Germany: ARD confirms participation at Eurovision 2025

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 1,220 views

German broadcaster national broadcaster, ARD, has confirmed to ESCToday that Germany will compete at the 2025 Eurovision Song Contest in Switzerland.

Thus Germany joins Spain, Denmark and Belgium in the list of countries who have so far confirmed their participation at the forthcoming 2025 Eurovision edition.

ARD is yet to determine the mechanism Germany will use to select the 2025 Germany act and entry. More details regarding the German Eurovision 2025 plan of action are expected to be unveiled in due time.

Germany in Eurovision

Germany debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and is one of the founder members of the competition. The country has won the competition twice (1982, 2010) and succesfully has hosted the event thrice (Frankfurt 1958, Munich 1983, Dusseldorf 2011).

Germany has participated 66 times at the Eurovision Song Contest and has only missed out once when it was relegated in 1996. In 1996 a special audio semi-final was held for the Eurovision edition in Oslo, Germany was one of  the non-qualifying nations along with Denmark, Israel, Russia, Hungary, Romania and North Macedonia (FYR Macedonia).

Isaak represented Germany at the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo with his entry ‘Always On the Run’ achieving a 12th place in the Grand Final.

Source: ESCToday
Photo credit: EBU