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Show 27 August 2008

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ImageThis week the story continues as Linda McDonald from the UK sent in a show suggestion in which she suggests that there are actually better songs that should have been sent to the Eurovision Song Contest then the ones that actually have been sent.  So enjoy the second part of  "Radio International goes to the National Selection of the Eurovision Song Contest"  and you can compare for yourself if the song that actually was sent in by a country deserved it or indeed the runner up was the better one.  Did you miss the first part from last week - fer not - click here to listen to it. Radio International would like a express a  big thanks to Linda for her show idea but also for her active participation in Radio International. Keep the ideas coming. Also you can send us your show ideas and we are happy to realize them. Happy Listening!  Click here to listen (Hour 3 (RIG) and Enjoy.

Radio International from 2000 - 2200 hours   

Regular items:
European Top 40, Local & European Weather Forecast and Temperature Check around the World,  Birthday File, Concerts;

Movies: A rundown of the movies offered in the cinemas near you.  For more information and which movies are offered where go to the Film Ladder Website by clicking this link.  Star Wars - The Clone Wars, Meet Dave, Hell Boy II - The Golden Army;

EXPAT/Dutch/Community News:
Deborah Valentine from TheHagueOnline  has with the latest updates on events scheduled in The Hague for EXPATs and international guests in the Netherlands. For further EXPAT Information and updates visit TheHagueOnline's website. Listen out for some more news from The Hague throughout the show. Deborah Valentine also works for "A Hand in the Hague. Visit her website which is of great interests to EXPATS.   For more information visit the following websites:  Connecting Women, Womens Business Initiative International and Feel at Home in The Hague Fair

Get your daily update of the Dutch News in English by subscribing to their Newsletter with a summary of the latest events in and around the Netherlands. Click here for the website. Other News: Dutch Orchestra joins the PROMS.

The English Breakfast Team entertains the EXPATs in the Netherlands from the SALTO Radio station in Amsterdam. Tune in for the latest current affairs items, sports and news. How to listen to THE ENGLISH BREAKFAST visit their their website. 

Science and Technology, Space News, Environment:
Cows with inbuilt navigation systems, Space Clouds over Earth;

Entertainment, Music, Interviews:
Bondy 4 Brains Update: click here for details.

BLAST1386 our friendly Radio Partner:
Kieron Collins from the UK's BLAST1386 presents the 5 o'clock Rock"" on Sunday afternoons. Listen to the repeat by clicking here.

Eurovision Song Contest Corner of Radio International:

Image During the show we have our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Our Eurovision Expert Marcus Keppel-Palmer takes a look at Monaco at the Eurovision Song Contest and also had some Eurovision News for us.

Eurovision Song Contest Interviews the Radio International Team has done can be heard by visiting our Eurovision section of this website.
OGAE Malta has added a new section to their website OGAE Malta. It is called "Eurovision...looking back ". Check it out and enjoy your occasional trip back down Memory Lane of the Eurovision Song Contest with OGAE Malta.  
Image Stefan Engel is the Winner of the 2007 Home Composed Song Contest and thus the organiser of the 2008 event. What is exactly behind the Home Composed Song Contest? To find out listen to the interview with Stefan and also hear some of the previous winning songs. Click here for the website and more information.  
Upcoming Eurovision Conventions / Events:

26 - 28 Sep 2008:
OGAE Croatia'
s 6th Rock me International Convention.
27 Sep 2008:
12points Eurovision party in De Blauwe Kater in Leuven, Belgium.
04 Oct 2008:
OGAE UK 's Eurobash 2008 in Birmingham
13 Oct 2008 - 31 Oct 2008:
17 & 18 Oct 2008:
Eurodisco (Sat 18 Oct 2008)

22 Nov 2008:
Junior Eurovision Song Contest from Limasol, Cyprus
29 Nov 2008:
Eurovision Song Contest Gala near Stockholm, Sweden (tbc)
17 Jan 2009:
OGAE Germany Convention in Munich, Germany
Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv and you can find constant updates of the latest Eurovision Song Contest News as they happen on esctoday.com. Alternative Eurovision News Websites are oikotimes.com, Stars of Eurovision, 12points.tv and escmalta.com. News on Corinne Hermes who won the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest for Luxembourg. Click here to find out more.

Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT 's page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from.  
Malta's Eurovision Radio comes from the sunny island presented by Deo Grech on Super ONE Radio every Tuesday from 2045 - 2145 hours. You can contact Deo during the show and request your favourite Eurovision songs. The show is in Maltese mixed with English. Click here for further information and also if you would like to listen to back issues of Malta's Eurovision Radio.
ORadio in Antwerp airs a weekly radio programme called EurovisiO every Monday evening from 2200 - 2300 hours. Philip Vereyken.  A must for Eurovision freaks. Lots of nice Eurovision music, interviews and news - however, in the Flemish language. You can listen to a repeat of EurovisO by clicking here
Colin Berry, the legendary voice from BBC Radio 2 in the UK now hosts a Saturday Radio Show on BBC Three Counties Radio including a Eurovision Spot. Colin Berry was the spokesperson for the British jury for over 20 years.   

General Music: The show is of course spiced with the best of music old and new and of course your requests. You can send in your requests by clicking on the CONTACT link in the MAIN MENU. Also if you have public service announcements you wish us to make, please feel free to send us the information and we will be happy to air them for you. And our very own Hit Hunter is ready at your disposal to dig out your music requests. Send him an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it

Happy Listening!
The Team of Radio International

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