With the pre-party season for Eurovision 2023 officially underway, more names are still being added to the upcoming line-ups. The organisers of the London Eurovision Party have now revealed that Freya Skye, who represented the UK at Junior Eurovision 2022 with “Lose My Head” will be part of the ever expanding list of performers attending the event on April 16th.
London Eurovision Party 2023
About the Pre-Party: London Eurovision Party 2023 will take place at the newly-opened ‘HERE at Outernet’ in Tottenham Court Road after the 2022 edition was hosted at the Hard Rock Hotel in Marble Arch. This will mark the final event of the 2023 Eurovision Pre-Party Circuit.
Acts: Joker Out (Slovenia 2023), Wild Youth (Ireland 2023), Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia 2008 and 2019), Teya and Salena (Austria 2023), Voyager (Australia 2023), Monika Linkytė (Lithuania 2015 and 2023), La Zarra (France 2023), Alessandra (Norway 2023), Piqued Jacks (San Marino 2023), Blanka (Poland 2023), Pasha Parfeni (Moldova 2023), Mae Muller (United Kingdom 2023), Alika (Estonia 2023), Let 3 (Croatia 2023), Blanca Paloma (Spain 2023), Mimicat (Portugal 2023), Diljá (Iceland 2023), TuralTuranX (Azerbaijan 2023), Luke Black (Serbia 2023), The Busker (Malta 2023), Senhit (San Marino 2011, 2020, 2021), Vesna (Czechia 2023), Theodor Andrei (Romania 2023), Loreen (Sweden 2012, 2023), Käärijä (Finland 2023), KEiiNO (Norway 2019) and Freya Skye (United Kingdom 2022 – Junior Eurovision) are the acts confirmed for the event so far.
Tickets: Tickets for this year’s event have now sold out.
United Kingdom’s Junior Eurovision Journey
The United Kingdom was one of the first countries to take part in the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003. Represented by Tom Morley and his song “My Song for the World”, the UK finished in 3rd place in Copenhagen. At the close of voting, Morley earned 118 points, only behind Spain and Croatia. The UK would compete a further two times, with their most successful attempt coming in 2004. In Lillehammer, Cory Spedding finished in second place with her song “The Best is Yet to Come”.
In 2022 the country returned to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest after a 17 year absence. the United Kingdom was represented by Freya Skye with her song “Lose My Head”. In Yerevan Freya scored 146 points, placing her 5th. Freya recieved 66 points from the professional juries, and 80 from the online voting – which was the most a country received in 2022 from online voters.
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