Liverpool to host Eurovision 2023 on behalf of Ukraine after beating Glasgow

LIVERPOOL will host Eurovision 2023 on behalf of Ukraine after beating Glasgow to the bid.

TV host Graham Norton announced the results on The One Showand confirmed Eurovision’s date will be on 13th May 2023.

Eurovision will be hosted in Liverpool in 2023

Eurovision will be hosted in Liverpool in 2023

Telly fans rejoiced as Liverpool was named the host city for the prestigious annual music extravaganza.

They flocked to Twitter to comment after host of the show Graham opened the envelope to reveal Liverpool, home of the Beatles, had won the bid over Glasgow.

Un fan a dit: “I’m sure Eurovision will be a high point for Liverpool in the history of popular music.

Un autre a dit: “Yay, Liverpool.

Après Ukraine Gagné Eurovision with a massive surge of public votes, l'année dernière, les Russian War meant they could not host it in 2023.

As runner-up and a member of the ‘big five’, the UK has stepped up to host the competition for the first time in 24 années.

Despite Ukraine’s hopes to rebuild before the competition the decision was made to allow the UK to take over the hosting.

Boris Johnson mentionné: “La semaine dernière President Zelensky and I agreed that wherever Eurovision 2023 is held, it must celebrate the country and people of Ukraine.

As we are now hosts, the UK will honour that pledge directly – and put on a fantastic contest on behalf of our Ukrainian friends.

In a double surprise Graham also confirmed the date of the huge show which is scheduled for May 13.

Lottie a dit à ses fans qu'elle était en cure de désintoxication le mois dernier et a partagé la nouvelle sur TikTok

The song contest is traditionally held in May and has been since 1995.

The very first Eurovision Song Contest final was held on May 24, 1956

Sam Ryder came second in the 2022 competition for the UK
Sam Ryder came second in the 2022 competition for the UK