The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has officially kicked off the accreditation system for the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest today. Media professionals who would like to attend the event have the opportunity to apply for press accreditation (P). A limited number of fan accreditations (F) is available as well.
The accreditation period will run until April 25th at 23:59 CET. Applications must be made through the Eurovision Family Accreditation System. Your application will be reviewed by the Head of Press of the participating broadcaster of your country, or by the EBU if you come from a non-participating country.
The EBU provides an in-depth description of both types of accreditation here.Press Accreditation (category P) is meant to be a working tool to be used by media professionals only, while fans can apply for a total of 390 accreditations assigned to them. You can apply for your accreditation here.