Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest


Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest

Infobox Eurovision country
Name = Luxembourg



Member station = RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg
National selection event =
ESC apps = 38
ESC first = 1956
ESC best = 1st, 1961, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1983
ESC worst = last, 1958,1960,1970
Website =
EBU page = http://www.eurovision.tv/index/main?page=67&country=13

Luxembourg was one of the countries to participate in the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. It has also been one of the most successful, having won the contest a total of 5 times. Luxembourg quit the contest in 1994 after a run of bad placing in the late 80s and early 90s.

In 2004, RTL were to return to Eurovision after an absence of 11 years. [cite web|url=http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/1474|title=Luxembourg back in Eurovision next year?|publisher=esctoday.com|date=2003-04-22|accessdate=2003-04-22] However, after monetary issues with, Luxembourg withdrew. [cite web|url=http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/1871|title=Luxembourg might withdraw again from Eurovision|publisher=esctoday.com|date=2003-10-19|accessdate=2003-10-19] [cite web|url=http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/1891|title=Luxembourg won't participate in 2004|publisher=esctoday.com|date=2003-11-03|accessdate=2003-11-03] Strong rumours indicated that RTL would participate at the 2005 contest. [cite web|url=http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/2906|title=Luxembourg back in 2005?|publisher=esctoday.com|date=2004-01-29|accessdate=2004-01-29] However, RTL later decided against it, and said that they would "never" return. [cite web|url=http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/3221|title='Luxembourg never to return to the contest'|publisher=esctoday.com|date=2004-10-13|accessdate=2003-10-13]

In recent years the Luxembourg branch of OGAE has been campaigning for Luxembourg to return to the contest. In 2008, RTL later restated their lack of interest to return to the contest. [cite web|url=http://www.oikotimes.com/v2/index.php?file=articles&id=3618 |title=RTL not interested in Eurovision 2009|publisher=oikotimes.com|accessdate=2008-06-18] [cite web|url=http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/12087|title=Luxembourg: "No interest!"|publisher=esctoday.com|date=2008-06-12|accessdate=2008-06-12]

Contestants

Source: [cite web|url=http://www.eurovisioncovers.co.uk/xtlux.htm|title=Points to and from Luxembourg (1975-1993)|publisher="EurovisionRecords"|accessdate=2008-09-27]

Hostings

References


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