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20 Jun 2018
"Opening doors to magical new worlds": Euroradio's Palma Ars Acustica winner announced 
Meeting on the fringes of the Ars Acustica Plenary in Ljubljana on 14-16 June, the jury of the Prix Palma Ars Acustica (PAA) awarded this year's prize to the Swedish composer, sound artist and performer Hanna Hartman for her work CRUSH, commissioned by Swedish Radio P2 and premiered at the 2018 Art's Birthday.
18 Jun 2018
Summer Festivals – The music is as hot as the weather! 
Eagerly awaited by radio listeners every year, this series of highly concentrated live events from 11 June to 9 September offers classical music-lovers around 350 concerts and operas from all over Europe, showcasing such famous names as Bayreuth, the BBC Proms and the Salzburg Festival, not to mention the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Aix-en-Provence and Verbier.
28 May 2018
5th Executive Programme begins in Barcelona 
24 participants from 21 organisations are in Barcelona for the first part of the 5th edition of the EBU Academy's Executive Programme. The programme helps participants acquire the skills to build and implement...
25 May 2018
2018 Euroradio Folk Festival: Bigger and better than ever 
An all-horn orchestra from Russia, an ensemble that transforms traditional Korean rhythms and sounds into contemporary repertory, and Spanish musicians who interpret Galician folk on rock instruments: just some of the artists to be heard at the 39th annual Euroradio Folk Festival (EFF) on 26–28 May, where bands and artists redefine the frontiers of folk music through their ethno, jazz, traditional and crossover projects.
23 May 2018
186 million watch 2018 Eurovision Song Contest 
The Eurovision Song Contest, the world’s biggest live music event, was seen by over 185 million viewers in 2018.
17 May 2018
The art of storytelling will be key in merging traditional broadcast media and esports 
EBU Director of Sport, Stefan Kürten spoke of the potential partnerships between public service media and esports, at this week's THE SPOT conference in Lausanne
12 May 2018
Israel wins 63rd Eurovision Song Contest 
Israel has won the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Toy” performed by Netta. It's the 4th win for Israel who triumphed in 1978, 1979 and 1998. 26 countries took part in the Grand Final of the...
10 May 2018
63rd Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final line-up complete 
The 26 countries competing to win the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in the Grand Final on Saturday 12 May are now known, following two exciting Semi-Finals, hosted by Rádio e Televisão de Portugal...
03 May 2018
World Press Freedom Day: EBU DG Noel Curran calls for renewed efforts to ensure media freedom 
EBU Director General, Noel Curran has spoken at the UN in Geneva, and in Brussels, on the importance of continuing to fight for the protection of journalists to mark the 25th anniversary of World Press...
03 May 2018
World Press Freedom Day: Swedish Radio DG argues police need better tools to protect journalists 
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, EBU Executive Board Member and Swedish Radio DG Cilla Benkö argues that lawmakers should empower the police to better protect journalists. ...