Tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom will go on sale on March 7.
The BBC has announced via Eurovisioncast that ticket sales for Eurovision 2023 will go on sale at 13:00 CET on March 7. Tickets can only be purchased through Ticketmaster, Tickets can only be bought for one show at a time.
Tickets will go on sale for the two dress rehearsals for each of the three live shows, as well as the live broadcasts. Tickets to the dress rehearsals will be cheaper than the live shows. Tickets will cost:
- Between £90 and £290 for the Semi-Finals
- Between £160 and £380 for the Grand Final
- Between £30 and £280 for the Dress Rehearsals
Liverpool will host the next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest at the M&S Bank Arena. The decision comes after multiple rounds of shortlisting various UK cities, as the winners of the 2022 contest Ukraine were not able to host. Eurovision 2023 will be held on May 9, 11 and 13.
Liverpool is known globally as the birthplace of the Beatles, as well as music events such as Africa Oyé, Liverpool International Music Festival and Sound City. The city is home to just under 500,000 people and is known for its iconic music venues and cultural events. The city is connected to the world via Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
The 2023 contest will be the first contest since 1979 in which the winning nation was unable to host the following contest. It is the sixth occasion overall on which a different country has hosted after the original host nation was unable to, following the Netherlands in 1960, France in 1963, Monaco in 1972, Luxembourg in 1974, Israel in 1980 and Ukraine in 2023. The 2023 contest will also extend the United Kingdom’s record of hosting Eurovision to nine times.
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