“It is with great regret that our colleagues and friends are on duty Ukraine Unable to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. It is a great honor to be asked to organize the largest and most complex music competition in the world. The BBC is committed to making this event a true reflection of Ukrainian culture while showing the diversity of British music and creativity. The BBC will now begin the search for a host city to work with us on one of the most exciting events to come to Britain in 2023,” the BBC CEO said in a statement. Tim Davy Posted on Twitter.

Kalush Orchestra wins Eurovision 2022

EBU On June 17 I announced this for security reasonsEurovision Song Contest 2023 The year will not be held in Ukraine It announced that it would start talks with the BBC as a public broadcaster in the UK about the possibility of hosting the competition in 2023.

Ukrainian Minister the culture Oleksandr Tkachenko At the time, he stated that Kyiv did not agree with this decision and announced that Ukraine would demand its withdrawal.

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This year the competition was won by a team from Ukraine Kaloosh Orchestra. According to the rules, the winning country will host the event the following year, provided certain criteria are met, including the cost-effectiveness of organizing the event and the safety of all stakeholders, including the public.