The Grand Broadcasting Union (GBU)is an alliance of public service media entities, established on the 19th December 2014. It is best known for producing the Grandvision Song Contest.

Members of the GBU are radio and television companies, most of which are government-owned public service broadcasters or privately owned stations with public service missions. Active Members come from as far north as Iceland and as far south as Egypt, from Ireland in the west and Azerbaijan in the east, and almost every nation from geographical Europe in between. Associate Members are from countries and territories beyond Europe. Active Members are those paying GBU members meeting all technical criteria for full membership, whose states are either within the Grand Broadcating Area (GBA) Syria is an example of a country within the GBA not complying with all technical criteria for full membership, and thus it is currently only granted Associated Membership. The GBU's highest profile production is the Grandvision Song Contest, organised by its Grandvision Network .The theme music played before GBU broadcasts is John Newman's Love me Again.The GBU Council consists of some HoD´s that are:

Germany.png Kevin Fechner (December 2014 - present)
Ireland.png William Cahill (October 2015 - present)
France.png Luiri Sébastien (December 2015 - present)
Spain.png Aless de Macedo (March 2016 - present)
Lithuania.png Rytis Cvirka (March 2016 - present)
USA.pngSelvin Reyes (March 2016 - present)

Former GBU Members[edit | edit source]

Cyprus.png Andreas Tricomitis (December 2014-February 2015)
United Kingdom.png Matt Harrod (February 2015-April 2015)
Greece.png Manolis Marakis (December 2014 - March 2016)
Norway.png Torbjørn Helgesen (February 2015 - March 2016)



Active Broadcaster[edit | edit source]

Country Broadcasting organization Abbr. HoD
Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan İctimai Television İTV Dylan
Belgium.png Belgium Flemish Radio and Television Network VRT Rethnas
Denmark.png Denmark Denmark's Radio DR Tom
Estonia.png Estonia Eesti Rahvusringhääling EER Josh
Germany.png Germany

Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

ARD Rytis
Norddeutscher Rundfunk NDR
Hungary.png Hungary Médiaszolgáltatás-támogató és Vagyonkezelő Alap MTVA James
Ireland.png Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann RTÉ Llemian
Georgia.png Georgia Georgian Public Broadcaster GPB Vukasin
Greece.png Greece Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation ERT George
Lithuania.png Lithuania Lithuanian National Radio and Television LRT Julian
Malta.png Malta Public Broadcasting Services PBS Aless
Televixin Malta TVM
Monaco.png Monaco Télé Monte Carlo TMC Antony
Montenegro.png Montenegro Radio i Televizija Crne Gore RTCG Benino
Poland.png Poland Television Nowa TVN Max
Portugal.png Portugal Radio and Television of Portugal Internacional RTPi Max
Ukraine.png Ukraine National Television Company of Ukraine NTU Jens
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