TV PROGRAMME  • Department / Unit Eurovision News Media

Eurovision Debate

The 2019 Eurovision Debate will be broadcast live from the European Parliament in Brussels on 15 May 2019 at 21:00 CET. This is the second edition of the Eurovision Debate.

In May 2014, the first Eurovision Debate made broadcasting history by creating the first-ever live televised debate between the 5 main candidates running to be the next president of the European Commission. This second edition of the Eurovision Debate will reiterate the exercise, again bringing democratic political debate to a pan-European level.

The Eurovision Debate 2019 will increase its focus on social media to bring the people of Europe together not only via traditional media but also online to stimulate a debate across borders around issues that are topical for the next European elections.

The Eurovision Debate is a collaborative project with our Members and a clear reflection of our public service values.

A member-led Editorial Board not only ensures the involvement and engagement of Members, but also underscores and reinforces our editorial independence and reliability in a competitive media environment.

The debate on social media

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Jeroen Depraetere
Head of TV
+41 22 717 2191