Liverpool has been announced as the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. Back in May, Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra won this year’s competition after receiving a total of 631 points for their song Stefania.
However, due to Russia’s ongoing invasion of the country, the show’s organisers announced that the 2023 competition would be held in the UK on behalf of Ukraine.
In August, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield were shortlisted as the potential hosts for the annual event.
According to the BBC, the aforementioned cities were chosen because of their “capacity, capability and experience to host an event of this scale and complexity”.