EurovisionMalmö 2024

EBU issues statement on Eurovision 2024 incidents

In the aftermath of a controversial Eurovision Song Contest 2024, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has issued a statement regarding the incidents that occurred during the contest held in Malmö, Sweden.

EBU statement about Eurovision Song Contest 2024

The statement reported by The Mirror and Irish Independent confirms that the EBU will review the events that occurred in Malmö, Sweden. These discussions will take place on a case by case basis at the upcoming reference group meeting. The statement can be read in full below:

We regret that some delegations at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö didn’t respect the spirit of the rules and the competition both on-site and during their broadcasts. We spoke to a number of delegations during the event regarding various issues that were brought to our attention. The EBU’s governing bodies will, together with the heads of delegations, review the events surrounding the ESC in Malmö to move forward in a positive way and to ensure the values of the event are respected by everyone. Individual cases will be discussed by the event’s governing body, the Eurovision Song Contest Reference Group made up of representatives from participating broadcasters, at its next meeting.

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