So the interest in next year’s contest in Germany is growing. According to Oikiotimes 14 countries have confirmed their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.

  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Malta
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Azerbaijan

Andorra have confirmed that they will again be sitting out of the contest due to financial issues.

A number of countries have made noises about possible returning to the competition. Hungary could be represented by Duna TV after taking over the broadcast from Magyar Televízió.

Austria too is making noises about a possible return after a three year break as it is being hosted by their neighbour according to Der Standard (german)

Liechtenstein is also looking at making its debut next year as its national broadcaster 1FLTV is applying for EBU membership.

It will be interesting to see if Italy, Luxembourg, San Marino, Czech Republic and Montenegro return next year.