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The BBC Announces Eurovision 2023 Allocation Draw, Handover, and Incoming Slogan

Set your alarms for 19:00 GMT (20:00 CET) on January 31st! Both the host city Handover and the all-important Allocation Draws for Eurovision 2023 will be broadcast live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, and the official Eurovision YouTube channel.  The show will be hosted by presenter and Eurovision superfan Rylan Clark, alongside AJ Odudu, who presented the UK’s points at …

Weakest Link, New Year’s Party, and More: BBC Announces Eurovision-Themed Programming

2023 is set to be a momentous year for the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest. Following a truly Herculean turn-around thanks to tour de force Sam Ryder, British interest in the Contest seems to be rekindled. The BBC is looking to shepherd that interest into the new year. To do so, it seems that the BBC will be …

United Kingdom’s Junior Eurovision Entry Released: Freya Skye Sings ‘Lose My Head’

After 17 years of absence, the United Kingdom is due to make its return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year in Yerevan. The BBC — newly at the helm, replacing former Junior Eurovision broadcaster ITV — has now revealed the much-anticipated 2022 entry. 13 year old Freya Skye will represent the United Kingdom, with her song Lose My …

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 …

The BBC Will Partner Again with TaP Music to Select the United Kingdom’s Eurovision 2023 Entry

The BBC has released a new press statement confirming their selection plans for Eurovision 2023: and it seems that they are looking to TaP into the UK’s potential once again.  Following their immensely successful Eurovision debut last year, the management group TaP Music will again be involved in selecting the UK’s Eurovision entry. In collaboration with the BBC, it is …

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. …

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