On Friday October 7th, the European Broadcasting Union announced that Liverpool has been selected to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. The semi finals will take place on 9 and 11 May, while the Grand Final will be held on May 13.
Liverpool was chosen from a shortlist of 2 cities. The shows will be recorded in the M&S Bank Arena, which has a capacity of 11.000 visitors.
The BBC will be the host broadcaster, organizing Eurovision 2023 in consultation with UA:PBC, Ukraine’s public broadcaster.