It's really happening!
The Eurovision Song Contest 2023 is coming - this year live from Liverpool, following the decision that the BBC would air the competition, since 2022 winners Ukraine couldn't.
Here's literally everything you need to know about what to expect.
Who is representing the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023?
Mae Muller will represent the UK at Eurovision 2023 with I Wrote A Song. See facts about Mae Muller.
When does the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 take place?
The Eurovision Song Contest airs this year from May 9 - May 13 2023.
The first semi-final will take place on May 9, while the second will air May 11.
The big event itself, the Grand Final, will take place on May 13.
When will the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 Grand Final take place and where can I watch it?
You can watch the first Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest from 8pm on Tuesday May 9 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. You can watch the second Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest from 8pm Thursday May 11on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
The Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place on May 13, 2023. UK viewers will be able to watch it live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
The full running order for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 semi-finals
The countries participating in each of the two semi-finals are all follows. As usual, the 'Big Five' countries of Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the UK - get automatic entry into the Grand Final, as do last year's winners Ukraine.
Eurovision Song Contest running order
1. Austria | Teya & Salena - Who The Hell Is Edgar?
2. Portugal | Mimicat - Ai Coração
3. Switzerland | Remo Forrer - Watergun
4. Poland | Blanka - Solo
5. Serbia | Luke Black - Samo Mi Se Spava
6. France: La Zarra - Évidemment
7. Cyprus | Andrew Lambrou - Break A Broken Heart
8. Spain: Blanca Paloma - Eaea
9. Sweden | Loreen - Tattoo
10. Albania | Albina & Familja Kelmendi - Duje
11. Italy: Marco Mengoni - Due Vite
12. Estonia | Alika - Bridges
13. Finland | Käärijä - Cha Cha Cha
14. Czechia | Vesna - My Sister's Crown
15. Australia | Voyager - Promise
16. Belgium | Gustaph - Because Of You
17. Armenia | Brunette - Future Lover
18. Moldova | Pasha Parfeni - Soarele şi Luna
19. Ukraine: TVORCHI - Heart of Steel
20. Norway | Alessandra - Queen of Kings
21. Germany: Lord of the Lost - Blood & Glitter
22. Lithuania | Monika Linkytė - Stay
23. Israel | Noa Kirel - Unicorn
24. Slovenia | Joker Out - Carpe Diem
25. Croatia | Let 3 - Mama ŠČ!
26. United Kingdom: Mae Muller - I Wrote A Song
WATCH: Mae Muller talks I Wrote A Song at Eurovision 2023
How do I get tickets to Eurovision 2023?
Eurovision tickets were be available to buy from 12PM GMT on Tuesday March 7.
How much did Eurovision final tickets cost?
Eurovision Grand Final ticket cost £160-£380
Eurovision Semi Finals tickets cost £90-£290
Eurovision Family/Jury Show tickets cost £30-£280
Who will host the Eurovision Song Contest 2023?
Your Eurovision 2023 hosts are:
Introducing Liverpool’s new Fab Four 🥳 Your #Eurovision2023 hosts are:— Eurovision Song Contest (@Eurovision) February 22, 2023
⭐️ Graham Norton
⭐️ Hannah Waddingham
⭐️ Julia Sanina
⭐️ Alesha Dixon
Read all about them here: https://t.co/bAKRjTrTnL pic.twitter.com/tzCiMWPHUh
Every country participating in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023
Albina & Familija Kelmedi - Duje
Sounds like: A dramatic and rollicking track about the fallout of a family argument.
Brunette - Future Lover
Sounds like: She really likes reading books.
Promise - Voyage
Sounds like: Dad rock goes dance? Sure!
Teya & Selena - Who The Hell Is Edgar?
Sounds like: Edgar Allen Poe would love this, honestly
Gustaph - Because of You
Sounds like: Not the Kelly Clarkson track
Let 3 - Mama ŠČ!
Sounds like: A night out at a Croatian gay bar, we're assuming
Andrew Lambrou - Break A Broken Heart
Sounds like: He fell in love, he fell in love with El Diablo
Vesna - My Sister's Crown
Sounds like: The Crown but make it electro-clash
Reiley - Breaking My Heart
Sounds like: Charli XCX's vocoder has made a trip to Denmark
Alika - Bridges
Sounds like: We're trying really hard to not break a bridge joke about the bridge in a song called Bridges
Käärijä - Cha Cha Cha
Sounds like: A Scooter song, but make it...camp we guess?
La Zara - Évidentment
Sounds like: I don't know what the f*ck she's saying but girl, I am living
Iru Khechanovi - Echo
Sounds like: Girls Can't Catch are screaming, crying and throwing up
Lord of the Lost - Blood & Glitter
Sounds like: Your dad's favourite Eurovision entry this year
Victor Vernicos - What They Say
Sounds like: The Grecian James Arthur
Diljá - Power
Sounds like: A bracing EDM banger to melt the coldest heart
Wild Youth - We Are One
Sounds like: The anti-That's Rich
Noa Kirel - Unicorn
Sounds like: A fully-fledged pop anthem
Marco Mengoni - Due Vite
Sounds like: We are looking respectably
Sudden Lights - Aijā
Sounds like: Rock on, lads
Monica Linkyté - Stay
Sounds like: Come for the ballad, stay for its pleasing 'hey hey heys' when it really gets going
The Busker - Dance (Our Own Party)
Sounds like: The best busker we've heard in quite a while
Pasha Parfeni - Soarele şi Luna
Sounds like: Flute!
Mia Nicolai & Dion Cooper - Burning Daylight
Sounds like: The Dutch Just Give Me A Reason
Alessandra - Queen of Kings
Sounds like: If all of the kings had their queens on the throne (sorry)
Blanka - Solo
Sounds like: She does it solo
Mimicat - Ai Coracao
Sounds like: Portugal's entry has gone to the Kit Kat Club
Theodor Andrei - DGT (Off and On)
Sounds like: A strange shape-shifting tune where everyone gets less and less clothed on stage
Piqued Jacks - Like An Animal
Sounds like: Bands are really in this year!
Luke Black - Samo Mi Se Spava
Sounds like: A very dramatic Kurt Hummel solo onGlee
Joker Out - Carpe Diem
Sounds like: No really, bands are really in this year
Blanca Paloma - Eaea
Sounds like: No-one would have blamed Spain for just sending SloMo 2.0, this is decidedly different
Loreen - Tattoo
Sounds like: This is a potential mother
Remo Forrer - Watergun
Sounds like: A timely anti-war anthem
Tvorchi - Heart of Steel
Sounds like: Last year's winners have come back with a surprising electro-R&B cut
Mae Muller - I Wrote A Song
Sounds like: An actual hit song people would listen to in 2023!
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