The Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast

Good evening Europe...and good morning Australia! 40 countries will compete at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022... but who will win? This official podcast will take you behind the scenes in the run-up to the event in Turin and will offer exclusive backstage access. We'll be hearing from this year's contestants, the people putting on the show and speaking to some Eurovision legends. Join music reporter and presenter Steve Holden as he guides you through this year's Contest. See for privacy and opt-out information.


episode 14: Episode 14 - The Grand Final Preview

The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final has arrived and presenter Steve Holden hosts a massive episode of the podcast.

He's joined by 2011 champion Eldar Gasimov, 2021 Swiss entry Gjon's Tears, Swedish commentator Edward af Sillén, Ukraine's Head of Delegation Oksana Sybinska and Denmark's 2022 entry REDDI.

Choreographer Kyle Hanagami discusses creating Chanel's routine to Slo-Mo and British DJ Zoe London talks about Måneskin's influence with her best friend - BBC Radio 1 host Jack Saunders.

Previous Eurovision stars Cesár Sampson (Austria), Hovig (Cyprus), The Roop (Lithuania), SuRie (United Kingdom) and Lake Malawi (Czech Republic) remember the one hour before they went on stage for the final.

Steve also catches up with Eurovision Backstage host Samya Hafsaoui and Eurovision's walking encyclopedia Samantha Ross for one final time.

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