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Glasgow or Liverpool Will Host Eurovision 2023

Then, there were two. The BBC has announced that the shortlist of potential Eurovision host cities has been narrowed down to two candidates: Glasgow and Liverpool. These cities have satisfied the BBC and EBU’s criteria for a host city, including: Possession of a roofed venue with a capacity of over 10,000. Strong hotel availability. Suitable locations for a press centre …

Romania: Eurovision 2022 Participation Costs Revealed by TVR

TVR, the Romanian public broadcaster and EBU member station, has revealed that they spent 320,000 Euro (1.57 million lei) on the country’s participation in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. Mainnews.ro reports the cost breakdown down as: ~150,000 Euro (782,000 Lei) participation fee paid to the EBU, which secures the county’s slot in the contest as well as paying …

Host City Shortlist Revealed: Which Cities Can Still Host Eurovision 2023?

The remaining cities in contention to host the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, held in the United Kingdom on behalf of Ukraine, have been revealed! As announced on BBC Radio 2 this morning, the search for our 2023 host city has been narrowed down to: Glasgow Birmingham Leeds Liverpool Manchester Newcastle Sheffield These cities passed the initial round of checks. Their …

United Kingdom Confirmed as Eurovision 2023 Host

The wait to know the location of Eurovision 2023 is over — after much speculation, the EBU has confirmed that the 67th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the United Kingdom. In a press release revealed today, the EBU announced that Eurovision 2023’s hosting duties will be assumed by the BBC, in collaboration with representatives of Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC. …

Eurovision Song Contest Latin America becomes the third spin-off version of ESC

It appears that Voxovation – formerly known as ASC, Inc. – have decided to push the Eurovision brand into South America following the inaugural season of the American Song Contest, and the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest Canada starting in 2023. According to the EBU’s press release, Eurovision Song Contest Latin America will be the operating name of the project and …

Spain Will Not Host Eurovision 2023, United Kingdom Likely to Host if Ukraine Cannot per RTVE Chief

An interesting development has occurred in the search for where Eurovision 2023 will be held, amidst ongoing concerns that Ukraine may be unable to host the song contest next year. Due to the continued war in Ukraine, it is possible that the country will be unable to host – in which case, a number of countries have volunteered to host …

Eurovision 2022 reaches 161 million viewers

The EBU has announced that the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, held from May 10-14 in Turin, Italy, reached a viewership of 161 million people across the three live shows. The ratings were measured in 34 broadcast areas, corresponding to national broadcasters and associate broadcast partners across the globe. Average ratings in those areas were up three percentage points on 2021, …

EBU releases statements on “irregular voting patterns” and Ukraine’s victory

Immediately before the jury results were revealed in this weekend’s Grand Final of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, the EBU released a statement noting some “irregular voting patterns” from a number of national juries in both the Second Semi-Final and the Grand Final. In their statement, they announced, “In the analysis of jury voting by the European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU) …

Junior Eurovision 2022 set for December 11 in Yerevan

Earlier today, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that Junior Eurovision 2022 will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022 in Yerevan, Armenia. It was earlier announced that the event will be held at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex in Yerevan, Armenia. This will be the second time this complex has hosted the junior version of Eurovision, having …

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