Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Charlotte Church and extra to carry out at official Liverpool Eurovision 2023 village


Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Charlotte Church are among the many names who’ve been lined as much as carry out on the official Eurovision 2023 village in Liverpool.

In line with the official web site, the Eurovision Village, situated in Pier Head, “is the primary port of name for anybody touching down within the metropolis and hoping to absorb as a lot Eurovision environment as doable”. A 9 day programme of occasions will likely be happening, kicking off on Might 5 and working till the day of the ultimate on Might 13. The Eurovision Village is about to supply a mixture of one-off reveals, stay performances, DJ units and particular visitor appearances.

A novel space – Uncover Ukraine – will likely be devoted to celebrating Ukrainian creatives, with a spread of European food and drinks out there throughout the positioning. It was promised when the UK was confirmed to be internet hosting Eurovision on Ukraine’s behalf as a result of ongoing Russian invasion that Ukraine’s win could be mirrored within the reveals.

Eurovision 2022 winners Kalush Orchestra will likely be opening the village as a part of the ‘Welcome To Eurotopia’ occasion. “We now have by no means been to Liverpool earlier than and you recognize, performing the place the Beatles themselves began will likely be very inspiring,” mentioned the band’s lead singer Oleh Psiuk. “We consider that this yr’s organisers of Eurovision 2023 will be capable of greatest convey the Ukrainian environment within the design of the present in Liverpool.”

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Kalush Orchestra and bbno$ CREDIT: Novichenkov

All Eurovision Village occasions will likely be free aside from on the day of the ultimate, the place tickets are priced at £15 every.

The programme of occasions may also embrace a exhibiting of King Charles III’s coronation on Might 6 as a part of a royal-themed day and an opera evening. Ellis-Bextor and Church will likely be acting on Might 12 on a day titled ‘EuroEve’, which would be the final ever efficiency from Charlotte Church’s Late Night time Pop Dungeon.

In the meantime, the ultimate day will play host to performances from Katrina, previously of 1997 Eurovision winners Katrina And The Waves, and Vengaboys.

In different information, it was introduced earlier this week that Frankie Goes To Hollywood will reunite to open the 2023 Eurovision Music Contest, performing with its traditional line-up for the primary time since 1987 within the band’s hometown of Liverpool in England.

Mae Muller will symbolize the UK with ‘I Wrote A Music’. The Eurovision remaining – which will likely be screened in UK cinemas for the primary time in historical past – will function performances by Sam Ryder, Kalush Orchestra, Netta and extra.  


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