Eurovision 2023 - All you need to know
The 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will be hosted by Liverpool in the United Kingdom on behalf of Ukraine following that nation's win in 2022.
Unfortunately, due to the current situation in Ukraine, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said the conditions "were not met to guarantee the safety and security of everyone working and participating in the event".
When and where?
Liverpool will host Eurovision 2023 at the M&S Bank Arena.
Shows will take place:
Semi-final 1: Tuesday 9 May
Semi-final 2: Thursday 11 May
Grand Final: Saturday 13 May
The first and second round of tickets have already been sold. Re-sale tickets made available will be appear when searching Ticketmaster.
Who is competing?
37 nations will compete at Eurovision 2023 across two semi-finals and the Grand Final.
Semi-final 1 (in running order)
Norway: Alessandra – 'Queen of Kings' Profile
Malta: The Busker – 'Dance (Our Own Party)' Profile
Serbia: Luke Black – 'Samo mi se spava' Profile
Latvia: Sudden Lights – 'Aijā' Profile
Portugal: Mimicat – 'Ai Coração' Profile
Ireland: Wild Youth – 'We Are One' Profile
Croatia: Let 3 – 'Mama ŠČ!' Profile
Switzerland: Remo Forrer – 'Watergun' Profile
Israel: Noa Kirel – 'Unicorn' Profile
Moldova: Pasha Parfeni – 'Soarele și Luna' Profile
Sweden: Loreen – 'Tattoo' Profile
Azerbaijan: TuralTuranX – 'Tell Me More' Profile
Czechia: Vesna – 'My Sisters Crown' Profile
Netherlands: Mia Nicolai & Dion Cooper – 'Burning Daylight' Profile
Finland: Käärijä – 'Cha Cha Cha' Profile
Semi-final 2 (in running order)
Denmark: Reiley – 'Breaking My Heart' Profile
Armenia: Brunette – 'Future Lover' Profile
Romania: Theodor Andrei – 'D.G.T. (Off And On)' Profile
Estonia: ALIKA – 'Bridges' Profile
Belgium: Gustaph – 'Because Of You' Profile
Cyprus: Andrew Lambrou – 'Break A Broken Heart' Profile
Iceland: Diljá – 'Power' Profile
Greece: Victor Vernicos – 'What They Say' Profile Profile
Poland: Blanka – 'Solo' Profile
Slovenia: Joker Out – 'Carpe Diem' Profile
Georgia: IRU – 'Echo' Profile
San Marino: Piqued Jacks – 'Like An Animal' Profile
Austria: Teya & Salena – 'Who The Hell Is Edgar?' Profile
Albania: Albina & Familja Kelmendi – 'Duje' Profile
Lithuania: Monika Linkyté – 'Stay' Profile
Australia: Voyager – 'Promise' Profile
Big 5 and co-hosts
France: La Zarra – Évidemment' Profile
Germany: Lord of the Lost – 'Blood and Glitter' Profile
Italy: Marco Mengoni – 'Due vite' Profile
Spain: Blanca Paloma – 'EAEA' Profile
Ukraine: Tvorchi – 'Heart of Steel' Profile
United Kingdom: Mae Muller – 'I Wrote a Song' Profile
The official playlist can be found on the Eurovision YouTube channel.
Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Slovakia have all indicated they will not be returning to the Contest in 2023.
Where can I watch it?
SBS will have live and prime time (delayed) coverage. All times listed below:
Semi-Final 1: Wednesday 10 May at 5:00am AEST
Semi-Final 2: Friday 12 May at 5:00am AEST
Grand Final: Sunday 14 May at 5:00am AEST
Prime time replays
Semi-Final 1: Friday 12 May at 7:30pm AEST
Semi-Final 2: Saturday 13 May at 7:30pm AEST
Grand Final: Sunday 14 May at 7:30pm AEST
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