It has been a few weeks since it was announced that the United Kingdom would host Eurovision 2023. It’s been revealed by the British broadcaster the BBC that there will be two rounds to the host city bidding process, as local media reports that the shortlisted cities will be revealed on August 12.
Announcement to be made on BBC Radio 2
As reported by the Chronicle, the announcement will be taking place on BBC Radio on Friday, the 12th August during The Breakfast Show hosted by Zoe Ball, which airs between 07:30-10:30CEST.
Two round bidding process
The BBC have revealed on their FAQ section regarding Eurovision 2023 bidding that their will be two rounds for cities to bid. The BBC website says the following:
It is a two-stage process and to be considered, any potential candidates must meet a set of minimum standards that demonstrate they have the capacity, capability and experience to host an event of this scale and complexity.The BBC’s statement regarding the Eurovision 2023 host city bidding process.
Which cities are in the running to host Eurovision 2023
The following cities have confirmed that they will be bidding to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest:
The following cities have publicly stated that they are intending or interested in submitting a bid to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest:
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News source: BBC
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