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The BBC Plans Its Eurovision Programming: Applications Open

The BBC’s preparations for Eurovision 2023 are well underway! The broadcaster are currently advertising two Eurovision-related opportunities. Firstly, today marks the closure of applications for independent production companies who wish to film the Insignia Handover and Allocation Draw. Production companies may apply to the BBC before 7PM GMT today to register their interest. The Insignia Handover is an ongoing tradition …

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 …

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 …

The BBC Reveals More Details: When and How Will a Host City Be Chosen?

With the news officially confirmed that 2023’s Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the United Kingdom (on behalf of 2022 champions Ukraine), all eyes are now turned toward the British cities bidding to welcome the Contest next year. The competition to decide 2023’s host city is officially underway — but how will the BBC choose the victor? In a …

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. …

Benidorm Fest 2023 Details Revealed: Dates, Voting System, and More

Following last year’s excellent debut of Benidorm Fest — a new Spanish national final, based somewhat upon 1958-2006’s Festival Español de la Canción de Benidorm — RTVE has announced details surrounding the upcoming second edition of the fledgling festival. Mark your calendars: the festival will follow the same format as 2022’s edition, with two semi-finals and a final. It all kicks …

Eurovision This Decade: Georgia

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent those of ESC United as a whole. Hello and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! The series where we as a team here at ESC United look back at the decade just gone and review each country’s Eurovision journey and the great entries …

Eurovision This Decade: France

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. [AdSense-B] Hello there, and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! In this series,we as a team are going through the amazing decade of the 2010s and reviewing the entries that …

Eurovision This Decade: Finland

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. [AdSense-B] Hello and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! As a team we are going through all the entries country by country and showing you our lovely readers what we …

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