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Eurovision Presidential Debate 2019

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

The European Broadcasting Union is producing the Eurovision EU Election Debate, live from the European Parliament in Brussels on 15 May 2019 at 21:00 CET. This is the second edition of the Eurovision Debate. This 90-minute production is offered free-of-charge.

General Information

Event number: 44527
Date: 14/05 - 15/06/2019

Booking contact

+41 22 717 29 00
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Overview

The European Broadcasting Union is producing the Eurovision Presidential Debate, live from the European Parliament in Brussels on 15 May 2019 at 21:00 CET. This is the second edition of the Eurovision Debate. 

This 90-minute production is offered free-of-charge.

The discussion will be mainly in English but simultaneous interpretation for all 24 official EU languages will be available: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish and Swedish.

The following six lead candidates running to be President of the European Commission ("Spitzenkandidaten") will discuss during the EU Elections debate:

  • Nico CUÉ, European Left (EL)
  • Ska KELLER, European Green Party (EGP)
  • Jan ZAHRADIL, Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE)
  • Margrethe VESTAGER, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
  • Manfred WEBER, European People’s Party (EPP)
  • Frans TIMMERMANS, Party of European Socialists (PES)

The live debate will be moderated by TV anchors Markus Preiss (ARD WDR), Emilie Tran-Nguyen (France Télévisions) and Annastiina Heikkilä (Yle).

 


Host Broadcaster

European Broadcasting Union/Union Européenne de Radiotélévision

Rights owner

Contacts
Jeroen DEPRAETERE
+41 22 717 21 91

Programme and timings

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