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Which City Will Host Eurovision 2023?

Which City Will Host Eurovision 2023?

While the biggest musical event of the year took place back in May, preparations are already underway for next year’s contest. This year, Ukraine won with Stefania by Kalush Orchestra after a united voting effort by viewers throughout the continent in support of the country following the Russian invasion.

According to custom, the winner would be given the opportunity to host the competition the following year. But the competition’s organiser, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), stated that it had come to the “very regrettable” conclusion that it would not be feasible to offer the security and operational assurances necessary to run the competition in Ukraine. The United Kingdom stepped in after it was concluded that it would be ‘unviable to host the contest in a country under constant bombardment’. Ukraine will now automatically qualify for the Grand Final alongside the ‘Big 5’

The BBC has staged the Eurovision Song Contest on a total of 8 occasions so far, with next year’s edition being the ninth occasion. These are listed as follows.

1960: London (Royal Festival Hall)

1963: London (BBC Television Centre)

1968: London (Royal Albert Hall)

1972: Edinburgh (Usher Hall)

1974: Brighton (Brighton Dome)

1977: London (Wembley Conference Centre)

1982: Harrogate (Harrogate International Centre)

1998: Birmingham (National Indoor Arena)

Uk’s current favourite bidders are Glasgow at the OVO Hydro, Cardiff at the Millennium Stadium, and Manchester.

OVO Hydro

Millennium Stadium

 The bidding process has commenced this week.