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 acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Steve Holden and Samya Hafsaoui speaks to Eurovision's Head of Contest Twan van de Nieuwenhuijzen, the man who helps put together the shows' running order and tells acts what they can and can't do on stage.
We're also chatting to Andrea from North Macedonia, Marius Bear from Switzerland and Andromache, who's representing Cyprus.
And Natalia Anderson from Tuneful TV talks about how to run a YouTube reaction channel.
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Host Steve Holden speaks to Vladana from Montenegro and Rosa Linn from Armenia, as well as Systur from Iceland. Croatian radio presenter Monika Lelas tells us what it's like to announce her country's 12 points on the Grand Final night, and Denis and José from ESC Plus talk about the high hopes for Spain this year.
You can find Steve on Instagram and TikTok as @steve_holden_ldn.