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Show 09 April 2008

This week Radio International Goes - to the Sixties. Join Sally & JP for a flashback and trip down memory lane of the Swinging Sixties with the Music, News, World Event Births and Deaths of famous people and of course Sally's & JP's memories as well. 

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This week on Radio International :

Listen to the Show:        Hour 1     |    Hour 2     |    Play List

Regular items:
European Top 40, Local & European Weather Forecast, Snow & Ski Forecast and Temperature Check around the World,  Birthday File, Concerts, Power Talk Tips (returns next week);

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. Movie Previews & a look ahead to upcoming Film Releases: Before the Devil knows you are dead, 10 000BC, The Eye, The Bucket List, Untraceable;

EXPAT/Dutch/Community News:

Sally filled in for Eva from TheHagueOnline  this week 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.

The English Breakfast Team entertains the EXPATs in the Netherlands from the SALTO Radio station in Amsterdam. Tunes in for the latest current affairs items, sports and news. How to listen to THE ENGLISH BREAKFAST visit their their website.  Note that JP will be guest on the English Breakfast next week Thursday to talk about Eurovision Song Contest 2008.

Science and Technology, Space News, Environment:
Casini update on Titan;

Entertainment & General News:
Local Theatre Schedule update, Men make more housework for women revealed in a study, Mission Impossible copycat, Olympic Torch update, Ann Robinson is the Weakest Link;

Eurovision Song Contest 2008:
The 2008 Eurovision Season is well underway and together with our Eurovision Expert Marcus Keppel-Palmer we have weekly previews of the songs that are competing in Belgrade at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 on 20, 22 & 24 May 2008. This week's songs are from and this is the last lot: Armenia, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia & Turkey. As from next week we will take a nostalig look back at the Eurovision Song Contest from 1971.

Information on Visa for Serbia has been released. The following countries will need to obtain a Visa to enter Serbia. OGAE Serbia is kindly offering their help in issuing invitation letters. Please contact OGAE Serbia via their website for further information. Here are the countries needing a Visa: Turkey, Albania, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, South Africa.
No Visa is needed for visitors from all EU countries and Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino, Russia, Belarus, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Australia, New Zealand and USA. 
All the Eurovision news is available on Eurovision Song Contest and you can find constant updates of the latest Eurovision Song Contest News as they happen on esctoday.com
Eurovision 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.  
Eurovision Song Contest Interviews:
You can hear the Eurovision interviews our team has done by visiting our Eurovision section of this website.
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 .  A huge upcoming event EurovisiO is planning is the 2nd edition of the Top 30 Flemish Songs of all time which will be broadcast on www.oradio.be on 21 April 2008 from 2100 - 2400 hours.

Eurovision Song Contest 2008 - Help with tickets and accommodation in Belgrade.
Philip also can help in finding tickets and accommodation for the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest for you. Just get in touch with him via This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
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.  
Upcoming Eurovision Song Contest Events:

Various Eurovision 2008  Preview Events and Parties are being organised.

OGAE Luxembourg have their 2008 Eurrovision Preview Party on Thursday, 17 April 2008 at 1930 hours in Centre Culturel "Edward Steichen", 2, rue de Bettembourg, Bivange, Luxembourg. More information via This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The UK Eurovision Preview Party is scheduled to take place on Friday, 25 April 2008 in La Scala in London. The event starts at 2100 hours and is organised by www.esctoday.com. 2008 performers will also make an appearance as there will be Nico & Vlad from Romania, Ani Lorak from Ukraine, Euroband and Paul Oscar (1997) from Iceland, Isis Gee from Poland and Morena from Malta. Tickets are available via www.ukeurovision.com

Over in the UK Paul Marks-Jones and his company Eventuality are organizing the Manchester's only Eurovision Preview Event on 02 May 2008 from 1845 hours. For complete details contact Paul Marks-Jones directly via www.e-ventuality.com or via his email  ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it )'; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text86476 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //-->\n This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

20 May 2008
Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 1 from Serbia's Belgrade Arena

22 May 2008 
Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 2 from Serbia's Belgrade Arena

24 May 2008
Eurovision Song Contest Final from Serbia's Belgrade Arena in Belgrade

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  

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.

Happy Listening! 
The Team of Radio International
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