Category: EBU

#BELARUS: The EBU Suspend BTRC

The European Broadcasting Union’s Executive Board have agreed to suspend BTRC, the Belarusian national broadcaster. A two week period has been given to BTRC for a response. The Executive Board of the European Broadcasting Union, had the following to say: “The EBU has been closely monitoring the suppression […]

#EDITORIAL: Shine a light

#EDITORIAL: Shine a light As usual, the devoted Eurovision fan community will be picking apart what happened on the evening of Eurovision Day. Except, it was no normal Eurovision Day (is there ever?). In place of the usual riotous cavalcade of quality song, we had a pared down […]

Eurovision 2015 Photograph courtesy of EBU

#EBU: ESC Reference Group Changes

The Eurovision Song Contest Reference Group, that meets 5-6 times a year, have had three changes made to their line-up. Mr Edoardo Grassi (FT/France), Mr Martin Osterdahl (SVT/Sweden) and Mr Joao Nuno Nogueira (RTP/Portugal) have left the group. The three replacing members are Ms Carla Bugalho (RTP/Portugal), Ms […]

#ROMANIA – TORNERO in KYIV 2017!

Last night, the Communication department, PR and Protocol from TVR released the following statement: “Romanian Television (TVR) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have reached an agreement to enable the broadcast by TVR of Eurovision Song Contest. (…) The problems between TVR and EBU started several years ago […]

Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017

  After weeks of meetings, discussions, false leeks, EBU visits and altered announcement dates it has finally been announced publicly that next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Ukraine’s capital city Kyiv. The bidding phase had ended with Dnipro, Kyiv and Odessa being the last three […]