Episode 31 – Romanian Holiday

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Transylvania… well, Romania. They explore the history with Moldova, the language, the politics, and the geography of the country, plus their top five Romanian in Eurovision from 2000 to now.

 

Songs Include:

Yodel It! – Ilinca feat. Alex Florea (2017)

Change – Hotel FM (2011)

It’s My Life – Cezar (2013)

Miracle –  Paula Seling & Ovi (2014)

Playing With Fire  – Paula Seling & Ovi (2010)

 

…They also chat about the 2016 withdrawal, Alfred Hitchcock, Chad’s flag, The Sound Of Music, favourite Dracula’s born May 27 (oh hello Pauline Hanson), Matt Bellamy from Muse, Han Solo and Chewbacca, Vlad the Impaler, Leah Remini, Mr Amp from Twin Peaks, James Bond, Stargate, and Star Trek. 

 

And seriously, Tiffani Amber Thiessen vs Paula Seling… They’re so similar.

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And Count Von Count thanks you for visiting.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

 

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Next, we’re off to Bulgaria!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Moment of Silence – Ovidiu Anton (2016 Withdrawal)

Lonely Goatherd – The Sound of Music (audio taken from YouTube)

 

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Episode 30 – The Portuguese Legacy

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Danie and Mark travel to Portugal and explore the history of the region, language, geography, Portugal in Eurovision, and try really hard to get Portuguese right.

 

Songs Include:

Quero Ser Tua – Suzy (2014)

Coisas De Nada – NonStop (2006)

Ha Um Mar Que Nos Separa – Leonor Andrade (2015)

Todas As Ruas Do Amor –  Flor-De-Lis (2009)

Amar Pelos Dois  – Salvador Sobral (2017)

 

…They also chat about Nandos,  Simpsons vs Futurama, Bardot, Scandal’us and Girls Aloud, Barbara Dex Award, sitcoms like The Partridge Family, Diff’rent Strokes and Friends, goths, 7-Eleven, Seinfeld, Brexit, Chris West’s Eurovision! book, Australian history and Sith Lords.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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Next, we’re off to Romania!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Portugal vs Mexico – The Simpsons (audio taken from YouTube)

 

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Episode 29 – March Of The Ukrainians

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Danie and Mark travel to Ukraine, the host of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. They explore the history, Crimea, politics, geography, and Ukraine’s role and successes in Eurovision.

 

Songs Include:

Be My Guest – Gaitana (2012)

Shady Lady – Ani Lorak (2008)

Tick Tock – Mariya Yaremchuk (2014)

Dancing Lasha Tumbai – Verka Serduchka (2007)

Wild Dances  – Ruslana (2004)

 

…They also chat about fake news, Epic Sax Guy, The Wiggles, Blue Man Group, Snapchat, Sesame Street, goths, Yul Brynner movies, Michael Jackson, Damn Edna Everage, and Conan The Barbarian.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

 

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Next, we’re off to the host of 2018 Eurovision, Portugal!!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Indiana Jones and The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull – The Funniest Stereotypes About Ukraine in American Movies (audio taken from YouTube)

1944 – Jamala (2016)

 

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Episode 28 – Czechmate!

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Danie and Mark explore one half of the former Czechoslovakia: Czech Republic! They explore the history, geography, and politics of this very interesting country. Plus, as always, their entries in Eurovision.

 

Songs Include:

Mala Dama – Kabat (2007)

My Turn – Martina Barta (2017)

Aven Romale – Gipsy.cz (2009)

Hope Never Dies – Marta Jandova & Vaclav Noid Barta (2015)

I Stand  – Gabriela Guncikova (2016)

 

…They also chat about International Podcast Day, Roswell, Lordi, bra buying, Bohemian Rhapsody, Ming the Merciless, bad TV shows, mirrored rooms at carnivals, and Jon Bon Jovi’s teeth.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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Next, we’re off to Ukraine!!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Roswell – Season One, Episode Two (audio taken from YouTube)

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen (audio taken from YouTube)

Video you need to watch:

Aven Romale – Gipsy.cz. See SUPER GYPSY HERE!

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Episode 27 – Get Him To The Greek!

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Danie and Mark hop into the Wind Machine Podcast Machine and travel to Greece… and if you thought our attempts at French were bad, get a load of our Greek pronunciation! We’re so sorry, BUT we still explore the huge history, geography, politics of the country, and Greece’s involvement in Eurovision.

Songs Include:

Aphrodisiac – Eleftheria Eletheriou (2012)

This Is Love – Demy (2017)

Rise Up – Freaky Fortune feat. RiskyKid (2014)

Alcohol Is Free – Agathon Iakovidis & Koza Mostra (2013)

My Number One  – Helena Paparizou (2005)

 

…They also chat about Grease, George Colombaris from Masterchef, The Bold and The Beautiful,  Coast to Coast with Graham Kennedy and John Mangos, Nelly Furtado, Dannii Minogue, Manel Navarro, The Summer Olympics, Prince Philip, Mark’s memories from university, Venetian blinds, Spilt Enz,

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

 

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Next, we’re off to Czech Republic!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Opa! – Giorgos Alkaios & Friends (2010)

John Mangos The Chum Song and My Molivi – Coast to Coast with Graham Kennedy (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 26 – The French Connection

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Danie and Mark stutter and stumble over the French language (we’re so sorry!), while exploring the history, geography, politics, and France’s role in Eurovision as a Top 5 country.

 

Songs Include:

Allez Olla Ole – Jessy Matador (2010)

Moustache – Twin Twin (2014)

Echo (You And I) – Anggun (2012)

L’Enfer Et Moi – Amandine Bourgeois (2013)

J’ai Cherche  – Amir (2016)

 

…They also chat about Ricky Martin, Grant Denyer, Doug Anthony All Stars, Doctor Who, how everyone is suddenly called Louis, Asterix comics, John Blackman, Napoleon and the 1974 Eurovision winner, Charles de Gaulle and the airport, Oceanic Airlines from LOST, Courtney Love, and Amir’s really long name.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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Next, we’re off to Greece! Opa!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Joey Trying To Speak French – Friends (audio taken from YouTube)

 

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Episode 25 – The Macedonian Candidate

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Recorded the day after the ESCFAN Eurovision Disco, Danie croaks a lot but Mark holds it together, and they both explore the super fascinating Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Rich history, massive conflicts, and fabulous Eurovision songs!

 

Songs Include:

Neshto Shto Ke Otsane – Next Time (2009)

Autumn Leaves – Daniel Kajmakoski (2015)

Crno I Belo – Kaliopi (2012)

To The Sky – Tijana (2014)

Ninanajna  – Elena Risteska (2006)

…They also chat about Eurovision Song Contest Fans of Australia Network, give shout-outs to new friends, find Macedonia’s Bon Jovi, Castiel from SupernaturalThe Watchtower Magazine, Kaliopi’s scream, Top Gun, Briene of Tarth from Game of Thrones and Captain Phasma from Star Wars, and Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

 

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Next, we’re off to France! Woot! Big 5 country!

 

Legal and Licencing Notice:

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We are not affiliated with the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), its partners, or SBS (Special Broadcasting Service). We are just fans.” 

Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Training Camp For Tourists Before Coming to Macedonia – The Macedonian Videos (audio taken from YouTube)

 

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