Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience (2022-04-06) Meet the Eurovision Stars 2022

Published on 7 Apr 2022, 3:03

Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is broadcast from Malta's Radio 105FM on Tuesday evenings from 2100 - 0059 hours CET. The show is also broadcast on SWITCH Radio Essex in the United Kingdom live on Wednesday evenings from 1900 - 2300 hours CET as well as on the Facebook Page of Eurovision Radio International with an interactive chatroom.


Interview with Vladana  (Montenegro 2022)
Interview with Sheldon Riley (Australia 2022)
Interview with Lumix feat. Pia Maria (Austria 2022)
Interview with We Are Domi (Czech Republic 2022)
Interview with Monika Liu (Lithuania 2022)
Interview with Emma Muscat (Malta 2022)
Interview with WRS (Romania 2022)
Interview with Andrea (North Macedonia 2022)
Interview with Anna Bergendahl (Sweden 2010, Melodifestivalen 2022, Number 12)
Interview with  Anis Don Demina (Melodifestivalen 2020, Number 5)
Interview with Lina Hedlund (Melodifestivalen 2019, Number 11)
Eurovision Cover Spot and The Eurovision Birthday File with David Mann
Eurovision Spotlight: The Eurovision 2022 in Region. This week THE WEST with Dermot Manning
Eurovision News from with Nathan Waddell
Eurovision Calendar with Javier Leal
Your music requests
New Music Releases by Eurovision Artists

 Meet the Eurovision Stars 2022:  The Eurovision Land 2022 is preparing for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 and many pre-parties or promo events are happening across Europe. Radio International's roving reporter Salman was in London at the 2022 Preview Event and interviewed many of the Eurovision Stars 2022 of which some will air on the show this week and next week. Get ready to meet Sheldon Riley (Australia 2022), Lumix feat. Pia Maria (Austria 2022), We Are Domi (Czech Republic 2022), Monika Liu (Lithuania 2022), Emma Muscat (Malta 2022), WRS (Romania 2022) and Andrea (North Macedonia 2022) and Vladana (Montenegro 2022).

  Interview with Vladana (Montenegro 2022): At the recent edition of Melodifestivalen 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden, the Swedish OGAE branch has organised the MelfestWKND 2022 with the participation of Swedish acts such as Nanne Grönvall and Dotter but also Malik Harris who represents Germany at Eurovision 2022 with "Rockstars", Aidan from sunny Malta who came second in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song "Ritmu" and Vladana who waves the flag for Montenegro in Turin later on in May. This week Radio International broadcasts the interview that the Interview Team did in Stockholm with Vladana. She represents Montenegro in Semi Final 2 as Song Number 15 entitled "Breathe". Get to know the charming singer during this interview on the show this week.

Sweden's Biggest and Best TV Show Melodifestivalen ended on Saturday 12 Mar 2022 with the Grand Final after funneling down the 28 entries via four heats, two semi finals and the Grand Final. Swedish broadcaster SVT received way over 2000 songs for the 2022 edition of Melodifestivalen which on Saturday was won by Cornelia Jakobs with the song "Hold me closer" and will be representing Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Semi Final 2 at Song Number 17. The Radio International Interview Team was in Stockholm, Sweden and interviewed all the contestants of Melodifestivalen plus more. Complete overview of the results of Melodifestivalen 2022 can be viewed here - click here.

Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden 2022) winning Melodifestivalen
Melodifestivalen 2022 Interview with Anna Bergendahl: This week on Radio International hear the interviews with one more finalist of Melodifestivalen 2022. Anna Bergendahl. No stranger to the world of the Eurovision Song Contest Anna already won Melodifestivalen 2010 and represented Sweden in Oslo, Norway with the song "This is my life". Unfortunately, the song ended up at Number 11 in her Semi Final which is the only time that Sweden did not make it into the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Anna, now learning to become a medical doctor, has also regained appetite to try it again to win the ticket to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. She returned to Melodifestivalen in 2019 with "Ashes to Ashes" coming 10th, then in 2020 she came 3rd with "Kingdom Come" and this year in 2022 she ranked 12th in the Melodifestivalen Grand Final with the song "Higher Power". Listen to the interview that Marc, Salman and JP did with Anna Bergendahl during the rehearsal week of the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2022.

Lina Hedlund (Alcazar and Melodifestivalen 2019) with the Radio International Interview Team
Interviews with Lina Hedlund (2019) of Alcazar and Anis Don Demina (2020): At the Aftershow Party of Melodifestivalen many of the Swedish artists that were on the stage of Melodifestivalen "gatecrash" and Salman, Marc and JP bumped into Anis Don Demina and Lina Hedlund. Lina of Alcazar fame took part in Melodifestivalen 2019 with the song "Victorious" coming 11th and in