And then there were 2 !!! Today , the BBC , host broadcaster for Eurovision 2023, to be held in the United Kingdom, on behalf of the last year’s winners Ukraine, announced that the seven city short list has now been brought down to two cities. The two cities who will be fighting it out for the honour of hosting Eurovision 2023 are:
GLASGOW and LIVERPOOL !
The cities who didn’t make it to the final two were Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham and Sheffield.
Martin Österdahl, Executive Supervisor for the Eurovision Song contest had this to say :
‘The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) would like to warmly thank all the 7 British cities that put so much effort and enthusiasm into their bids to host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine. We very much appreciate their cooperation and the quality and creativity of all the bids received.
The Eurovision Song Contest is the most complex TV production in the world with very specific logistical requirements to accommodate around 40 delegations and thousands of crew, volunteers, press and fans.
We’re confident our final two cities are the best placed to meet this challenge and look forward to continuing our discussions to choose the one which will stage the world’s largest music event next May.’
Here , we have information about the two cities in contention:
The winning city will be chosen by the BBC and EBU at a later date .
What do you think? Do you think the right choices for the final two have been made ? Which city do you think should host Eurovision 2023? Let us know what you think by leaving a comment in our comments box .
Author: Sarah Rudman
Source : Eurovision.TV BBC