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Luxembourg 2024: National selection on 27 January

Luxembourgish broadcaster RTL has revealed the plans for the selection of their artist and song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2024

One of the most successful countries in Eurovision with 5 victories, Luxembourg, will return to the contest after a 30-year absence.

Luxembourgish broadcaster RTL has just revealed how and when the next singer(s) and song for Eurovision will be selected.

The broadcaster has opened submissions for a national selection to be held on 27 January 2024 at the Rockhal in Esch/Belval, which will be broadcast live by RTL.

Press release from RTL

3 July 2023

Start of national preselection process

RTL is pleased to announce the launch of the selection process for the artist or group who will represent Luxembourg in the 68th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Starting today, RTL is looking for talented individuals ready to take on this challenge. Candidates can register through the official national Eurovision website,, in one or more of the three available categories.

To be eligible as a singer, candidates 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.
  • 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.

RTL is looking for:

  • Singers wishing to submit a song. Each artist or group can submit a maximum of three songs. The artist or group and the songwriter do not have to be identical for each song submitted. The submission deadline is set for October 1, 2023.
  • 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 16 July 2023.
  • National or international songwriters interested in collaborating with Luxembourgish talent.

There are several rules to be observed when composing songs:

  • The duration of the songs must not exceed three minutes.
  • The lyrics must not be plagiarized.
  • The songs must not have been published before September 1 of the year preceding the contest.
  • The choice of language(s) sung is free.
  • The song lyrics must not contain any discriminatory and/or political statements.

Following receipt of the applications, a panel of experts will select the singers, whose names will be announced by RTL. The finalists will then have the honor of participating in the grand national pre-selection, which will take place on January 27, 2024, at the Rockhal in Esch/Belval, which will be broadcast live by RTL.

The winner of this national preselection will have the privilege of representing the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which will make its comeback to the prestigious Eurovision Song Contest stage in Sweden in May 2024, after a 30-year absence.

Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest

Luxembourg has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 37 times and is one of the most successful countries in Eurovision with five victories:

Luxembourg 1973: Anne-Marie David - "Tu Te Reconnaîtras"
Luxembourg 1973: Anne-Marie David - "Tu Te Reconnaîtras"

Their last participation in Eurovision was in 1993, and after a 30-year absence they have announced that they will return to the contest in 2024.

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