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The Own Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (OABU) is an alliance of public service media organisations, established on 15 May 2015 and has its administrative headquarters in Sydney, Australia. The organisation is made up of 55 countries. Active members of the association are able to participate in the Own Asiavision Song Contest.

MembersEdit

There are currently 55 active members of the Own Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. The newest member of the OABU is Kiribati, who joined the union in June 2020. The current council members are Australia, India and Thailand.

Current members Edit

Color key
     Council member
     Current host
Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. HoD Edition
Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan Radio Television Afghanistan RTA Italix #03
Flag of Australia Australia Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC Mihai #01
Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation BRTC Alex Memphis #14
Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh Television BTV Redhayashi #09
Flag of Bhutan Bhutan Bhutan Broadcasting Service BBS Thomas #08
Flag of Brunei Brunei Radio Television Brunei RTB Superjonno #01
Flag of Cambodia Cambodia National Television of Kampuchea TVK Shax #10
Flag of China China China Central Television CCTV Adrià #01
Flag of East Timor East Timor Radio-Televisão Timor Leste RTTL Shanfachai #10
Flag of Fiji Fiji Fiji Television FBC Mark #06
Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia Tahiti Nui Television TNTV Jmain #18
Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Radio Television Hong Kong RTHK Jakub #01
Flag of India India Doordarshan DDI Domas #01
Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Television of the Republic of Indonesia TVRI William #01
Flag of Iran Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting IRIB Aussiegoomba #05
Flag of Iraq Iraq Iraqi Media Network IMN Alexandru #01
Flag of Japan Japan Japan Broadcasting Corporation NHK Katrin #01
Flag of Jordan Jordan Jordan Radio and Television Corporation JRTV Ferret #02
Flag of Kiribati Kiribati Broadcasting and Publications Authority BPA Fuerteesc #24
Flag of Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait Television KTV Joshua #14
Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Public Radio and Television Corporation KTRK QoM #01
Flag of Laos Laos Lao National Television LNTV Kinoshita #01
Flag of Macau Macau Teledifusão de Macau TDM Lamboh #11
Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Radio & Television of Malaysia RTM Axisv #01
Flag of Maldives Maldives Television Maldives TVM Llemian #07
Flag of Mongolia Mongolia Mongolian National Broadcaster MNB Orhxn #01
Flag of Myanmar Myanmar Myanmar Radio and Television MRTV Titlethenon #01
Flag of Nepal Nepal Nepal Television NTV Josejtdfan #01
Flag of New Caledonia New Caledonia CanalSat Calédonie CSC Chante #21
Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Television New Zealand TVNZ Jacob #01
Flag of North Korea North Korea Korean Central Television KCTV Sylwia #06
Flag of Oman Oman Sultanate of Oman Television SOT Martin #14
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation PBC Syr #01
Flag of Palestine Palestine Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation PBC Greg2001 #07
Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea National Broadcasting Corporation of Papua New Guinea NBC/PNG Vaios #01
Flag of Philippines Philippines People's Television Network PTNI Gregory #03
Flag of Qatar Qatar Qatar Media Corporation QMC Seb #10
Flag of Samoa Samoa Samoa Broadcasting Corporation SBC Leis #18
Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Broadcasting Corporation SAB/SAR Gabriel #07
Flag of Singapore Singapore Media Corporation of Singapore Mediacorp Amanda #03
Flag of Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation SIBC Danny #14
Flag of South Korea South Korea Korean Broadcasting System KBS Marcos #01
Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation SLBC Euu #01
Flag of Syria Syria Syrian Arab Television and Radio Broadcasting Commission SATRBC Adamantios #01
Flag of Taiwan Taiwan Taiwan Television TTV Iseendale #01
Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan Televizioni Tojikiston TVT Dylan #02
Flag of Thailand Thailand National Broadcasting Services of Thailand NBT Ivo #01
Flag of Tonga Tonga Tonga Broadcasting Commission TBC Juan #15
Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan State Committee of Turkmenistan for Television, Radio Programs and Cinematography TTV Anthony #01
Flag of Tuvalu Tuvalu Tuvalu Media Department TMD Andrew #23
Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Middle East Broadcasting Center MBC Basil #01
Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan MRTK Alexander #11
Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation VBTC TheChill #21
Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Television VTV Arguello #01
Flag of Yemen Yemen Yemen Television YTV Anton #12


Council Edit

The OABU Council is a congress of the heads of delegations of different countries of the Own Asia-Pacific 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 Asiavision 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 (January 2018–present)
  • Spain Ivo (August 2020–present)
  • Moldova Mihai (April 2015–present)


Temporary members Edit

  • Hong Kong Ron (August 2020-present)
  • Spain Marcos (October 2019-January 2020; April 2020-August 2020)
  • Netherlands Alexander (January 2020-April 2020)
  • Russia Anton (June 2019-October 2019)
  • Philippines Martin (June 2019)
  • Thailand Kinoshita (January 2019-June 2019)
  • Serbia Alexandar (June 2018-January 2019)
  • Netherlands Jens (January 2018-June 2018)
  • Spain Adrià (June 2015-July 2015; October 2017-December 2017)
  • El Salvador Selvin (July 2016-October 2017)
  • Netherlands Bas (March 2017-July 2017)
  • Greece Apostolis (December 2016-March 2017)
  • United States Greg (August 2016-December 2016)
  • United Kingdom Alex (July 2016-August 2016)
  • United States Ashley (May 2016-July 2016)
  • France Luiri (May 2016)
  • Germany Julian (November 2015-December 2015; March 2016-April 2016)
  • Lithuania Rytis (February 2016-March 2016)
  • Slovakia Rick (January 2016-February 2016)
  • Bulgaria Nicky (May 2015; December 2015-January 2016)
  • Serbia Nenad (August 2015-November 2015)
  • Macedonia Chris (July 2015-August 2015)
  • Germany Katrin (May 2015-June 2015)

See also Edit

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