Madrid makes five for Ireland’s Eurovision 2023 representatives, as they have been announced as one of the performers on EurovisionSpain’s Pre-Party ES on April 7-8. This makes them the first act that have been officially confirmed to attend all of the Eurovision Pre-Party events of the season.
At the time of writing, it has also been revealed that Wild Youth will be performing at the Barcelona Eurovision Party on March 25, the Polish Eurovision Party on April 1. Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam on April 15, and the London Eurovision Party on April 16.
Pre-Party ES 2023
About the Pre-Party: The Spanish Pre-Party in the capital of Spain will once again host the pre-party. The organizers of the event will invite all of the participating countries and will welcome all the interested participants with open arms to perform for the Spanish public.
Acts: For the Friday night, Megara (Benidorm Fest 2023), Rakky Ripper (Benidorm Fest 2023), Karmento (Benidorm Fest 2023) Aritz (Benidorm Fest 2023), Fusa Nocta (Benidorm Fest 2023), Meler (Benidorm Fest 2023) , E’FEMME (Benidorm Fest 2023), Sofia Martin (Benidorm Fest 2023), José Otero (Benidorm Fest 2023), Kaliopi (North Macedonia 2012, 2016), FAMOUS (Benidorm Fest 2023) and Blanca Paloma (Spain 2023) are the acts confirmed so far.
Whilst for the Saturday night, Joker Out (Slovenia 2023), Gustaph (Belgium 2023), Monika Linkyte (Lithuania 2023), Alika (Estonia 2023), Sudden Lights (Latvia 2023), La Zarra (France 2023), and Wild Youth (Ireland 2023) are the acts confirmed so far.
Tickets: Tickets for the event are now available to purchase. The prices for individual tickets and packs that are remaining are as follows:
- General Pack – €80 (tickets to General area for Friday and Saturday and for the After Parties)
- Family Pack – €65
- Unfortunately the Fan Zone packs have sold out
Tickets for PrePartyES 2023 can be purchased here
Ireland’s Eurovision journey
In 1965, Ireland made their debut in the Eurovision Song Contest with Butch Moore and the song “Walking the Streets in the Rain”, which managed to place 6th. Since their debut, Ireland has participated 55 times (making the Grand Final 45 times), and has won the competition seven times, which is currently the record for most wins.
Ireland’s latest Eurovision participation saw them being represented by Brooke Scullion, with her song “That’s Rich”. She placed 15th in the semi-final, receiving 47 points from the jury and televote.
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News Source: EurovisionSpain
Photo Credit: RTE