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  • 6. Ep6: Aiko & Silia Kapsis

    28:30
    On this episode, Steve is joined by two of this year’s Eurovision stars: Aiko and Silia Kapsis. Aiko is singing Pedestal for Czechia and she talks about the making of the song, her friendship with Teya (from Teya & Salena) and the unusual form of exercise that keeps her strong.We then hear from Silia Kapsis, who’s representing Cyprus. The teenager is busy finalising the choreography for her song Liar. She tells us about her Cypriot roots, her love of Whitney Houston, and the famous neighbour who lives near her back home in Sydney. The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.

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  • 5. Ep5: Raiven & Joker Out's Bojan Cvjetićanin

    29:51
    On this episode, Steve chats to Raiven, who's representing Slovenia with her dramatic ballad Veronika. They discuss her opera background, meet her pet macaw Georgie and talk about how the song is going to transfer to the Malmö stage. Also dropping in to surprise Raiven is Joker Out's lead singer Bojan Cvjetićanin, who represented Slovenia in Liverpool last year.The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
  • 4. Ep4: Nikkie de Jager

    31:36
    Our guest is the one of the hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam 2021... the one and only Nikkie de Jager (AKA NikkieTutorials). Nikkie shares her secrets of hosting the show, make-up with Måneskin, her favourite Eurovision songs... and much more.The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo. Picture credit for Nikkie de Jager: Meis Belle Wahr & Jip Merkies. Hair by Mandy Nijland.
  • 3. Ep3: Käärijä & Friends

    38:52
    Steve heads to Amsterdam for Het Grote Songfestivalfeest, where dozens of Eurovision acts get together for a huge party in the Ziggo Dome.From the class of 2023, we catch up with three top-ten finalists: Käärijä from Finland, Norway's Alessandra, and Alika from Estonia. Plus - from Turin 2022, - we find out exactly how Andrei from Romania (formerly known as WRS) created his iconic Hola Mi Bebebe moment.The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The theme music is composed by Machine Sound. Visual design by Chris Fox and Ángela Espejo.
  • 2. Ep2: Lissandro & Viki Gabor

    25:25
    It's the Junior Eurovision Song Contest final in Nice! Steve is joined by the reigning Junior champion Lissandro (and his mum). He won for France last year with Oh Maman! We're also talking to Viki Gabor, who helped Poland achieve back-to-back victories when she sang Superhero in 2019.The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The music is composed by Machine Sound. The artwork is designed by Chris Fox and Angela Espejo.
  • 1. Ep1: Sigrid

    28:16
    Multi award-winning popstar SIGRID is one of Norway's biggest singers and is a huge Eurovision fan. She joins us on the Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast to discuss her love of the show, her favourite entries of all time and her connections to past Eurovision participants - including Sam Ryder and Subwoolfer. The Official Eurovision Song Contest podcast is produced and presented for the EBU by Steve Holden. The music is composed by Machine Sound.
  • 29. Episode 29 - The 2023 Debrief

    01:04:02
    It's the final episode of the 2023 season so who better to chat to than some of the artists who made this year's Eurovision Song Contest so special. Hear from Gustaph (Belgium), Monika Linkytė (Lithuania), Patricie from Vesna (Czechia) and Voyager (Australia) to find out what they made of their Eurovision journey. Also joining us is Finland's Assistant Head of Delegation Matti Myllyaho who was one of Käärijä's Cha Cha Cha dancers to discuss the country's incredible second place. The Eurovision Song Contest Podcast is hosted by Steve Holden and is brought to you by the EBU. We're @Eurovision on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter, and get all your latest news at Eurovision.tv and the Eurovision Song Contest's Official YouTube channel.