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Scout Around: Podcast on the aftermath of Melodifestivalen

Missed the preselections of last weekend or care to look back one more time? In our weekly podcast Scout Around we do just that! Today we talk about the aftermath of the conclusion of the preselection season, with the final of Melodifestivalen in Sweden and the national final in Norway.

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Australia: “SBS deserves a permanent place at Eurovision”

In our podcast Scout Around we look ahead at the artist presentation of Australia for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. For the third time in a row, Australia has been invited to the contest. But our chief editor Steef van Gorkum think it is time to make this a permanent stay after Kiev.

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Scout Around: Podcast about Australia and Yodel It!

Missed the preselections of last weekend or care to look back one more time? In our weekly podcast Scout Around we do just that! Today we talk about the victory of the Yodel song in Romania with Ilinca and Alex and about some changes in Australia considering the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Romania: “Romanian Yodel is exactly what Celebrate Diversity is about”

“Switzerland is sending a Romanian singer, what would it be like if Romania sends something that sounds like Switzerland?” Ilinca and her duet partner Alex Florea are already excited about going to Eurovision with their eccentric but popular entry “Yodel It”.

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Romania: “Big names should be proud to represent their country”

According to Ramona Nerra, participant in Selectia Nationala 2017, it is a shame that the real big names in the Romanian music industry refuse to take part at Eurovision. “It is sad, because they get the chance to represent their country and they should be proud of it.”

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Romania: “Enthusiasm for Eurovision has lowered a bit”

Because of the disqualification of last year and no top results in recent years, Eurovision is not as popular in Romania as it used to be. However, 2017 might be the year that turns things around for them, thinks Steef van Gorkum who was at the semi final.

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Scout Around: Podcast about Ukraine, Denmark and Romania

Missed the preselections of last weekend or care to look back one more time? In our weekly podcast Scout Around we do just that! Today we talk with Australian Anja Nissen, who will represent Denmark in Kiev and about the final in Ukraine and semi in Romania.

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Malta: “Broadcaster PBS needs to bring back the jury vote”

Claudia Faniello will sing for Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest after winning the national final. According to our editor Sadie Trent, the voting system should be brought back to the way it was.

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Hungary: “Origo might even have societal impact on the country”

In recent years, Roma gypsy songs took part in A Dal before. But ‘Origo’ was the first song that actually won the contest in Hungary. The song by Joci Pápai might have a big impact on the country, says our chief editor Steef van Gorkum.

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Scout Around: Podcast about Hungary and Malta

Missed the preselections of last weekend or care to look back one more time? In our weekly podcast Scout Around we do just that! Today we talk about the surprise victory of a Roma song in Hungary and the national final in Malta.

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