A spectacular live show The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome takes place in front of St. George’s Hall in the hearth of Liverpool.
Up to 30,000 tickets for this essential event, which will take place on the evening of Sunday, May 7, as part of Liverpool’s ambitious plans to host the Eurovision Song Contest, will be made available to the general public for free* thanks to The National Lottery.
The show will celebrate Liverpool’s incredible musical talent, unique humour, and famously warm welcome as well as the partnership between Liverpool, Ukraine, and Eurovision that will define this year’s competition. Bringing together high profile performances, collaborations, and stunning production and staging, this high-energy show will welcome the largest crowd for any single event to be staged in Liverpool for Eurovision 2023.
This 90-minute outdoor show, hosted by AJ Odudu, will be one of the events to kick-off the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. It will turn Liverpool’s much loved St. George’s Hall and the surrounding area into a huge party for the people.
The National Lottery will provide thousands of free tickets to the public for this important event, which will take place on the Sunday evening as part of Liverpool’s ambitious plans to host the Eurovision Song Contest.
The show promises to celebrate the special relationship between Liverpool, Ukraine, and Eurovision that will define this year’s competition, even though much of its content is still kept a closely-guarded secret.
The energetic performance will be even larger in scope than the 2008 opening ceremony for the European Capital of Culture. The 14,000 square foot frontage of St. George’s Hall will be covered in never-before-seen, cutting-edge digital mapping, as well as a variety of musical performances, dancers, aerial performers, and other surprises throughout the evening.
The show will feature musical performances from famous Liverpudlians and Eurovision superstars, as well as appearances from well-known figures from the worlds of music, sport, and entertainment, as well as incredible local cultural and arts organisations. It will draw the largest audience for any single Eurovision 2023 event in the UK.
Tickets are available for free* for anyone who is a National Lottery player here. Tickets are on a first come, first served basis, as a thank you for the £330M they have contributed to over 3,600 music and cultural projects in Liverpool alone.
Those booking tickets will be required to confirm they have a National Lottery ticket that they can present on the day of the event.