Still German for round with multiple candidates
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The German public will still own may determine who will represent their country in the Eurovision song contest in Sweden. That, the German officials said at a news conference.
The news about the preliminary round comes after the debacle on the internal selection of Xavier Naidoo. The German public was not happy that they were put out and also Naidoo was already under fire. Finally, it was decided to let the responsible broadcaster NDR singer at home. ARD distanced itself soon.
During a real Press Conference answered the questions of journalists about the brouhaha at ARD leaders. ‘ NDR has a error made, ‘ says President Lutz Marmor clear.
— ESC Deutschland (@eurovisionde) November 25, 2015
The biggest news that Marmor had to tell was about the new selection formula. The German candidate will still not internal chosen, but through a preliminary round with multiple candidates. For more details about that round are not there yet.