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The European Broadcasting Union (EBU;FrenchUnion mondiale de radio-télévision,UWR) is an alliance ofpublic service media entities, established on 12 February 1950.Most EBU states are part of this organisation and therefore EBU has been subject to supranational legislation and regulation. It also hosted debates between candidates for the Europa Commission presidency for the 2014 parliamentary elections but is unrelated to the institution itself. It is best known for producing the Europa Song Contest

Members

See also: Heads of Delegations

Active members

There are currently fifty active members of the European Broadcasting Union.

Color key
     Council member
     Current host
Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. HoD Edition
Flag of Albania Albania Radio Televizioni Shqiptar RTSH Josh #01
Flag of Andorra Andorra Ràdio i Televisió d'Andorra RTVA Juan #03
Flag of Armenia Armenia Armenian Radio-Television AMRTV Hayastantzi #01
Flag of Australia Australia Special Broadcasting Service SBS NVSCFanph #06
Flag of Austria Austria Austrian Broadcasting ORF Dylan #02
Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Television AzTV Listen and Play #02
Flag of Belarus Belarus Belarusian Television and Radio Company BTRC KFIR #01
Flag of Belgium Belgium Canvas Syr #01
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H Radiotelevision of Bosnia & Herzegovina BHRT Aleks #04
Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgarian National Television BNT Axis #01
Flag of Croatia Croatia Croatian Radiotelevision HRT B3stbeats #01
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation RIK / CyBC Arguello #01
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Czech Television ČT Jakub #01
Flag of Denmark Denmark Denmark's Radio DR Streamrunner #01
Flag of Estonia Estonia Eesti Rahvusringhääling ERR Thomas (FR) #01
Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Kringvarp Føroya KVF Sebber #01
Flag of Finland Finland Finnish Broadcasting Corporation YLE Soumpouros #01
Flag of France France France Télévisions GRF Roy #01
Flag of FYR Macedonia FYR Macedonia Macedonian Radio-Television MRT Aussie #02
Flag of Georgia Georgia Georgian Public Broadcaster GPB ESC HK #04
Flag of Germany Germany North German Broadcasting NDR Toby #01
Flag of Greece Greece Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation ERT Apostolis #01
Flag of Hungary Hungary Duna TV Quentin #02
Flag of Iceland Iceland Ríkisútvarpið Sjónvarp RÚV George #02
Flag of Ireland Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann RTÉ Grace #01
Flag of Israel Israel Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation IPBC Tom #01
Flag of Italy Italy Italian Radio-Television RAI Greg #01
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan National Television of Kazakhstan NTK Martin #01
Flag of Latvia Latvia Latvijas Televīzija LTV Alper #02
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation LBC Sardinha #02
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 1 Fürstentum Liechtenstein Television 1FLTV Kenny #03
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Lithuanian National Radio and Television LRT Eurovisionfan #01
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg CLT Multi Media RTL Lisa #03
Flag of Malta Malta Public Broadcasting Services PBS Dominic #02
Flag of Moldova Moldova Teleradio-Moldova TRM Cedric #01
Flag of Monaco Monaco TMC Monte Carlo TMC Pounce #01
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Radio Television of Montenegro RTCG Shiny Hunter #04
Flag of Morocco Morocco La deuxième Télévision 2M TV Basil #03
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Netherlands Public Broadcasting AVROTROS Luxas #01
Flag of Norway Norway Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation NRK Thomas #01
Flag of Poland Poland Polish Television TVP Niko #02
Flag of Portugal Portugal Radio and Television of Portugal RTP Julian #01
Flag of Romania Romania Televiziunea Română TVR El Catracho #01
Flag of Russia Russia Russia 1 - Proggj #01
Flag of San Marino San Marino Radio-Television of San Marino SMRTV Mark #02
Flag of Serbia Serbia Radio Television of Serbia RTS Fultz #01
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Jednotka Europemelfest #02
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia Radio-Television Slovenia RTVSLO JMLiNN #02
Flag of Spain Spain Spanish Television TVE NarJagBlundar #01
Flag of Sweden Sweden Sveriges Television SVT Ari #01
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR Michal #03
Flag of Turkey Turkey Turkish North Vision TNV Vaggelis #01
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine National Television Company of Ukraine NTU Kinoshita #01
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom British Broadcasting Corporation BBC Darell #01

Council

The EBU Council is a congress of the heads of delegations of different countries of the 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 Europa Song Contest.

Members

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

Current members

  • Flag of Greece George (January 2017–present)
  • Flag of Philippines Nvscfanph (May 2018-present)
  • Flag of Poland Jakub (July 2018-present)

Former members

  • Flag of Czech Republic Toby (May 2018-August 2018)

EBU Competitions

The EBU holds contests where only its members can participate.

Europa Song Contest

The Europa Song Contest, often shortened ESC, is a song contest on Youtube held among the members of the European Broadcasting Union since December 2016 and is inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest. The current and official ESC executive supervisor is George Rospier,

Junior Europa Song Contest

The Junior Europa Song Contest, often shortened JESC, is a song contest on Youtube held among the members of the European Broadcasting Union since April 2017 and is inspired by the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The contest is the junior pendant for the Europa Song Contest.