Just a day before the grand final of Eurovision 2023, we get some exciting news from Luxembourg
The national broadcaster RTL Luxembourg has release an announcement.
Earlier today, the government has officially approved the participation of the country
As a member of the European Broadcasting Union, RTL Luxembourg (CLT-UFA) will be responsible for selecting the 2024 delegation – as well as a candidate to represent Luxembourg at the Contest.
Martin Österdahl, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest said:
We are thrilled to welcome back Luxembourg to the Eurovision Song Contest after 30 years. The country has one of the most successful records in the Contest with 5 wins in the first three decades of the competition alone. We very much look forward to working with RTL on their return to the world’s biggest live music event in 2024
Christophe Goossens, CEO of RTL Luxembourg, says:
“We are delighted that Luxembourg is returning to the Eurovision Song Contest – and even more excited that RTL Luxembourg will take on the exhilarating task of selecting the 2024 delegation. As a media company that is dedicated to the people of Luxembourg, we are looking forward to broadcasting the star-studded live shows. Viewers will be able to experience the Eurovision Song Contest in its full glory.”
Luxembourg In The Eurovision Song Contest
Luxembourg, although being the one of less populated in the continent, has an impressive record in the contest.
The last time the country participated was in 1993, with Donne singing “moi une chance“:
The country won in the contest 5 times: 1961,1965,1972, 1973, 1983.
The last time they won was 40 years ago (in 1983).
One of the most memorable moments is their exciting win in 1973 with Anne-Marie David performing “Tu Te Reconnaîtras”
Let’s take a look in their top 10 achievement in the contest:
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