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Show 09 July 2008

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ImageIn our third hour starting just after the news at 2200 hours "Radio International goes to the Eurovision Song Contest of 2008 (Part 4)" including interviews with Paolo Meneguzzi from Switzerland, Laka from Bosnia Herzegovina and some Fan Interviews done at the various national receptions and the big Welcome Reception.  All that is mixed with the best hits of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest entries.  So - what are you waiting for - Click on 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.  The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Hancock, Mamma Mia: The Movie;

EXPAT/Dutch/Community News:
Eva from TheHagueOnline is taking a long vacation so filling in for Eva is a new voice on Radio International: Deborah Valentine who is a lady with many hats. She tells more during the show or visit her website. She also is involved  in other projects. For more information visit the following websites:  Connecting Women, Womens Business Initiative International and Feel at Home in The Hague Fair.   On Radio International, Deborah has 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.

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

Science and Technology, Space News, Environment:
Messenger to Mercury, Bill Gates retires;

Entertainment, Music, Interviews:
Malta Hit Song Contest 2008. The first edition of the contest finished on Sunday, 06 July 2008 and Radio International featured the Top 2 songs on the show. The winner of the Malta Hit Song Contest 2008 is Miriam Christine with "Alone today". Miriam previously represented Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest back in 1996 when she reach Number 10 with "In a woman's heart". Young Jessica Muscat reach Number 2 with "Sweet Temptation". A big thanks to OGAE Malta's Deo Grech providing the information for Radio International. 

David "Bondy" Bond.  Radio International interviewed David Bond, co-host at the "English Breakfast " in Amsterdam. Bondy, as he is affectionately known as, talks about his live as an Expat in the Netherlands but also on his experience  having been through a brain tumour operation. Find out details during our interview with Bondy but you can also read a whole lot more on his website by visiting Bondy4brains.com.

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. 

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:
During the show we are joined by Marcus Keppel-Palmer to take a look at Germany's participation at the Eurovision Song Contest as the runners up of the EURO2008 soccer championship. Marcus selected four songs from Germany that in some way have a connection to EURO2008 and explains why he chose those. There is our Eurovision Quiz which this week was won again by Linda McDonald from the United Kingdom and Marco from Belgrade., Serbia.  Linda already provided a quiz idea for next week. So watch out for this. There are many of  your music requests and joining us as from next week will be Chris Poppe who will alternate with Marcus. Chris will be taking a profile look at a previous Eurovision Song Contest Winner which listeners can guess. Welcolme on board Chris! 
Eurovision Song Contest Interviews the Radio International Team has done can be heard by visiting our Eurovision section of this website. But also our third hour is Radio International Goes... once again to the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with Interviews of 2008 performers.
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 and escmalta.com.

Further Eurovision News covered on the show: Eirikur Haukasson ("Valentine Lost" in 2007) on tour with Live Fire. 
Click here to read 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.  
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

Happy Listening!
The Team of Radio International

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