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Luxembourg sets January date for televised national final

03 July 2023 at 10:00 CEST
A visit to Luxembourg Aleksander Cano
Broadcaster RTL has announced the launch of the selection process to find the act who will represent Luxembourg in the 68th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Earlier this year, it was revealed that 30 years after Luxembourg’s last participation in 1993, and 40 years after the country’s last win, the Grand Duchy will finally be making its return to the Eurovision Song Contest.

To do this they'll need a participant, and to find one they've announced a televised national final that will take place on Saturday 27 January at the Rockhal in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

As of today (Monday 3 July), RTL is inviting talented performers to apply via their website ( in one or more of three available categories. 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have reached the age of 16 by January 27, 2024
  • Be available and flexible between November 2023 and May 2024
  • Possess live singing abilities and feel at ease on a large stage

Applicants must also hold Luxembourgish nationality or have resided in Luxembourg for at least three consecutive years or exhibit a strong cultural involvement and proven connection with the Luxembourgish music scene. In the latter case, several criteria must be fulfilled, including active national engagement in musical practice, regular collaboration with recognized cultural institutions and actors within the Luxembourgish scene.

Applicants can submit a maximum of 3 songs, and the artist or group and the songwriter do not have to be identical for each song submitted.

There are no restrictions on chosen language.

In addition to the above requirements:

  • Singers or groups who do not have a song but wish to relate to a team of songwriters must upload a video containing a brief introduction and the performance of a song of their choice via the registration site by Sunday 16 July.
  • Otherwise the submission deadline is Sunday 1 October.

A panel of experts will select the songs and artists who will take part in the televised national final - the winner of which will have the privilege of representing the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in May 2024.