London misses out on Eurovision shortlist as 7 cities introduced



ondon has missed out on the official shortlist of cities hoping to host subsequent yr’s Eurovision.

The cities that can doubtlessly host the track contest had been introduced on BBC Radio 2 on Friday morning and are: Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield.

It was introduced in July that the UK would host Eurovision 2023 after Ukraine was deemed unable to host amid the continued struggle within the nation.

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra received the 2022 track contest, whereas the UK’s Sam Ryder was the runner up.

The cities that bid to participate had been judged on numerous standards, together with having a venue that may host at the least 10,000 individuals and entry to a global airport.

After the shortlist was introduced, Kate Phillips, the BBC’s director of unscripted content material, stated: “We wish to thank all the cities and areas that submitted bids to host subsequent yr’s Eurovision Tune Contest. We have now seven unbelievable cities who we’re taking by way of to the following spherical.

“Congratulations to Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield – it is thrilling to see such a breadth of bids going by way of from throughout the UK.

“We’re dedicated to delivering a really distinctive Tune Contest that celebrates great Ukraine and champions British music and creativity in all its variety.”

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