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Show 08 August 2012

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Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International and Partners.

ImageRadio International TV Channel with Chat Room: Radio International launched its own Livestream TV Channel where fans can join and see how we actually do Radio International and listen to the show while chatting with the other Eurovision fans joining the community.  But also you can watch there the many interviews the Team of Radio International has done over the past weeks and also a re-run of the weekly edition of Radio International. Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Radio International Community!

Please note that many interviews we air are also available as video interview which can be viewed on our Radio International YouTube Channel. Just take a look and enjoy also see the artists talk to us. 
ImageEric Lehmann, President of OGAE Luxembourg and Radio International Host extra-ordinaire will be joining JP and the team in the studio to also co-host this week's edition of Radio International.
ImageInterview with Eleftheria Eleftheriou (Greece 2012):  The Team of Radio International every year travels to various events involving the artists of the Eurovision Song Contest. This is also no exception this year and Lilian, Eric and JP were in Stockhom interviewing various artists that performed at the 2012 edition of the Schlager Evening held open-air in a park in Stockholm city in Sweden. Some of the interviews will air this and next week on Radio International. This week we start with the Greek representative to the Eurovision Song Contest Eleftheria Eleftheriou who reached Number 17 at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku with the song "Aphrodisiac". Just a couple of weeks ago Eleftheria released a brand new song and video called "Hearts Collide" about which she will also be chatting with us in the interview you hear during this week's edition of Radio International, plus more. And you can also watch the video version of the interview by clicking here.
ImageInterview with Karl Batterbee - Organiser of the Stockholm's Schlager Evening 2012:  Karl Batterbee was the responsible person for the setup of the Schlager Evening 2012 plus also the main supervisor that all goes according to plan. Eric and JP interviewed the Irish (now living in Sweden) organisational genius. Certainly, it is not easy to plan this huge event and coordinate all the over 30 national (Swedish) and international artists that appeared during the Schlager Evening 2012. Listen to what Karl had to say from the side of the organisers. 
ImageLive Interview with XXX:  Just like last week when Poland's Marcin Mrozinski was the special surprise guest on the show Radio International this week also works on a surprise live guest to be on the show. Who is it going to be?  Just make sure not to miss this week's edition or Eurovision Radio International to find out. :) Although the PODCAST is available now for you we will not write here who the Surprise Guest was in order to keep the suspense when you are listening to the show recorded. 
ImageEurovision Song Contest Spotlight - The Host Entries:  After reflecting on the 57th Eurovision Song Contest over the past weeks Radio International now continuous to present a brand new series with the Eurovision experts in the UK and Ireland to take you through the summer. The new series is taking a look at the entries to the Eurovision Song Contest by the countries that were hosting the contest e.g. this year the Eurovision Song Contest came from Azerbaijan and the Azeri entry = Host Entry is Sabina Babayeva. This week it is the turn of Dermot Manning who will be joining the team in the studio to take a look at the host entries of 1986, 1996, 2006, 1957, 1967, 1977 and 1987.

ImageEuro Friends Song Contest 2012 - The Eight Final 2 Qualifiers with Andy Simon:  Andy is back with the Euro Friends Song Contest in search for the ultimate Eurovision song as voted for by the many fans around the world.  Andy is back to reveal the qualifiers from Eight Final 2 of the Euro Friends Song Contest 2012 which go through to the Quarter Finals.  The website of the Euro Friends Song Contest you will find here where you can easily vote for your favourite Eurovision songs you wish to see in the next stage of the contest and also see The Euro-Friends TV Show as hosted by Andy Simon. You can also join the Facebook Group here.  
ImageHome Composed Song Contest 2012 - Call out for submissions:  As in previous years Radio International supports the Home Composed Song Contest which is a songwriters competition across Europe and beyond. 2012 marks the 21st edition of the Song Contest and the 2011 edition was won by Denmark and this year's edition is hosted by Spain. Contact the website of the Home Composed Song Contest to find out further details how to submit your entries and also what the schedule looks like. Samuel Bugia Garrido and his team is ready to guide you through the contest.
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ImageEurovision Song Contest NewsLuke Fisher joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest. Whether it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Luke will have it all for us during the weekly edition of Radio International. He also takes a look at some statistics such as viewing figures in the various countries and more.
In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, escxtra.com, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com.   

ImageEurovision News Website: escXtra.com:  Luke Fisher is the  Editor - in - Chief of the newly created Eurovision News website called escXtra.com. Check our more and EXTRA news on the Eurovision Song Contest by visiting the website here.  

Eurovision Song Contest Calendar of Events: Check out a detailed listing of all events scheduled around Europe. If you hear of something we have not listed please drop us a line by clicking here and let us know. After Eurovision is before Eurovision and to bridge the Eurovision Gap many Eurovision Clubs will be holding their annual convention.
Upcoming Events:
01 - 03 September 2012:  OGAE Finland organises a Eurovision Cruise. Details.
08 September 2012: OGAE Portugal's Annual Open Air Eurovision Concert in Setubal. Details.
24 - 25 November 2012:  EC Germany's Annual Club Meeting in Cologne. Details

ImageEurovision Quiz:  Scratch your heads and bite your nails at  our weekly Eurovision Song Contest Quiz. Good luck and win a copy of a past Eurovision Song Contest Final on DVD. All you have to do is to identify the five clips with Artist, Song, Country and Year. Send your answers via the website's CONTACTs form. As long as stock last you can also select something out of the Eurovision 2010 Goodies Bag. Good Luck! Congratulations once again go to Rafael Vivas from Venezuela for winning this week's Clip Quiz.
Eurovision Music requests as well as other music requests are most welcome and can be done via our website's CONTACT US page. Let us know what you want to hear and where you are from. Due to the large number of requests we received and cannot accommodate this week these requests will be added to the play list for the future shows.

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