Eurovision 2023: UK officially announced as host on behalf of Ukraine


That UK officially has has been confirmed to host Eurovision 2023 After the victory, Ukraine will no longer be able to host.

in a (n EBU press release previously published, it was announced that this decision was taken after exploring the possibility of hosting the competition in Ukraine and regrettably concluded that this was not possible for security reasons.

As a result of these discussions, the BBC came second in the Competition 2022was invited by the EBU to act as host broadcaster for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest.

Ukraine cannot host Eurovision 2023

As the winning country in 2022, Ukraine will automatically qualify for the Grand Final of the upcoming competition along with the so-called β€œBig 5” (the countries that financially contribute the most to the competition: France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom).

“We are extremely grateful that the BBC has agreed to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in the UK,” said Martin Γ–sterdahl, Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest.

β€œThe BBC has hosted for other winning countries four times before. Continuing this tradition of solidarity, we know that next year’s competition will showcase the creativity and skill of one of Europe’s most experienced public broadcasters, while ensuring that this year’s winners, Ukraine, are celebrated and represented throughout the event. ”

Mykola Chernotytskyi, CEO of UA:PBC added:

β€œThe 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will not be held in Ukraine, but in support of Ukraine. We are grateful to our BBC partners for showing solidarity with us. I am confident that together we will be able to bring the Ukrainian spirit to this event and once again unite all of Europe around our common values ​​of peace, support, celebration of diversity and talent.”

It was also announced that representatives from UA: PBC will be working with the BBC to develop and implement the Ukrainian elements of next year’s shows. Eurovision 2023: UK officially announced as host on behalf of Ukraine

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