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, 54 nations are active members of the association.

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

Members[edit | edit source]

There are currently 54 active members of the Own Eurovision Broadcasting Union. The current council members are Italy and Russia.

Current members[edit | edit source]

Color key
     Council member
     Current host
Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. HoD Edition
Flag of Albania.svg Albania Albanian Radio and Television RTSH Jmain #01
Flag of Andorra.svg Andorra Ràdio i Televisió d'Andorra RTVA Gabriel #01
Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia Public Television of Armenia ARMTV Alexandru #01
Flag of Austria.svg Austria Austrian Broadcasting ORF Pam #02
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan Public Television and Radio İCTI/İTV Axisv #04
Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus Belarusian Television and Radio Company BTRC Alex Heardman #04
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium Flemish Radio- and Television Network VRT Rethnas #01
Radio and Television of Belgian French RTBF
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina Radiotelevision of Bosnia & Herzegovina BHRT Chante #01
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria Bulgarian National Television BNT Hayley #01
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia Croatian Radiotelevision HRT Quentin #01
Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation CyBC Alex Memphis #01
Flag of Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic Czech Television ČT Barovka #01
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Danish Broadcasting Corporation DR Agni #01
Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia Estonian Public Broadcasting ERR Karol #03
Flag of Faroe Islands.svg Faroe Islands Broadcasting Faroe Islands KVF Thorir #07
Flag of Finland.svg Finland Finnish Broadcasting Corporation YLE Michal #04
Flag of France.svg France France Télévisions GRF Nic #05
Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia Georgian Public Broadcasting GBP Joshua #06
Flag of Germany.svg Germany German National Broadcasting ARD Katrin #02
Flag of Gibraltar.svg Gibraltar Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation GBC Josejtdfan #55
Flag of Greece.svg Greece Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation ERT Aussiegoomba #01
Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary Hungarian Television HU/MTV Selvin #03
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland National Broadcasting Service RÚV Seb #02
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann RTÉ Alexito #01
Flag of Israel.svg Israel Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation IPBC Tom #02
Flag of Italy.svg Italy Italian Radio-Television RAI Mihai #01
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Radio and Television Corporation RTRK Anton #08
Flag of Kosovo.svg Kosovo Radio Television of Kosovo RTK Mark #01
Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia Latvian Television LTV N/A #08
Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International LBCI Kostas #01
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein 1 Fürstentum Liechtenstein Television 1FLTV Arguello #04
Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania Lithuanian National Radio and Television LRT Euu #03
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg CLT Multi Media RTL Alper #06
Flag of Malta.svg Malta Public Broadcasting Services PBS Basil #01
Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova Teleradio-Moldova TRM Vukasin #01
Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco TMC Monte Carlo TMC Luiri #02
Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro Radio Television of Montenegro RTCG Hayashi #02
Flag of Netherlands.svg Netherlands Netherlands Public Broadcasting NPO Alexander #05
Flag of North Macedonia.svg North Macedonia Macedonian Radio-Television MRT Lewis #01
Flag of Norway.svg Norway Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation NRK Adamantios #02
Flag of Poland.svg Poland Polish Television TVP Dimitris #07
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal Radio and Television of Portugal RTP Domas #01
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Romanian Television TVR Cristian #01
Flag of Russia.svg Russia Channel One Russia C1R Adrià #01
Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino Radio-Television of San Marino SMRTV Greg #01
Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia Radio Television of Serbia RTS Fuerteesc #01
Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia Radio Television of Slovakia RTVS Josh #03
Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia Radio-Television Slovenia RTVSLO Ron #01
Flag of Spain.svg Spain Spanish Radio-Television RTVE Dylan #01
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden Sveriges Television SVT Vaios #01
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR William #02
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey Turkish Radio and Television Corporation TRT Roy #01
Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine UA:PBC Jakub #02
Flag of United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom British Broadcasting Corporation BBC George #01

Former members[edit | edit source]

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

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

Council[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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

See also[edit | edit source]

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