Eurovision Song Contest 2023: Everything you need to know about this year’s Liverpool event
Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision: Where is it stored?
Liverpool Arena, Liverpool, UK.
This year’s slogan for the event is “United by Music” which represents the unique partnership between the UK, Ukraine and Host City Liverpool to bring the Eurovision Song Contest to a global audience and empower The incredible power of music brings communities together.
Traditionally, the winning country of the previous year will host the next contest, however, due to the ongoing war in the winning country, Ukraine, this is not possible.
Liverpool was selected after an intense municipal bidding process to inspect the facilities at the site; the ability to receive thousands of delegations, crews, fans and journalists; the infrastructure; and host City’s cultural proposal to reflect Ukraine’s victory in 2022.
The final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 takes place on Saturday, May 13.
The semi-finals will take place on Tuesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 11.
Who is presenting?
To be announced; but speculation surrounding AJ Odudu and Rylan Clark
Who is representing Ireland?
Lazy youth. The band consists of four friends, Conor O’Donohoe (keyboard/vocals) and David Whelan (vocals/guitars), Ed Porter (guitar/vocals) and Callum McAdam (drums), they formed together in 2016 in Dublin.
How many people will participate?
26 countries will participate, each offering an action.
Who won last year?
The Kalush Orchestra were the winners with their song Stafania, a ode to a mother, which became the first Eurovision winning song to feature rap.
This is an exceptional victory as Europe and Australia together deliver a clear message: the public is behind Ukraine by overwhelming numbers, leveling the scoreboard with a total of 439 points.
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This is an amazing feat with the maximum possible count being 468.
Who hosted last year?
Turin, Italy hosts the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, following rock band Måneskin’s victory in 2021.
Where can I buy a ticket?
More information on tickets will be released at the end of February.
There are actually nine shows that can be watched live – so choose your tickets carefully.
To be the first to know when tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 go on sale, you can subscribe to the official Eurovision Song Contest newsletter and subscribe to their social media channels.
What are the nine programs?
Semi-final 1: Tuesday, May 9: Live broadcast [Tuesday 9 evening]; Judges [Monday 8 evening]; Family program [Tuesday 9 afternoon].
Semi-final 2: Thursday 11 May: Live TV show [Thursday 11 evening]; Judges [Wednesday 10 evening]; Family program [Thursday 11 afternoon].
Finalist: Saturday 13th: Live TV show [Saturday 13 evening]; Judges [Friday 12 evening]; Family program [Saturday 13 afternoon].
The Jury Show is an entire show that takes place the night before the TV version. That’s when international juries vote for the participants. The audience can wait for a random version of the qualifier/score reveal as the presenter practices for different scenarios.
Family Show is the entire program that runs earlier in the day of the Live TV Show; it serves as a final rehearsal for the artists and crew, and as the name suggests, it will be much more convenient for those who want to bring along younger Eurovision fans.
Live TV Show is exactly that: a live TV show. Audiences across Europe (and Australia) will get to vote to add to the Jury score.
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