EBU – After the amazing news of Italy’s return , Eurovision fans can expect more interesting revelations about possible debuts or returns of other countries as well. Today is the second day of the EBU’s General Assembly. Amongst other issues Qatars application for full EBU membership will be discussed. Full membership in the EBU and thus participation in the Eurovision Song Contest is possible to countries inside the broadcasting area of the EBU, which is bordering on the south by the parallel 30° North thus including parts of Northern Africa and the northern part of the Arabian peninsula, which makes Qatar eligible for participation. If accepted into the EBU they will probably send an entry to Düsseldorf.
Other issues are Liechtenstein’s 1FLTV (we reported) and Hungary’s Duna TV, which have applied for EBU membership and are expected to send entries to the contest if their applications are accepted. For Liechtenstein it would be the debut in the contest and for Hungary the return with a different broadcaster.
Stay tuned for more information!
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