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'It's cold and there are children singing'

14 December 2011 at 13:48 CET

This year, Ewan Spence with his colleagues but most of all - friends - took a trip to Yerevan, to report about this year's contest.

But not only did he go and report about this year's contest, he also wrote it all down and has now published a book about it, called "It's Cold And There Are Children Singing".

"I'm an addict. There, I've said it. I'll say it again if I have to. In my defence, this isn't some state of mind that I have slowly come to realise is true." Spence starts his book.

He goes on describing how he came to the decision to visit this year's Junior Eurovision Song Contest - the first ever for him and many of his hard-working colleagues - and how it all went.

If you want to read on and find out exactly how amazing and adventurous it was in Yerevan, you can get more information about purchasing it on ESCInsight's website or buy it directly on

Ewan Spence is a BAFTA nominated podcaster and broadcaster, living in Edinburgh, who normally writes about mobile technology, the social web, and online media.

But he also has a love for all things Eurovision, be it as host for SBS Eurovision Radio in Australia, webmaster for Eurovision Insight, the voice behind the biggest podcasts around the Song Contest, or as a familiar face backstage wherever the Song Contest ends up each year.