Home > Show Archive > Show 15 March 2017 - Melodifestivalen 2017 Recap (Part 1)
spacer.png, 0 kB
Show 15 March 2017 - Melodifestivalen 2017 Recap (Part 1)
Listen to Radio International:

Hour 1     |  Hour 2     |  Hour 3     |    Play List


Also listen to other Eurovision Shows:

Malta's Eurovision Radio with Deo (2017-03-10)
Forest FM Eurovision Show Case (2017-03-12)

   Experience the Eurovision Song Contest with Radio International

ImageRadio International and Livestream 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.  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 and 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

ImageMelodifestivalen 2017 - Recap (Part 1):  The National Final Season for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is drawing to it's close and all the participating countries selected their entry to Europe's biggest music show. The biggest National Selection is Sweden's Melodifestivalen and members of the te Team of Radio International were on location in Stockholm, Sweden and interviewed all the participants and more. See below the list of artists and links to the interviews on the Radio International YouTube Channel. You can also watch this interview on our YouTube Channel - click here   (will be displayed here shortly)
ImageInterview with Robin Bengtsson (Winner of Melodifestivalen, Sweden 2017): The Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017 and with this title also Sweden's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - is Robin Bengtsson with the song "I can't go on" which initially in it's Semi Final included foul language but for the Grand Final the song was cleaned up. Robin started in the Swedish version of IDOLS in 2008 which was won by Maltese Kevin Borg and Robin ended up third in this edition of IDOLS. Robin entered "Contellation Prize" into Melodifestivalen 2016 and successfully came directly into the Grand Final where it reached Number 5. JP had the pleasure to talk to Robin right after his victory in the Winner's Press Conference on his first reaction but also JP spoke to Robin at the official Opening Reception in Stockholm's Town Hall on Wednesday 08 March 2017. Listen to both interviews on the show this week as well as the other participants in the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2017 in the ranking after the voting.
1. Robin Bengtsson (Winner of Melodifestivalen 2017) - I can't go on - watch the interview
2. Nano - Hold on - (interview scheduled to air next week)
3. Jon Henrik Fjaellgren feat Aninia - En värld full av strider (Eatneme gusnie jeenh dåaroeh)
4. Mariette - A Million Years - watch the interview
5. Benjamin Ingrosso - Good lovin' - watch the interview
6. Wiktoria - As I lay me down - watch the interview
7. Ace Wilder - Wild Child- watch the interview
8. Boris Rene - Her kiss (interview scheduled to air next week)
9. Lisa Ajax - I don't give a (interview scheduled to air next week)
10. Anton Hagman - Kiss you goodbye - watch the interview
11. FO & O - Gotta thing about you - watch the interview
12. Owe Thörnqvist - Boogieman Blues - watch the interview 

Image Eurovision Song Contest Spotlight - The National Final Season 2017: The National Selection Process of the songs that will represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is well underway. In the last quarter of 2016 Radio International went through the Eurovision entries of the Ukraine as Ukraine will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev May 09, 11 and the Grand Final on May 13 following Jamala's victory in Stockholm last May with the song "1944". Like in previous years the Radio International Eurovision Experts will be assessing the National Finals 2017 live on Radio International. Alasdair Rendall continues with the series taking a look at the National Finals 2017.

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 plus more. Make sure you frequently check it out. 
Upcoming Events - Highlights:

24 Mar 2017 (Fri) - France/Paris
Eurofrissons at Tango nightclub
26 Mar 2017 (Sun)  - France/Paris
Eurofans (OGAE France) previews
02 Apr 2017 (Sun) - United Kingdom/London
London Eurovision Party at Café de Paris
07 Apr 2017 (Fri)- The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Calling at Club Lite 
08 Apr 2017 (Sat) - The Netherlands/Amsterdam
Eurovision in Concert at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)

14 Apr 2017 (Fri) - United Kingdom/London
Eurofest preview night at Royal Vauxhall Tavern

09 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 1
11 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Semi Final 2

13 May 2017 (Sat) - Ukraine/Kiev
62nd Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final
30 Jun-02 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - The Netherlands/Vlieland
J'aime la vlie weekend at Camping Stortemelk
14-16 Jul 2017 (Fri-Sun) - Germany/Berlin
Eurovision weekend together with OGAE Malta
09-10 Sep 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Germany/Frankfurt-am-Main
Eurovision convention featuring 32 Eurovision artists!
25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - Germany/Köln
ECGermany's annual Clubtreffen at Gloria Theater 
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! The Eurovision Quiz has been paused and will return shortly.

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.
< Prev   Next >
spacer.png, 0 kB
spacer.png, 0 kB

© 2008 Radio International, all rights reserved. Website developed by Marcel Timmer

free joomla templates joomla tutorials joomla themes