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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, 56 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 56 active members of the Own Eurovision Broadcasting Union. The newest member of the OEBU is Egypt, who joined the union in January 2013. 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 Radio Televizioni Shqiptar RTSH Niko #01
Flag of Algeria Algeria Public Establishment of Television ENTV Jm555 #13
Flag of Andorra Andorra Ràdio i Televisió d'Andorra RTVA Xmultivision #01
Flag of Armenia Armenia Public Television Company of Armenia ARMTV Alexandru #01
Flag of Austria Austria Österreichischer Rundfunk ORF Pam #02
Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan İctimai Television İCTI/İTV Axisv #04
Flag of Belarus Belarus National State Television and Radio Company of Belarus BTRC Alex Heardman #04
Flag of Belgium Belgium Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie VRT Rethnas #01
Radio and Television of Belgian French RTBF
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Javni Radio Televizijski servis Bosne i Hercegovine BHRT Fatih #01
Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Bâlgarska Nacionalna Televiizija BNT Hayley #01
Flag of Croatia Croatia Hrvatska Radiotelevizija HRT Quentin #01
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation CyBC Alex Memphis #01
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Česká televize ČT Barovka #01
Flag of Denmark Denmark Danish Broadcasting Corporation DR Agni #01
Flag of Egypt Egypt Egyptian Radio and Television Union ERTU Toby #15
Flag of Estonia Estonia Eesti Rahvusringhääling ERR Niall #03
Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Kringvarp Føroya KVF Aroharmy #07
Flag of Finland Finland Yleisradio YLE Michal #04
Flag of France France France Télévisions GRF QoM #05
Flag of Georgia Georgia Georgian Public Broadcasting GBP Kastrix #06
Flag of Germany Germany Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland ARD Katrin #02
Flag of Greece Greece Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation ERT Aussiegoomba #01
Flag of Hungary Hungary Hungarian Media Group HMG Selvin #03
Flag of Iceland Iceland Ríkisútvarpið RÚV Sebber #02
Flag of Ireland Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann RTÉ Alexito #01
Flag of Israel Israel Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation IPBC Tom #02
Flag of Italy Italy Radiotelevisione Italiana RAI Mihai #01
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Qazaqstan Radio and Television Corporation RTRK Anton #08
Flag of Kosovo Kosovo Radio Televizioni i Kosovës RTK Mark #01
Flag of Latvia Latvia Latvijas Televīzija LTV Jakub #08
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International LBCI Kostas #01
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Das Liechtensteiner Fernsehen 1FLTV Arguello #04
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Lietuvos Radijas ir Televizija LRT Minkozin #03
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg RTL Group RTL Alper #06
Flag of Malta Malta Public Broadcasting Services PBS Basil #01
Flag of Moldova Moldova Compania Națională "Teleradio-Moldova" TRM Qwertyqaz #01
Flag of Monaco Monaco Groupement de Radiodiffusion monégasque GRMC Luiri #02
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Radio i televizija Crne Gore RTCG Leis #02
Flag of Morocco Morocco Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision SNRT Roy #12
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Nederlandse Publieke Omroep NPO Alexander #05
Flag of North Macedonia North Macedonia Makedonska radio televizija MRT TheChill #01
Flag of Norway Norway Norsk Rikskringkasting NRK Julian #02
Flag of Poland Poland Telewizja Polska TVP Dimitris #07
Flag of Portugal Portugal Rádio e Televisão de Portugal RTP Domas #01
Flag of Romania Romania Televiziunea Română TVR Cristian #01
Flag of Russia Russia Channel One Russia C1R Adrià #01
Flag of San Marino San Marino San Marino RTV SMRTV Greg #01
Flag of Serbia Serbia Radiotelevizija Srbije RTS Rudis #01
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Radio and Television of Slovakia RTVS Josh #03
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia Radiotelevizija Slovenija RTVSLO Italix #01
Flag of Spain Spain Radiotelevisión Española RTVE Dylan #01
Flag of Sweden Sweden Sveriges Television och Radio Grupp STR Vaios #01
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR William #02
Flag of Turkey Turkey Türkiye Radyo-Televizyon Kurumu TRT B3stbeast #01
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine UA:PBC Robert #02
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom British Broadcasting Corporation BBC George #01

Past 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
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
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

  • Spain Alexito (February 2019–present)
  • 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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