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Eurovision 2023 | Date, Timings, Location & More

What is Eurovision 2023?

The Eurovision Song Contest is an immensely popular annual international song competition organized by the the European Broadcasting Union. Eurovision largely features participants from European countries battling it out to win the final prize. Eurovision 2023, the 67th edition, will take place in Liverpool and will mark UK's first time hosting the iconic event since 1998. Eurovision 2023 is going to packed with exciting performances with 37 participating countries. Read on to discover everything that Eurovision 2023 has to offer for audiences.

When and Where Will Eurovision 2023 be held?

Empty stadium - Eurovision

First Semi-Final: 9 May, 2023

Second Semi-Final: 11 May 2023

Final: 13 May 2023

Timings: All three live shows will begin at21:00 CEST

Location: All three events will take place at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena. The arena has a capacity of 11,000 people. Find on maps.

Why is Eurovision 2023 taking place in Liverpool?

Liverpool is hosting Eurovision 2023 on behalf of Ukraine, the winners of 2022. Due to the ongoing conflict in the region, this year's Eurovision contest could not be help in Ukraine. The United Kingdom will be hosting the event for a reconrd 9th time in the history of the event.

Where Can You Watch Eurovision 2023?

Camera covering live event - Eurovision

While the tickets for Eurovision 2023 have already been sold out due to a high demand both the semi-finals and the final will have a live broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer.

Presenters: The show will be co-hosted by Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham alongside Alesha Dixon and Ukrainian singer Julia Sanina

Tickets for Eurovision 2023

Tickets for Eurovision 2023 are currently sold out. However, fans can look out for second-chance tickets that can be available on Ticketmaster UK that is the official partner for tickets for the song contest. Tickets can cost anywhere between €10 and €350 though second chance tickets may cost much higher.

Eurovision 2023 Highlights

Crowd at music concert - Eurovision

Theme and Logo

The theme for Eurovision 2023 is United By Music and the logo has been designed by London-based Superunion and Ukraine's Starlight Media.

open air music festival - Eurovision

Eurovision Village

  • The Eurovision village is the official fan zone for the event.
  • While it has been free of cost for all these years, the final event this year will be charged but all other events will remain free to attend.
  • The Eurovision Village on Pier Head has a capacity of 25,000 people where attendees can watch the event from the riverfront.
A bar counter - Euroclub


  • Euroclub is the official party venue for delegates, press and fans.
  • Camp and Furnace will be hosting after-parties for the event where contestants will perform for for private events.

Frequently Asked Questions about Eurovision 2023

When is Eurovision 2023?

The Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will take place between the 9th and 13th of May. 13th May is the date of the final event.

Where is Eurovision 2023 being held?

Eurovision 2023 is being held in Liverpool, United Kingdom standing in for Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict in the region. It will take place at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena.

How many countries are participating in Eurovision 2023?

37 countries are taking part in the Eurovision 2023 song contest.

Where can I watch Eurovision 2023?

Both the semi-finals and the final will have a live broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer.

What is Eurovision village?

The Eurovision village is the official fan zone for the event and has a capacity of 25,000 people. For Eurovision 2023, fans will have to pay to attend the final event from the Eurovision village.

Has the UK won Eurovision before?

The UK has won the Eurovision Song Contest five times since its inception.

Who pays for Eurovision?

Eurovision is a non-profit event. Financing takes place through contrbutions from the participating broadcaster and commercial revenues from things like ticket sales and sponsorships.

Who is the most successful Eurovision winner?

ABBA won the Eurovision contest in 1974 and went on to become one of the most iconic bands in the history of music.