• Dale Roberts

There will be 37 nations competing at Eurovision 2023



Today the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that 37 nations will compete at the 2023 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.


Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Montenegro competed in Turin this year but will not return for Eurovision 2023.


The full list of countries taking part are:


  1. Albania

  2. Armenia

  3. Australia

  4. Austria

  5. Azerbaijan

  6. Belgium

  7. Croatia

  8. Cyprus

  9. Czech Republic

  10. Denmark

  11. Estonia

  12. Finland

  13. France

  14. Germany

  15. Georgia

  16. Greece

  17. Iceland

  18. Ireland

  19. Israel

  20. Italy

  21. Latvia

  22. Lithuania

  23. Malta

  24. Moldova

  25. The Netherlands

  26. Norway

  27. Poland

  28. Portugal

  29. Romania

  30. San Marino

  31. Serbia

  32. Slovenia

  33. Spain

  34. Sweden

  35. Switzerland

  36. Ukraine

  37. United Kingdom


This is the lowest amount of competing entries since 2014 when 37 nations also took part.


In 2018 there was a high of 43 competing nations and since then Hungary has withdrawn alongside Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Montenegro this year, while Russia and Belarus were removed from the Contest.


Other nations such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Luxembourg, Andorra, Slovakia, Monaco and Morocco have also chosen not returned to this contest.


Find out all other available information on Eurovision 2023 in our 'All You Need To Know' page.