Stand by for Eurovision!

Following a period of illness, Ewan Spence and ‘Europe’s Heartbeat‘ returns to cover the build up to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place May 8/10/12 in Lisbon.

We’ll have six preview shows, bringing you all the songs that will be taking to the sun-drenched stage on the shores of the Atlantic, as well as the usual look at the National Finals and some of the songs that just missed out on the ticket to Portugal.

The first preview will air at 1200 GMT on Radio Six International before going into syndication, and you’ll be able to Listen Again to the show on this website from Tuesday 10th April.

Listen To Our Eurovision 2017 Previews

Europe’s Heartbeat previewed the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest over a number of weeks, showcasing the artists and songs who would perform at Kyiv, as well as some of those who just failed to qualify.  Listen again to our six previews of Ukraine 2017.

Eurovision On Europe’s Heartbeat

Episode 1 features music from Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, The Netherlands, Serbia, and Ukraine.

Episode 2 features music from Albania, Denmark, Greece, Malta, Slovenia, and Sweden.

Episode 3 features music from Cyprus, Finland, Georgia, Lithuania, and Spain.

Episode 4 features music from Austria, Belarus, Estonia, France, Latvia, Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia.

Episode 5 features music from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and San Marino (…and, er, Russia).

Episode 6 features music from Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Montenegro, Portugal, and the United Kingdom.

Listen Again, March 11th SXSW 2017

Listen again to this week’s edition of ‘Europe’s Heartbeat‘ as we showcase artists from the annual SXSW Music festival, with tracks from St Tropez, Booher, Kroy, Misimplicity, Cory Branan, Chelou, Jesse Colin Young, Alex Cameron, never Young, and Tancred.

The next edition of ‘Europe’s Heartbeat‘ will be our last episode from SXSW 2017 and debut on Radio Six International at 1000 GMT on Saturday 18th March, 2017.