Seven British cities will compete for right to host next year's Eurovision Song Contest

16:01   12 August, 2022

Seven British cities were on the short list of candidates to host the musical contest "Eurovision-2023", said on Twitter account of the contest.

We are talking about Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield. A total of 20 cities across the country have expressed interest in hosting the competition.

Birmingham has already hosted the contest in 1998, and Glasgow hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.

Earlier, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that Britain would host the contest in 2023 for security reasons. It was noted that Ukraine, as the country that won the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, will go straight to the finals next year.