georgia’s Nutsa Buzaladze and Serbia’s Teya Dora.  Nutsa is taking her song Firefighter to... more

11 Apr 2024 · 30 minutes
Ep14: Hola Desde Madrid!

El podcast oficial del Festival de Eurovisión os llega desde la PrePartyES 2024 en Madrid. Víctor Escudero presenta este episodio... more

06 Apr 2024 · 43 minutes

This episode comes from the first pre-party of the season… in Madrid!   First up is Nemo, who’s representing Switzerland with The... more

04 Apr 2024 · 31 minutes
Ep12: Bambie Thug

Steve catches up with Ireland's Bambie Thug as they prepare to bring their witchy brand of goth pop to Malmö. They... more

28 Mar 2024 · 20 minutes
Ep11: SABA

SABA will be taking the bridge from Copenhagen to Malmö to represent Denmark with her song Sand.  The singer tells host... more

21 Mar 2024 · 17 minutes
Ep10: Kaleen

In this episode, Steve heads to a dance studio at a secret location to meet Kaleen, who's representing Austria with... more

14 Mar 2024 · 22 minutes
Ep9: Silvester Belt

Joining Steve this week is Silvester Belt, who’s representing Lithuania with Luktelk.  He talks about his life since winning the Lithuanian... more

07 Mar 2024 · 12 minutes
Ep8: Mustii

We’re saying hello to Mustii, the singer and Drag Race judge who’s representing Belgium with his epic track Before The... more

29 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
Ep7: Windows95Man

Steve welcomes Finland's Windows95Man and vocalist Henri Piispanen to the podcast. The pair stormed to victory in the Finnish national final,... more

22 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
Ep6: Aiko & Silia Kapsis

On this episode, Steve is joined by two of this year’s Eurovision stars: Aiko and Silia Kapsis. Aiko is singing Pedestal... more

15 Feb 2024 · 31 minutes
Ep5: Raiven & Joker Out's Bojan Cvjetićanin

On this episode, Steve chats to Raiven, who's representing Slovenia with her dramatic ballad Veronika. They discuss her opera background,... more

08 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
Ep4: Nikkie de Jager

Our guest is the one of the hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam 2021... the one and only... more

01 Feb 2024 · 31 minutes
Ep3: Käärijä & Friends

Steve heads to Amsterdam for Het Grote Songfestivalfeest, where dozens of Eurovision acts get together for a huge party in... more

26 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
Ep2: Lissandro & Viki Gabor

It's the Junior Eurovision Song Contest final in Nice! Steve is joined by the reigning Junior champion Lissandro (and his... more

24 Nov 2023 · 25 minutes
Ep1: Sigrid

Multi award-winning popstar SIGRID is one of Norway's biggest singers and is a huge Eurovision fan. She joins us... more

20 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
Episode 29 - The 2023 Debrief

It's the final episode of the 2023 season so who better to chat to than some of the artists who... more

06 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Episode 28 - Loreen Wins For Sweden

Hear Loreen's EXCLUSIVE first interview after winning the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden with Tattoo. She makes history by... more

14 May 2023 · 5 minutes
Episode 27 - The Grand Final Preview

The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final is here! Joining Steve to look ahead is the Ukrainian host of the Contest,... more

13 May 2023 · 57 minutes
Episode 26 - The Semi-Final 2 Qualifiers

Steve gets reaction from all ten qualifiers from the second semi-final. We hear from Belgium's Gustaph, Andrew Lambrou from Cyprus,... more

12 May 2023 · 29 minutes
Episode 25 - Netta, Tia Kofi & The Voice Of Iceland

2018 champion Netta teases her appearance during the Grand Final interval in the Liverpool Songbook. Star of RuPaul's Drag Race... more

11 May 2023 · 43 minutes
Episode 24 - The Semi-Final 1 Qualifiers

Steve gets the first reactions from all ten qualifiers from the first semi-final. We hear from Vesna representing Czechia, Mimicat... more

10 May 2023 · 36 minutes
Episode 23 - La Zarra and Kalush Orchestra

France's La Zarra becomes the 37th and final act to join Steve on the podcast. We also catch up with... more

09 May 2023 · 38 minutes
Episode 22 - Rosa Linn: A Year Of Snap

Rosa Linn's Snap became one of 2022's biggest hits. It started its life on the Eurovision stage when Rosa sang... more

08 May 2023 · 17 minutes
Episode 21 - The Turquoise Carpet

We're on the Turquoise Carpet to officially open this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool! Hear from the representatives from... more

07 May 2023 · 30 minutes
Episode 20 - Marco, Mia, Dion and the Twins

Donatella Versace, Harry Styles and The Beatles all get a mention on today's episode. Italy's Marco Mengoni joins us to... more

07 May 2023 · 46 minutes
Episode 19 - Backstage In The Bubble

Käärijä's Cha Cha Cha dancers join the podcast to talk about representing Finland and the iconic Käärijä 'Piggy Train'. Gustaph... more

05 May 2023 · 44 minutes
Episode 18 - Access All Areas

We're taking you behind the scenes at the Eurovision Song Contest as we chat to the Head of Show, Lee... more

04 May 2023 · 31 minutes
Episode 17 - First Rehearsals

The first rehearsals have begun in Liverpool for the acts of this year's Eurovision Song Contest! We take you backstage... more

02 May 2023 · 47 minutes
Episode 16 - Björn Ulvaeus and Martin Österdahl

On this special episode, we're inviting you to listen in to a conversation between Björn Ulvaeus from ABBA and Martin... more

30 Apr 2023 · 42 minutes
Episode 15 - Geeks, Unicorns and a 2013 Rewind

On this episode, Australia's Voyager join us from a basement dressing room at a recent gig. Noa Kirel from Israel... more

28 Apr 2023 · 56 minutes
Episode 14 - They Wrote A Song

The United Kingdom's Mae Muller joins us to talk about performing at a home Eurovision with her entry I Wrote... more

25 Apr 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 13 - Lobsters and Lara Croft

It's our second episode from the London Eurovision Party. Käärijä from Finland returns to the podcast to talk about his... more

21 Apr 2023 · 44 minutes
The Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast
Episode 17 - First Rehearsals
The Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast

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The first rehearsals have begun in Liverpool for the acts of this year's Eurovision Song Contest! We take you backstage to catch... more