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Show 17 August 2016
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ImageRadio International and ESCNEWS Radio & TV with Chat Room: Radio International is aired on their TV channel live every Wednesday 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 a re-run of the weekly edition of Radio International at various times on ESCNEWS Radio. Enjoy and tell your friends to join and be part of the Eurovision Radio International Community! Also become part of the Eurovision Radio International Facebook Group which accompanies the show and is available here. It contains lots of Eurovision News from the major Eurovision News Websites but also announcements. 

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 talking to us. 

ImageThe Eurovision Song Contest with Eurovision Radio International - your music requests, comments and ideas: Eurovision Radio International never stops and is keen on keeping the music and news of the Eurovision Song Contest in the ears of the many fans that join the show each and every week via the usual means either on FM, Cable and also via PODCAST, Itunes, LISTEN AGAIN, live broadcast or Live Stream. You can also find Radio International (RTV Katwijk) on TuneIn. Please feel free to submit your comments, ideas and requests of Eurovision songs and Radio International is delighted to play your requests during the shows. Click on CONTACT to submit your request to the programme. You can also reach us on Twitter: @RadioInt

Hightlights of the show

ImageThrough the Summer 2016 with Radio International:  The Team of Radio International takes you through the Summer of 2016 'with sone Eurovision summer specials and reviews as well as Interviews with previous Eurovision performers and Eurovision Chart Show. Just com back frequently to this webste to find out the latest show content which will be displayed here. Happy Listening! 
Image Interview with Sandra Kim (Eurovision Winner 1986, Belgium):  One of the youngest singers to win the Eurovision Song Contest was in 1986 Sandra Kim who with "J'aime la vie" represented Belgium in Bergen, Norway. Radio International's JP had the pleasure to meet Sandra Kim a few times over the years and this time Eric interviewed the first Belgian Winner at the Icelandic National Final to the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 as Sandra Kim won in the year that Iceland took part the very first time in the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2016 Iceland celebrates 30 years participation in the contest. For this special 30th anniversary national final Iceland's RUV TV invited the Eurovision Winner form 1986 - Sandra Kim. You can hear this interview on this week's edition of Radio International. POSTPONED TO NEXT WEEK'S SHOW - we regret any inconvenience.
Image Interview with Kristján Gíslason of Two Tricky (Iceland 2001): Two Tricky was a two piece band from Iceland, consisting of members Kristján Gíslason and Gunnar Ólason. They represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 with the song "Angel", a favourite amongst the fans of Eurovision but which failed to reach the Top 10. It received only 3 points at the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 in Copenhagen, Denmark thus only ranking at Number 23. Gunnar Ólason from Two Tricky once again represented Iceland as part of Sigurjón's Friends in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany. It qualified from the semi-final and received 61 points in the final, placing 20th in a field of 25. Radio International's JP and Eric met the singer at the Icelandic National Final 2016 earlier on this year and had the pleasure of this interview which you can hear on this week's edition of Radio International.  You can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here
ImageThe Eurovision Champion Chart - PortugalThe Eurovision Champion Chart is produced by Craig Mitchell Johnstone in conjunction with the Face Book Group called "Eurovision Champions". On selected Shows Eurovision Radio International produces various one hour shows with the music of the Eurovision Champion Chart as voted for by the fans of Eurovision. The Eurovision Champion this week runs down the entries from Portugal to the Eurovision Song Contest in the order how the fans voted for the songs from Portugal. What is the best Portuguese Song at the Eurovision Song Contest. Find out this week on the show.  If you have any particular year or country that you would like to hear throughout the summer months on Radio International please contact Radio International via CONTACT and let us know.
ImageEurovision Song Contest Spotlight - The Dreaded Number 2 Position:  Through the Summer 2016 the Radio International's Eurovision Experts came up with the idea to take a look at the dreaded starting position of the Euroision Song Contest from where no country ever won the Eurovision Song Contest. This week Alasdair Rendall continues the series and you will be hearing some nice Eurovision oldies as well in this near Eurovision Spotlight. Enjoy the new Radio International Summer series. 
ImageEurovision Under Cover:  This ever so popular feature on Radio International is David Mann's weekly edition of the Eurovision Cover Versions where David Mann from Eurovision Norwich will be intoducing some of the finest Eurovision Song Contest entries covered by other singers. Just be surprised. You will be hearing the actual song that has been on the Eurovision stage followed by the cover. Listeners are encouraged to send in their cover versions they came across over the years to share with the other fans tuning into the show. Alternatively, listeners can send in their request for a particular Eurovision covered song using this link

ImageEurovision Song Contest News: Nathan Waddell joins the team in the studio every week to bring you the news and the latest developments connected to the Eurovision Song Contest such as the National Finals or if it is music releases of Eurovision performers, special concerts, gossip, etc Nathan 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. Nathan is website editor with escxtra.com. In addition, Eurovision News is available on www.eurovision.tv, esctoday.com and escflashmalta.com (amongst others.
ImageNew Song Releases by Eurovision Artists Radio International is always keen to know how the careers of Eurovision performers develop after their performance at the event. The show is in collaboration with many Music Companies that supply Radio International with the latest songs of their signed up artists to bring the muisc closer to the fans. On a weekly basis Radio International receives songs which are being featured on the show.  
ImageEurovision 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. But also all the National Final Details are being displayed in the Calendar. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:
03 Sep 2016 (Sat) - Finland/Helsinki: Eurovision Cruise 2016 - details and booking - click here
Eini, Nannae Groenvall, Mikael Saari, Jukka K & Divet, Ylva & Linda, Thomas Lundin, DQ
10 Sep 2016 (Sat) - Portugal/Setubal: Eurovision Live Concert 2016 - details and booking - click here
Barei (Spain 2016), Michal Szpak (Poland 2016), Zoe (Austria 2016), Maya Zar (Bosnia & Herzegovina 2012), Compact Disco (Hungary 2012), Thomas Thordarson (Denmark 2004), Filipa Azevedo (Portugal 2010);
22 Oct 2016 (Sat) - Eurovision Gala 2016 by OGAE Luxembourg: Trifolion Echternach, 7pm, 9th edition - website for booking - click here

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 or a dip into the Eurovision Goodies Bag. 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 for the quiz answers, you have two weeks time to crack the quiz after Radio International was aired live. That gives the chance for the listeners who were not able to join us live on Wednesdays to participate in the quiz and the draw for the prize. Good Luck! Congratulations go to Alexander Sanchez from Bilbao, Spain for winning the quiz from 03 August 2016.

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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