Friday November 22nd is the official deadline for countries to submit their applications to participate at Eurovision 2014. With several countries still to declare their decisions here is a rolling blog where you can check who has confirmed their application. Just refresh the article to see if your last-minute favourite countries are coming to Copenhagen in 2014. Remember that broadcasters can decide to withdraw up until December 15th without a financial penalty.
So far we have the following confirmations
- FYR Macedonia
- Greece – Reports state that application for Eurovision 2014 was sent today – full details here
- Moldova – Moldova have confirmed participation at Eurovision 2014 according to esctoday
- San Marino
- Slovenia – Have confirmed that they have applied to participate at Eurovision 2014 – but will review final decision before December 15th Deadline
- United Kingdom
- Poland – News just in that TVP are counting the cost or returning to Eurovision. Full details in this link
- Czech Republic
- Bulgaria – Bulgaria have withdrawn from Eurovision 2014 citing the growing cost of Eurovision participation. You can read their statement here
- Serbia – Serbia has announced that they have withdrawn from Eurovision 2014. RTS has cited financial reasons for their departure from the contest for next year. We had highlighted RTS’s Financial challenges back in September. Liquidity issues had been a challenge for the Broadcaster according to local media channels.
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Author/Website co-founder and Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall Source : Eurovision Ireland
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