Welcome, colleagues!

The 61st Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, on 10, 12 and 14 May, 2016.

  • Deadline for song entry for the participating broadcasters: 14 March
  • Deadline to apply for media accreditation: 8 April
  • Opening of the Press Centre: 2 May
  • Welcome Reception & Red Carpet Ceremony: 8 May

Event accreditation

Media representatives can apply for accreditation as from 25 January, 14:00 CEST. The deadline to apply is 8 April, 23:59 CEST.

Apply for accreditation

Receiving press alerts

To receive press alerts, please sign up for our press list. You can do so in the settings of your MyEurovision account. To sign up for MyEurovision (free) click here.

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Using material

Logo and theme artwork

The use of the logo and the theme art of the Eurovision Song Contest is allowed for the EBU, the participating broadcasters and official sponsors. Media are allowed to use the logo and theme artwork in editorial context only, following the guidelines. No commercial use is permitted.

Video material

Online media are welcome to embed videos from the official YouTube channel of the Eurovision Song Contest. When using material in your own reports, you are allowed to use up to 30 seconds of each video and a total of 2 minutes per content item.

Photo material

Press photos are available free of charge. It is mandatory to credit the photographer in accordance with the copyright information provided with each image.

News access

Any broadcaster that does not hold audiovisual media rights (usually any non-participating broadcaster) shall be granted, upon request to the EBU, except where national law or regulation provides otherwise. You may use a total of two minutes of news access from each of the three live shows, free of charge for use in general news bulletins, broadcast within 24 hours of the Semi-Finals and the Final respectively.

Contact details

For general information about the Eurovision Song Contest, please contact our press office via [email protected] or +372 7120050. For questions about press accreditation, please contact [email protected].

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