Luxembourg: Ready to host Eurovision 2025!

A few days before the Eurovision 2024 selection process announcement, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg again commented on the return of the Grand Duchy to the contest.

Xavier Bettel who is in addition to Prime Minister and Minister of Media and Communications gave an interview to RTL about the return of this small nation of Central Western Europe to the Eurovision Song Contest. He believes that Eurovision offers the possibility for Luxembourg to increase its international visibility and develop its creative and music industry.

In addition, Mr. Bettel confirmed that in the event of Luxembourg winning by returning in 2024, the country is ready to host the contest in 2025. For Xavier Bettel, hosting the Eurovision Song Contest would be positive for Luxembourg as it would offer huge opportunities for the touristic industry in the country.

Regarding participation in Eurovision 2024, the Prime Minister revealed additional details ahead of the official announcements expected on 3 July. He explained that the representative should have a “Luxembourgish cultural background”. This comment implies that artists from outside Luxembourg’s borders can also represent the country in Sweden.

The last participation of Luxembourg was in 1993 in Millstreet of Ireland when the small nation was represented by the group Modern Times and the song “Donne-moi une chance”sung in French and Luxembourgish. At the end of the show the country finished 20th with only 11 points.


Source: RTL

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