Eurovision Song Contest 2023

Eurovision Song Contest 2023

We are thrilled that Liverpool will host Eurovision Song Contest in 2023. Due to the scale and complexity of the event, please bear with us while we go through this process, we thank you for your patience.

The Eurovision week will have three shows: Semi-final 1 on Tuesday, Semi-final 2 on Thursday and the Grand Final on Saturday:

  • Semi-final 1: 9 May 2023
  • Semi-final 2: 11 May 2023
  • Grand Final: 13 May 2023

The Eurovision Song Contest isn't just one Saturday night spectacular... it isn't even just the three broadcast Semi-Finals and Grand Final... it's actually 9 shows across the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Eurovision week!

Semi-Final 1: Evening Preview on Monday 8th May at 8pm
A full run through of the Semi-Final 1 show featuring all countries participating including France, Germany and Italy, as well as all opening and interval acts for this show.

Semi-Final 1: Afternoon Preview on Tuesday 9th May at 1:30pm
A final full preview of the Semi-Final 1 show featuring all of the countries participating in this semi-final. France, Germany and Italy will not perform in this show but pre-recorded footage of their performances will be played to the audience in the arena. Some performers may not be in full make up during their live performance.

Semi-Final 1: Live Show on Tuesday 9th May at 8pm
The live show! Broadcast live around the world, this is where the countries find out who has made it to the Grand Final based on the audience votes. Note, pre-recorded footage of performances from France, Germany and Italy will be played to the audience in the arena and at home.

Semi-Final 2: Evening Preview on Wednesday 10th May at 8pm
A full run through of the Semi-Final 2 show featuring all countries participating in this semi-final (including Spain, Ukraine and UK) as well as all opening and interval acts from this show.

Semi-Final 2: Afternoon Preview on Thursday 11th May at 1:30pm
A final full preview of the Semi-Final 2 live show featuring all of the countries participating in this semi-final. Spain, Ukraine and the UK will not perform during this show but pre-recorded footage of their performances will be played to the audience in the arena. Some performers may not be in full make up during their live performance.

Semi-Final 2: Live Show on Thursday 11th May at 8pm
The live show! Broadcast live around the world, this is where the countries find out who has made it to the Grand Final based on the audience votes. Note, a pre-recorded extract of performances from Spain, Ukraine and the UK will be played to the audience in the arena and at home.

Grand Final: Evening Preview on Friday 12th May at 8pm
A full run through of the Grand-Final live show featuring all 26 countries participating in as well as all opening and interval acts. This is the show where the international juries will cast their votes, ready for them to be announced in the final! After the performances have finished, a simulated voting sequence will take place. Using randomly generated voting data as an opportunity for the presenters and technical teams around the world to rehearse the voting process. The audience are welcome to stay and watch as this takes place.

Grand Final: Afternoon Preview on Saturday 13th May at 1pm
The final full run through of the Grand-Final live show featuring all 26 countries participating as well as all opening and interval acts. After the performances have finished, a simulated voting sequence will take place. Using randomly generated voting data, this is an opportunity for the presenters and technical teams around the world to rehearse the voting process. The audience are welcome to stay and watch as this takes place.

Grand Final: Live Show on Saturday 13th May at 8pm
THE BIG ONE! Broadcast live around the world to 160 million people, this is where we find out who has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.

Mark your calendars - tickets for those wanting to be a part of the nine live shows that make up the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will go on sale from midday GMT on Tuesday 7th March.

If you want to be at Europe’s biggest live music event, make sure you’ve signed up to Ticketmaster UK.

The six previews and three televised shows give fans the opportunity to experience the magic of Eurovision as Liverpool Arena is set to become one of the world’s biggest TV studios.

The UK is hosting the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of last year’s winners Ukraine and presenters Graham Norton, Julia Sanina, Hannah Waddingham and Alesha Dixon will welcome the 160 million watching across the globe to the world’s biggest music competition in host city Liverpool.

Tickets will only be available to purchase at Ticketmaster UK regardless of the country you are booking from and you can only purchase tickets for one show at a time. They are priced from £30 to £290 for the Semi-Final shows and from £80 to £380 for the Grand Final shows.

You must have a Ticketmaster UK account to purchase tickets and fans are encouraged to create their account in advance of Tuesday 7th March.

37 countries will participate at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023:

Albania
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belgium
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Serbia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom