Frequently asked questions
Everything you need to know about the Eurovision song Contest
It was announced on Monday 25 July that the 67th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the United Kingdom.
The Host City for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be decided after a bidding process conducted during the summer of 2022.
The dates for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be announced when the Host City is known.
The EBU decided that regrettably for safety and security reasons the 2023 Contest could not be held in Ukraine and explored a number of options with the winning broadcaster UA:PBC. As a result of discussions, the BBC, as runner up in the 2022 Contest, was invited by the EBU to act as Host Broadcaster for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest and stage the event in the United Kingdom.
Yes, Ukraine’s song in 2023 will not have to qualify from the Semi-Finals as is traditional for the winning country of the previous year.
Yes, the BBC and EBU are committed to ensuring this year’s winners, Ukraine, are celebrated and represented throughout the event. It is our intention that the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest is a true reflection of Ukrainian culture alongside showcasing the diversity of British music and creativity.
Tickets for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest are expected to go on sale towards the end of this year. Details of how to buy tickets will be available on eurovision.tv and our other social media channels.
We will have a full list of participating countries for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest in the autumn of 2022.