Tag : Eurovision 2023

27 Nov 2023


Liverpool’s celebrated hosting of Eurovision 2023, on behalf of Ukraine, has picked up another national award, scooping top honours at the AAA (Access All Areas) annual award’s in the event’s competitive ‘Best Engagement Zone’ category. The Access All Areas Conference & Awards saw 16 award winners crowned on stage, including Glastonbury Festival, The O2 Arena and Eurovision 2023, at EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) last week. The awards, hosted by comedian Emmanuel Sonubi, also celebrated winners such as We Organise Chaos, […]

04 Oct 2023


FANTASTIC NEWS! LIVERPOOL’S EUROFESTIVAL HAS TODAY BEEN NOMINATED FOR TWO UK FESTIVAL AWARDS 2023. A stand-out part of our city’s wider Eurovision 2023 Song Contest event programme, EuroFestival was a two-week culture-led celebration, which took place across Liverpool city centre, helping to deliver a city-wide party atmosphere to official Eurovision 2023 proceedings. Taking place from the 1st to 14th May 2023, EuroFestival presented 24 brand new commissions – 19 being collaborations between UK and Ukrainian artists and transformed the city […]

27 Jul 2023
Eurovision 2023 - Liverpool Needs You!

Take part in the Eurovision in Liverpool Business Economic Impact Study

As the excitement of Eurovision in Liverpool has settled, we are reaching out to invite you to participate in a survey assessing the economic impact of Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool. AMION and Spirul have been commissioned by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to conduct an assessment of Eurovision Song Contest’s influence on the local economy. Your valuable input as a business in Liverpool will contribute to the insight for this study. Your input will help us better understand […]

18 Jul 2023

Liverpool led way in reopening big cultural events

Liverpool researchers have authored a new study detailing definitive population-based evidence of risks of Covid-19 transmission around the early reopening of mass cultural events before restrictions were lifted. Liverpool City Region hosted the world’s first regional cluster of experimental reopening of mass cultural events after Covid lockdowns as part of the UK Events Research Programme (ERP), including a business festival, two nightclubs (Circus’ First Dance) and a music festival (the Sefton Park Pilot). All ticketholders were required to take a […]

15 Jun 2023

Eurovision Team Receive Inaugural Liverpool UNESCO City of Music Award

The team which helped bring one of the biggest ever music events to Liverpool has last night received an inaugural music award. On Wednesday (14 June) the Eurovision Song Contest host broadcaster, the BBC, and event owners, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), awarded the first ever Liverpool UNESCO City of Music Award – an annual recognition for individuals or organisations who make an outstanding contribution to the city region’s music sector and further develop Liverpool’s UNESCO City of Music credentials. […]

19 May 2023

Eurovision may have left the city, but Liverpool’s European communities are here to stay

While the majority of visitors have returned home following the most successful Eurovision Song Contest ever, for those who have made Liverpool their home, the party has only just begun. The inaugural Liverpool European Festival – the brainchild of Founder and Director of Merseyside Polonia Gosia McKane – is hoped to keep the Eurovision spirit alive, not just for a few more weeks but for many years to come. Part of EuroStreet – Culture Liverpool’s community programme supported with funding […]

05 May 2023

Spot Sonia is Spot On for Eurovision!

It’s the most hotly anticipated game of hide and seek around with the ultimate Eurovision prize… Details have been released about how people can be part of Spot Sonia – a real life game of Where’s Wally – but instead of hunting down a bespectacled, jumper-wearer, players are on the lookout for images of Liverpool and Eurovision legend Sonia. And the prize for finding all the hidden images of Sonia around the city centre? A pair of tickets to the […]

04 May 2023

FREE Eurovision Fan Zone Starts Tomorrow!

Eurovision Village Fan Zone will take place at Liverpool Pier Head. Taking over the iconic Pier Head in Liverpool, the Eurovision Village is the official fan zone for Eurovision 2023 and promises to be one huge party. Find the Eurovision Village on Liverpool’s Pier Head, with one entrance on Water Street. Use the postcode L3 1HT or what 3 words baking.nests.moves to find the entrance. Opening on Friday 5 May and running every day until the Grand Final on 13 May, the […]

04 May 2023

Disco fever sweeps Liverpool ahead of Eurovision

Ukrainian and Liverpool singers, artists and cooks will come together in a series of Solidarity Disco Banquets in the run up to the Eurovision Song Contest. Commissioned by Liverpool City Council’s Culture Liverpool as part of the host city’s EuroStreet programme, the Solidarity Disco Banquets are a joyful celebration of unity devised by award-winning arts and community organisation Squash. Supported with funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Spirit of 2012 and the UK […]

04 May 2023

TikTok announces partnership with Visit Liverpool for Eurovision and beyond

As the city of Liverpool prepares to host Eurovision on behalf of Ukraine, today, TikTok is thrilled to announce its partnership with Visit Liverpool and to officially unveil the Liverpool TikTok City of Music. As the Official Entertainment Partner for the Eurovision Song Contest, whether you are following Eurovision from home, or are heading to Liverpool for the biggest celebration of the year, TikTok is your go-to destination for all things Eurovision. The TikTok community cannot contain its excitement for […]