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The Own Eurovision Broadcasting Union (OEBU) is an association of public service media entities, with its headquarters located in Rome, Italy. It was established on 28 April 2012. In the present, 53 nations are active members of the association.

Active members of the association are able to participate in the Own Eurovision Song Contest.

MembersEdit

There are currently 53 active members of the Own Eurovision Broadcasting Union. The current council members are Italy and Russia.

Current members Edit

Color key
     Council member
     Current host
Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. HoD Edition
Flag of Albania Albania Albanian Radio and Television RTSH Niko #01
Flag of Andorra Andorra Ràdio i Televisió d'Andorra RTVA Xmultivision #01
Flag of Armenia Armenia Public Television of Armenia ARMTV Alexandru #01
Flag of Austria Austria Austrian Broadcasting ORF Pam #02
Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Public Television and Radio İCTI/İTV Axisv #04
Flag of Belarus Belarus Belarusian Television and Radio Company BTRC Alex Heardman #04
Flag of Belgium Belgium Flemish Radio- and Television Network VRT Rethnas #01
Radio and Television of Belgian French RTBF
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Radiotelevision of Bosnia & Herzegovina BHRT N/A #01
Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgarian National Television BNT Hayley #01
Flag of Croatia Croatia Croatian Radiotelevision HRT Quentin #01
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation CyBC Alex Memphis #01
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Czech Television ČT Barovka #01
Flag of Denmark Denmark Danish Broadcasting Corporation DR Agni #01
Flag of Estonia Estonia Estonian Public Broadcasting ERR Karol #03
Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Broadcasting Faroe Islands KVF Aroharmy #07
Flag of Finland Finland Finnish Broadcasting Corporation YLE Michal #04
Flag of France France France Télévisions GRF QoM #05
Flag of Georgia Georgia Georgian Public Broadcasting GBP Joshua #06
Flag of Germany Germany German National Broadcasting ARD Katrin #02
Flag of Greece Greece Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation ERT Aussiegoomba #01
Flag of Hungary Hungary Hungarian Television HU/MTV Selvin #03
Flag of Iceland Iceland National Broadcasting Service RÚV Seb #02
Flag of Ireland Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann RTÉ Alexito #01
Flag of Israel Israel Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation IPBC Tom #02
Flag of Italy Italy Italian Radio-Television RAI Mihai #01
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Radio and Television Corporation RTRK Anton #08
Flag of Kosovo Kosovo Radio Television of Kosovo RTK Mark #01
Flag of Latvia Latvia Latvian Television LTV N/A #08
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International LBCI Kostas #01
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 1 Fürstentum Liechtenstein Television 1FLTV Arguello #04
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Lithuanian National Radio and Television LRT Minkozin #03
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg CLT Multi Media RTL Alper #06
Flag of Malta Malta Public Broadcasting Services PBS Basil #01
Flag of Moldova Moldova Teleradio-Moldova TRM N/A #01
Flag of Monaco Monaco TMC Monte Carlo TMC Luiri #02
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Radio Television of Montenegro RTCG Leis #02
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Netherlands Public Broadcasting NPO Alexander #05
Flag of North Macedonia North Macedonia Macedonian Radio-Television MRT N/A #01
Flag of Norway Norway Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation NRK Julian #02
Flag of Poland Poland Polish Television TVP Dimitris #07
Flag of Portugal Portugal Radio and Television of Portugal RTP Domas #01
Flag of Romania Romania Romanian Television TVR Cristian #01
Flag of Russia Russia Channel One Russia C1R Adrià #01
Flag of San Marino San Marino Radio-Television of San Marino SMRTV Greg #01
Flag of Serbia Serbia Radio Television of Serbia RTS Rudis #01
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Radio Television of Slovakia RTVS Josh #03
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia Radio-Television Slovenia RTVSLO Italix #01
Flag of Spain Spain Spanish Radio-Television RTVE Dylan #01
Flag of Sweden Sweden Sveriges Television SVT Vaios #01
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR William #02
Flag of Turkey Turkey Turkish Radio and Television Corporation TRT B3stbeast #01
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine UA:PBC Jakub #02
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom British Broadcasting Corporation BBC George #01

Former members Edit

The following table lists the countries that are no longer eligible to participate in the contest.

Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. From To
Åland Islands Åland Islands TV Åland TVÅ #08 #27
Flag of Algeria Algeria Entreprise nationale de télévision ENTV #13 #53
Flag of Egypt Egypt Egyptian Radio and Television Union ERTU #15 #52
England England British Broadcasting Corporation England BBC England #03 #44
Greenland Greenland Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa KNR #02 #31
Jordan Jordan Jordan Radio and Television Corporation JRTV #16 #27
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Public Radio and Television Corporation KTRK #17 #17
Flag of Libya Libya Libya National Channel LNC #11 #34
Flag of Morocco Morocco Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision SNRT #12 #53
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland British Broadcasting Corporation Northern Ireland BBC NI #06 #44
Palestine Palestine Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation PBC #14 #31
Scotland Scotland British Broadcasting Corporation Scotland BBC Scotland #03 #43
Syria Syria General Organization of Radio and Television Syria ORTAS #25 #37
Tajikistan Tajikistan Television of Tajikistan TVT #15 #15
Flag of Tunisia Tunisia Établissement de la radiodiffusion-télévision tunisienne RTTT #13 #34
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Turkmen Television TTV #15 #19
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan MRTK #16 #44
Vatican City Vatican City Vatican Radio VR #04 #27
Wales Wales British Broadcasting Corporation Wales BBC Wales #05 #44

CouncilEdit

The OEBU Council is a congress of the heads of delegations of different countries of the Own European Broadcasting Union to discuss each edition's planning, to accept entries of the participating countries and to discuss general rules and standards of the Own Eurovision Song Contest.

This list shows the current and former permanent or temporary members of the OEBU council. Head members are written in bold. The council has currently five permanent members and one temporary member, traditionally the winning Head of Delegation of the previous edition.

Permanent members Edit

Current members
  • Spain Adrià (September 2018–present)
  • Moldova Mihai (April 2012–present)

Former members
  • Lithuania Edvinas (January 2015–May 2015)
  • Greece George (April 2016–December 2019)
  • Germany Julian (August 2016–December 2019)
  • Greece Lefteris (December 2017–December 2019)
  • Bulgaria Nicky (October 2015–December 2015)
  • Slovakia Rick (December 2015–February 2016)
  • Ireland William (February 2017–December 2019)

Temporary members Edit

  • Romania Alexandru (March 2020–present)
  • Spain Alexito (February 2019–March 2020)
  • Cyprus Dimitris (September 2018-February 2019)
  • United Kingdom Alex (February 2017–August 2018)
  • Poland Michal (August 2017–March 2018)
  • Norway Torbjørn (May 2017–August 2017)
  • Estonia Mark (October 2016–February 2017)

See also Edit

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