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Host Broadcaster

RTV Slovenija (the Slovenian Public Broadcaster) is the Host Broadcaster for the Slovenian Presidency of the EU, and will provide audio-visual material on informal ministerial meetings, meetings with EU institutions, meetings with third countries and individual conferences taking place in Slovenia provide free of charge to any interested radio stations and television channels.

On its web site external link, RTV Slovenia offers audio and video recordings of meetings and chairpersons' activities in Slovenia (meetings at Brdo etc.), as well as recordings of meetings chaired by Slovenian ministers abroad, including any potential statements. All video and audio recordings are broadcast/news quality and equipped with dope sheets. All interested parties (radio and TV programme editorial boards and agencies) can access them directly at the following addresses: and The required user name and password can be obtained through registration with Mrs. Mateja Malnar (e-mail: The use of materials is free of charge, the copyright being covered for use between 1 January 2008 and 1 August 2008. After this period, the material becomes the property of the Government Communication Office.

The Host Broadcaster will also provide technical support, and will manage the reservation of radio and TV booths for individual events if required. All the booths provided for booking will be fitted as standard by the Slovenian Presidency, and made available free of charge.

The standard fitting for TV booths includes one LAN access point, one digital telephone line with telephone, one CCTV monitor, 220V electricity supply, two desks and four chairs.

The standard fitting for radio booths includes one ISDN access point, one LAN access point, one digital telephone line with telephone, one CCTV monitor, 220V electricity supply, one desk and two chairs.

Any additional requirements (for example, receiving a pool signal) should be notified to the Host Broadcaster and will be charged to the account of the requesting stations or channels.

Parking spaces for broadcast trucks (SNG's) will be provided at individual event venues, and allocated by the Host Broadcaster.

The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) will also be present at certain events. In this case, interested TV stations will be serviced by means of cooperation between the EBU and RTV SLO. Services for radio institutions are provided exclusively by RTV Slovenija.

Contacts for the Host Broadcaster:

Marko Petretic


Marko Petretič
Mobile: + 386 41 697 295

Igor Otavnik


Igor Otavnik
Mobile: + 386 41 613 468


Contact for the European Broadcasting Union:

Francesca Scott


Francesca Scott
Eurovision News Producer
Eurovision Products & Services
Phone: +41 22 717 2840
Mobile: +41 79 774 8988
Fax: +41 22 747 4980

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Date: 02.01.2008