December 1, 2022

The Eurovision Song Contest 2023 is coming to Liverpool – Retro Pop

The Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will take place in Liverpool, organizers have confirmed.

The show will be hosted by the UK on behalf of 2022 winners Ukraine and, having made the final two alongside Glasgow, the English city has been confirmed as hosts.

Eurovision Song Contest Executive Supervisor Martin Österdahl said: “Liverpool is the perfect place to host the 67th Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine.

“The city is synonymous with music and Liverpool Arena exceeds all requirements necessary to stage a global event of this scale.

“We were very impressed with the passion the city has shown in embracing the competition and their inclusive ideas to put last year’s winners, Ukraine, front and center when thousands of fans turn out next May. . ”

He added: “This will be the first Eurovision Song Contest to be held in the UK in 25 years and, as we work with our host broadcaster, the BBC, to celebrate Ukraine’s victory, this unique production promises to be very special. .”

Along with the announcement, the EBU released the official logo of the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, which contains the Ukrainian flag in the heart.

Mykola Chernotytskyi, Chair of the Board of UA:PBC, Ukraine’s public broadcaster, added: “It is symbolic that the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 is being held in Liverpool, a twin city of Odessa.

“The organization of a competition of this level poses super demanding requirements. I am convinced that the city recognized as the capital of pop music will know how to meet them in the best way and will offer the celebration of music that will amaze both the delegations and the Eurovision fans.

This comes after the British participant Sam Ryder finished second in the standings this year with his blow space man.