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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. …

Swiss song submissions open on August 25th

SRF, Switzerland’s national broadcaster, has announced that song submissions for the Swiss entry to the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will open on August 25th. In a tweet today, the broadcaster stated that song submissions will be open for two weeks, from Tuesday August 25th until Tuesday September 8th at 10pm CET. The songs for representing Switzerland at the Eurovision Song …

ESC 2023: First name set, Noa Kirel will sing for Israel next year

The summer is upon us, which usually means the news section for the contest are far in between, with broadcasters planning things out and waiting for song submissions, but not in Israel! Instead, the country decided to do some VERY early homework and preparation for next year’s contest, despite we don’t even know where it will be held yet. That’s …

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 …

Wild Youth expresses interest in representing Ireland for Eurovision 2023

Each week we appear to get Eurovision news from the Emerald Isle, this time from a local Dublin band interested in Eurovision 2023. On Friday, June 3rd band member of Wild Youth tweeted: “Can I write the Eurovision for 2023 and can @bandwildyouth perform please.” To ensure it was noticed, they even tagged Head of Delegation Michael Kealy. Can I …

UK delegation already have their first Eurovision 2023 meeting

The United Kingdom delegation at Eurovision have surprised fans by announcing the first meeting for 2023 has taken place today, prompting speculation about what the meeting entailed. Rather than being billed as a debrief from 2022, Lee Smithurst – a BBC Series Producer and one of the senior members of the UK delegation – teased that the first meetings for …

Germany’s HoD states that NDR is taking their “poor result very seriously”

This year Germany extended it’s disappointing bottom five placement streak for a third year – with Malik Harris’ “Rockstars” earning only 6 points in the grand final. According to Head of Delegation Alexandra Wolfslast, however, 2023 will be different. Speaking after the contest, Wolfslast stated that “the selection process for the 2023 contest will look different to the one used …

Cyprus: National Final Planned for 2023, Panik Records Announces 10th Anniversary Concert

Exciting news out of Cyprus today! In an interview in the new issue of Esquire Greece, George Arsenakos, the CEO of Panik Entertainment Group, announced that the record company would soon be taking over Cyprus’ Eurovision participation, with plans to hold a televised national final in 2023. Roughly translated, he said: “[We] have talked to RIK, the state channel of …

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