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Official Host Broadcaster


The Romanian Public Television is the official host broadcaster for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The Romanian Public Television operates four national channels – TVR 1, TVR2, TVR 3, TVR HD and two international channels – TVR International and TVR Moldova. In addition, TVR five regional stations, covering the main areas in the country – TVR Cluj, TVR Craiova, TVR Iaşi, TVR Timişoara, TVR Târgu Mureş. TVR is an official member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).

TVR’S production is the most diversified in the whole Romanian  audio visual landscape : news and current affairs, live transmissions of major cultural and sports events, international festivals, films, documentaries, cultural programs, programs for minorities.

The Romanian Public Television is steadily involved in news production for an up-to-date coverage of major events. The official host broadcaster for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will provide accredited media with free of charge audiovisual material in broadcast quality (HD) from informal ministerial meetings, the Summit in Sibiu and other high-level events taking place in Romania. Audiovisual material will be broadcast via EbS, the European Union’s TV information service, via satellite and can be downloaded in real time.

The live feed of the audiovisual material can be received in the media booths and the SNG parking spaces at the main conference and media center at The Palace of Parliament (Bucharest) and at the National Bank of Romania (Bucharest), also at the Summit media center (Sibiu). In order to download and use audiovisual content on-site, please contact the official host broadcaster hostbroadcaster@tvr.ro or at the information desk in the press centre.

TVR  will provide the following audiovisual material on informal Council meetings:

  • arrivals of the ministers from a position outside the main entrance
  • doorsteps -short statements before the start of a meeting in the original language
  • handshakes (welcome by the host) in the original language
  • tour-de-table – before the beggining of the meeting
  • family photo
  • Romanian Presidency press conference, other ministerial press conferences and briefings as per the official programme

TVR will supply live coverage and edited highlighted packages of events. Additional broadcasting requirements should be notified to the host broadcaster and will incur charges.

TVR is the first host broadcaster that provides a VOXBOX studio on location in Bruxelles, in the EU Council Building Justus Lipsius, in the Atrium, for live and recorded TV productions. The services will be provided free of charge, on a first come first served basis.