Traditionally, Ukraine would be the next host, but due to the conflict in the country, the UK will step up to host instead.
Mykola Chernotytskyi, head of the managing board of the broadcaster, said in a statement: “The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will not be in Ukraine but in support of Ukraine. We are grateful to our BBC partners for showing solidarity with us.
“I am confident that together we will be able to add Ukrainian spirit to this event and once again unite the whole of Europe around our common values of peace, support, celebrating diversity and talent.”
UK fans of Eurovision will be wondering how they can get theirhands on tickets, as its the first time they can attend the show without having to travel internationally since 1998.
Although tickets are not on sale just yet, find out eerythig we know about how to get Eurovision tickets below.
Where will Eurovision take place in 2023?
While it’s been confirmed that the UK will host Eurovision, the host city has not been decided yet.
Cities including Glasgow, Bristol, and Manchester have expressed an interest in hosting the song contest, though cities like London, Liverpool, Belfast, and Cardiff could also be considered as host cities.
Birmingham hosted Eurovision in 1998–the last time it took place in the UK–but it has also been hosted by London, Edinburgh, and Brighton.