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Posts tagged ‘Eurovision’

Newsbeat: Tel Aviv

wednesday 15th may, 12.49-12.53pm (repeated 5.55pm), and thursday 16th may, 12.48-12.51pm (repeated 5.48pm), on bbc radio 1 

newsbeat (presented by steve holden) includes …

“Our reporter Steve chats to Ben from Israel ahead of Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter steve holden

• rapper mohammad, 26

• singer joff oddie, of wolf alice

• greek singer katerine duska 

• israeli singer and former soldier noga erez

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-48251435)

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Newsbeat: Jerusalem/Gaza

monday 13th may, 12.52-1.00pm (partly repeated 5.46pm), and tuesday 14th may, 12.45-1.00pm (wholly repeated 5.45pm), on bbc radio 1 

newsbeat (presented by steve holden and daniel rosney) includes …

“Our reporters Steve and Daniel are in Jerusalem to kick start a week of special reports, as Israel gets ready to host the Eurovision Song Contest.”

“Newsbeat reporters Steve Holden and Daniel Rosney are in Gaza in the Middle East, one of the most populated places on Earth.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter steve holden

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter daniel rosney

• bbc reporter kat collins

chris hook, medecins sans frontieres

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Eurovision finals

last saturday/sunday night (18th/19th may), 8.00pm-12.20am, on bbc 1 tv 

eurovision song contest (presented by graham norton)

“This year is Graham Norton’s tenth anniversary as the UK commentator, and once again he brings his distinctive charm to the spectacular event.”

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Newshour/MN: Eurovision

last saturday/sunday night (18th/19th may), 9.51-9.54pm on bbc world service radio, and 12.25-12.27am on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) and midnight news include …

“So far it’s been relatively protest-free.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter william adams 

• bbc reporter david sillito 

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Today/PM: Eurovision

today (saturday 18th), 8.09-8.10am, 8.20-8.22am,  8.48-8.53am, and 5.23-5.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) and pm (presented by carolyn quinn) include …

“The final of the 64th Eurovision song contest takes place in Tel Aviv this evening, following Israel’s victory in last year’s competition. The event has become highly political after dozens of artists called for a boycott because of Israel’s treatment of the occupied Palestinian territories.”

“But if Israel likes Eurovision-the-competition, its relationship with Europe-the-continent is more ambiguous.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• bbc reporter james landale 

• pollster dahlia scheindlin 

ilan issacson, head of security at eshkol

nour odeh, media consultant, spokesperson for the palestinian authority

alistair burt mp

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Twtw: Eurovision guide

this afternoon (sunday 12th), 1.54-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4

the world this weekend (presented by paddy oconnell) concludes with …

Iceland’s entry in the Eurovision has challenged Israel’s prime minister to a wrestling match. The annual festival is being held this week in Tel Aviv, despite calls for a boycott. We’ve a B-H alphabetic guide to the event.“

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Newshour: Eurovision win

this afternoon (sunday 13th), 1.36-1.44pm (partly repeated 9.54pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Israel wins this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter paul henley
• israeli writer dorit rabinyan
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