The international jury, along with a special panel and the public, will cast their vote in the German national selection for Eurovision. All members of the international panel have previously been part of national juries for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Who is part of the international panel in Germany?
The international panel in Germany includes artists that have previously participated in the Eurovision Song Contest:
Henrik Johnsson is a producer and previously worked on the Swedish national selection for Eurovision, Melodifestivalen.
Rafailas Karpis is an opera singer from Lithuania. He performs with the National Theatre for Opera and Ballet and has appeared on stage in Finland, Sweden, the USA, France and Slovenia.
Anca Lupes is one of the most experienced professionals in Romania's music industry. She has worked for the press, radio and TV as well as concert promoters and record companies.
Florent Luyckx is from The Netherlands and is Managing Director of the Q-Group and responsible for the Belgian/Dutch radio stations Q-Music and JOE FM.
Maria Marcus divides her time between Sweden and Spain. Her songs and productions have sold over four million copies worldwide, including work done on the top-selling albums in Spain and Japan.
Gore Melian is an award-winning singer, songwriter and producer from Armenia. He previously participated in the Cypriot national selection for Eurovision.
Rennie Mirro is from Sweden and has appeared in several musicals across the country.
Helga Möller represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986, the country's debut, and was part of the group ICY.
Ruth Lorenzo Pascual represented Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 with Dancing In The Rain.
The German national selection for Eurovision 2018, Unser Lied für Lissabon, will take place on Thursday 22nd February at 20:15 CET.