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Liverpool to host Eurovision 2023

Bookies favourite Glasgow was surprisingly beaten into 2nd place when it was announced that Liverpool will host the 2023 Eurovision song contest.

Lord Mayor of Liverpool Roy Gladden says: “We’ve wanted it, we expected it but you’re always on edge. We’ll have a party that’s never been done before.” (BBC News)

The contest will take place at the Dockside arena on 13th May and more details of the cities plans will no doubt ne released in the coming weeks and months.

Junior Eurovision Release roundup

In a flurry of activity today, 4 new Junior Eurovision 2021 music videos made their way onto the official JESC.TV channel.

Germany were first up with Pauline’s revamped version of ‘Imagine Us’ which features a fuller richer sound with heavy  choral backing vocals.

Italy are very much following in the footsteps of their ESC win with a Rock track ‘Spechcio’ (Mirror on the wall) performed by Elisabetta Lizza.

Portugal finally revealed Simão Oliveira’s song ‘O Rapaz’ and unsurprisingly  it is a traditional Fado song well suited to his style.

And last but not least, Spain dropped their colourful music video for Levi Diaz ‘ Rier’

12 Ukraine finalists revealed

12 out of 118 applicants have become the finalists of the Ukrainian National Selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021.

The national final will feature eight participants with original songs and four participants that presented their performance of songs by representatives of Ukraine at previous Junior Eurovision editions.

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