Eurovision 2023 will be held in Great Britain – the event will be organized by the BBC

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July 28, 2022, 14:34 | Culture

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the BBC have confirmed that the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will be held in Great Britain on behalf of Ukraine.

Eurovision-2023 will be held in Great Britain — the event will be organized by the BBC

The Eurovision Song Contest-2023 will be held in Great Britain on behalf of Ukraine. This decision was made by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) after Ukraine was denied the contest “for security reasons,” Ukr.Media reports. In this she will be helped by her colleagues from “Society”. – the Ukrainian public broadcaster, who are considered the winners of Eurovision 2022 along with Kalush Orchestra.

"We are extremely grateful that the BBC has agreed to host the song contest in Great Britain in 2023, – says executive producer of Eurovision Martin Osterdal — The BBC has already four times taken upon itself the obligation to hold the competition instead of other winning countries. This year's winners – Ukraine – will be honored and presented throughout the event.

"The Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will not be held in Ukraine, but in support of Ukraine. We are grateful to our partners the BBC for their solidarity with us. I am sure that together we will be able to give the Ukrainian spirit to this event and once again unite the whole of Europe around our common values, – said Mykola Chernotytskyi, the chairman of the board of “Suspilny”, in a statement.

It should also be noted that Ukraine, as the winner of Eurovision 2022, will automatically enter the final next year.

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