Eurovision 2023: It will be a duel between Glasgow and Liverpool, analysis

Eurovision 2023: It will be a duel between Glasgow and Liverpool, analysis

There BBC And thisEBU The list of candidate cities has been reduced to hostEurovision 2023 Of the seven selected in August, the final race for the two competing for the event: this is Glasgow and Liverpool,

Glasgow Can count on famous area OVO Hydro (14,000 seats) also the hero of the film Eurovision Song Contest – The History of the Fire Saga, The Scottish city has been at the head of bookmakers since its inception for all its features that make it a very strong candidate.

with GlasgowPolitics will also enter the scene from which Eurovision has always wanted to stay away. In fact, Scotland has long been aiming for independence., even more so in the wake of the weakening crown after Brexit and the departure of Queen Elizabeth II. hostEurovision Song Contest 2023 in Glasgow, it will come to light At most spotlight on european spiritAnd Local government can hold a referendum simultaneously On Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. A picture that Downing Street and the BBC may not have liked much.

is on the other side liverpool, Is UNESCO City of Musichouse of the Beatles and many other famous artists, and offer their M&S Bank Arena With 11,000 seats. The city, too, was immediately one of the bookmakers’ favorites. Only negative point can be represented by Lack of big BBC production center, similar to what happened with Bologna. In support of Liverpool a promotional video and this too In favor of the Ukrainian city of Odessawith whom have twins, it should be remembered thatEurovision 2023 It would aim to incorporate Ukrainian cultural elements (after all, the 2022 victory belongs to Ukraine).

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However, both the solutions are satisfactory and the official dates for the two semi-finals and the Grand Final are yet to be announced. In the meantime, let’s close this well remembering this time too israeli singer netta barzillaiWinner in 2018 with the song “Toy”, he got his prediction wrong, He actually said that ESC 2023 would take place in Manchester (Out of 7 shortlisted cities in August). It will not be.


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