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Eurovision anthem contest for EBU’s 70th anniversary

The EBU has an interesting prize for the winner!

Happy birthday! On Wednesday, 12 February, the European Broadcasting Union celebrated its 70th anniversary. The EBU announced a competition especially for this birthday. Do you want to participate? Then read this article for further instructions!

Creative competition with the Eurovision anthem

We all know the Te Deum in the meantime, the piece of music that makes blood flow faster for every Eurovision fan. The EBU gives everyone the chance to redesign the Te Deum. How? Play the anthem on spoons, do it as rap, folk, opera, make-up or drum and bass. Go solo, improvise a choir, go vocal, local or global – it’s your call. The most important thing is that you can let your creative mind work in full mode.

Have you forgotten what the Te Deum by Marc-Antoine Charpentier sounds like? Then listen here!

Where to hand in your video?

Entries must be posted on Instagram in the form of a video (of 60 seconds or less), between 12 February and 1 April 2020, using hashtag #EBU70contest and tagging @ebu_hq.

The winning entry will be selected towards the end of April. The contest is open to people over 18 years old – check the rules first.

What’s there to win?

The European Broadcasting Union prepared an interesting prize for Eurovision fans.

  • 2 tickets to the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam
  • Hotel accommodation on the night of the Grand Final (16 May 2020)
  • Reimbursement up to CHF 800 (around 750 EUR) for travel expenses (including two flights within Europe)

Are you going to participate in this contest? Let us know below or on social media @ESCXTRA!

Aline van Rossem

Small town girl in a big arcade. In love with the Eurovision Song Contest since Alexander Rybak's win in 2009. Favourite ESC songs ever? Love Shine A Light and Arcade!

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