The Own American Broadcasting Association (OABA) is an association of public service media entities, with its headquarters located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was established on 19 May 2017. In the present, 50 nations are active members of the association.

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


There are currently 50 active members of the Own American Broadcasting Association. The newest members of the OABA are American Samoa and Montserrat, who joined the union in May 2020. Also in May 2020 Antenne Créole Guyane, the previous broadcasting channel of French Guiana closed, a new broadcasting channel joined the OABA, thus making the debut of Guyane La Première. The current council members are Brazil, French Guiana and Puerto Rico.

Current members Edit

Color key
     Council member
     Current host
Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. HoD Edition
Flag of American Samoa American Samoa KVZK-TV - Sylwia #09
Flag of Anguilla Anguilla Anguilla Television ATV Maxidt #04
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Broadcasting Service ABS Tom #01
Flag of Argentina Argentina Televisión Pública Argentina TPA Seb #01
Flag of Aruba Aruba Aruba Broadcasting Company ATV N/A #02
Flag of Bahamas Bahamas Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas BCB Vaios #02
Flag of Barbados Barbados Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation CBC Martin #01
Flag of Belize Belize Great Belize Television GBT Thomas #01
Flag of Bermuda Bermuda Bermuda Broadcasting Company BBC Redhayashi #02
Flag of Bolivia Bolivia Televisión Boliviana TVB Aussiegoomba #01
Flag of Brazil Brazil Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão SBT Domas #01
Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Caribbean Broadcast Network CBN Titlethenon #05
Flag of Canada Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CBC Dylan #01
Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Cayman International Television Network CITN Shax #02
Flag of Chile Chile Televisión Nacional de Chile TVN Amanda #01
Flag of Colombia Colombia Radio Televisión Nacional de Colombia RTVC Italix #01
Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica Sistema Nacional de Radio y Televisión de Costa Rica SINART Anton #01
Flag of Cuba Cuba Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión ICRT Mark #01
Flag of Curacao Curaçao TeleCuraçao PJC-TV Josejtdfan #02
Flag of Dominica Dominica Dominica Broadcasting Corporation DBS Gabrielmattalex #01
Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Corporación Estatal de Radio y Televisión CERTV Jmain #01
Flag of Ecuador Ecuador Televisión y Radio de Ecuador RTVE Jacob #01
Flag of El Salvador El Salvador Telecorporación Salvadoreña TCS Marcos #01
Flag of French Guiana French Guiana Guyane La Première Guyane La 1ère Ivo #09
Flag of Greenland Greenland Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa KNR Iseendale #01
Flag of Grenada Grenada Grenada Broadcasting Network GBN Adamantios #01
Flag of Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Télévision GTV Chhunter #02
Flag of Guam Guam Public Broadcasting Service Guam PBS Guam Euu #08
Flag of Guatemala Guatemala Radio y Televisión de Guatemala RTG Axisv #01
Flag of Guyana Guyana National Communications Network NCN Kinoshita #01
Flag of Haiti Haiti Télévision Nationale d'Haïti TNH Juan #01
Flag of Honduras Honduras Televisión Nacional de Honduras TNH Jakub #01
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation JBC Basil #01
Flag of Martinique Martinique Télé Martinique TVM Fuerteesc #06
Flag of Mexico Mexico Sistema Público de Radiodifusión del Estado Mexicano SPR Arguello #01
Flag of Montserrat Montserrat Peoples Television PTV Joshua #09
Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua Radio y Televisión de Nicaragua RTN QoM #01
Flag of Panama Panama Televisora Nacional de Radio y Televisión TVN 21Lavish #01
Paraguay Paraguay Televisión Pública Paraguay TV Paraguay Ferret #01
Flag of Peru Peru Televisión Perú TNPE Katrin #01
Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Public Broadcasting Corporation PRPBC Mihai #01
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis ZIZ Broadcasting Corporation ZIZ Greg #01
Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Daher Broadcasting System DBS Chante #01
Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Broadcasting Corporation SVGBC Leis #01
Flag of Suriname Suriname Surinaamse Televisie Stichting STVS Roy #01
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Television TTT Toby #01
Flag of United States United States American Broadcasting Company ABC Maxim #01
Flag of United States Virgin Islands United States Virgin Islands Virgin Islands TV VITV Andrew #03
Flag of Uruguay Uruguay Televisión Nacional Uruguay TNU William #01
Flag of Venezuela Venezuela Corporación Venezolana de Televisión VTV Alex Memphis #01

Council Edit

The OABA Council is a congress of the heads of delegations of different countries of the Own American Broadcasting Association to discuss each edition's planning, to accept entries of the participating countries and to discuss general rules and standards of the Own Americavision Song Contest.

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

Permanent members Edit

Current members
  • Lithuania Domas (February 2018–present)
  • Spain Ivo (August 2020–present)
  • Moldova Mihai (May 2017–present)

Former members
  • Netherlands Jens (May 2017–February 2018)
  • Germany Niklas (May 2017–February 2018)

Temporary members Edit

  • Israel Maxim (November 2017-February 2018; March 2020-July 2020)
  • Netherlands Mark (November 2019-March 2020)
  • Thailand Kinoshita (June 2019-November 2019)
  • Spain Marcos (March 2019-June 2019)
  • Poland Shax (November 2018-March 2019)
  • Australia Aussiegoomba (February 2018-October 2018)
  • Israel Tom (June 2017-November 2017)

See also Edit

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