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Musical stairs and showstopping projections to take over Museum of Liverpool for Eurovision

In the coming days, the Museum of Liverpool will be transforming its steps and terraces, along with its iconic façade, to transport passers-by into fantastical, undiscovered worlds and immerse themselves in the musical spirit of Eurovision. From Monday 8 May, the magnificent south end of the museum, looking towards the city’s Royal Albert Dock and...

Disco fever sweeps Liverpool ahead of Eurovision

Ukrainian and Liverpool singers, artists and cooks will come together in a series of Solidarity Disco Banquets in the run up to the Eurovision Song Contest. Commissioned by Liverpool City Council’s Culture Liverpool as part of the host city’s EuroStreet programme, the Solidarity Disco Banquets are a joyful celebration of unity devised by award-winning arts...

Free Park-and-Ride service for Eurovision Welcome Concert

Music fans attending The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome concert on Sunday, 7 May are being offered a free park-and-ride service. Liverpool City Council and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have joined forces to give free access to a minimum of 1,000 vehicles at the Stanley Park car park, next to Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium....

The Full Eurovision Village line up has been announced!

The main stage line-ups for the official Eurovision Village have been revealed and it’s going to be nine blockbuster days! Around 100 acts – from pop royalty to future stars, community groups to children’s favourites– will take the stage across nine days, alongside a stellar line up of DJs. From the 5 – 12 May,...

First look at Unity Theatre and Culture Liverpool’s World-Premiere Production Maria

Next week, to celebrate Eurovision, Unity’s iconic venue on Hope Place will instead become A Place of Hope – a hub for Ukrainian creativity featuring world-premiere theatre, special events and exhibitions. Created in partnership with award-winning Ukrainian theatre makers Yurii Radionov and Shorena Shoniia, this jam-packed programme runs from Tue 2 – Fri 12 May...

Underwater sea disco kicks off city’s Eurovision party

As the city gears up for the biggest Eurovision takeover a host city has ever staged, more details have been unveiled about a very special event which will kick-start Liverpool’s celebrations. The Blue and Yellow Submarine Parade will take over the city centre on Friday 5 May, and will see an underwater sea disco come to life...

Douze points as biggest Eurovision education programme ever hits Merseyside

A giant chessboard, a lip-sync battle and an art trail inspired by local and European art are among the 27 school projects across Liverpool City Region which have received EuroGrant funding to celebrate Eurovision. Supported by Spirit of 2012, Liverpool City Council’s Culture Liverpool team invited schools across Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton, Halton, St Helens and...

First acts announced as Liverpool and Eurovision icons to perform at Eurovision welcome

The final wave of more than 9,000 tickets for ‘The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome’ will be released on Tuesday 25 April at 12.00 noon. Comedian and TV personality Joel Dommett will join AJ Odudu on stage at the event outside St George’s Hall, Liverpool on Sunday 7th May, alongside the first performers for the 90-minute...

Get ready to plan an unforgettable Eurovision experience in Liverpool

A brand-new app and visitor guide is being launched to inspire visitors to plan an unforgettable Eurovision experience in Liverpool. With one week to go before the Eurovision celebrations begin, Eurovision fans and visitors from around the world can start planning their itineraries with the help of the VisitLiverpool App and Visitor Guide. Produced by...

Royal Albert Dock partners with Olia Hercules for ‘Eat Drink Ukraine’

As part of its exciting programme of events celebrating Liverpool hosting the Eurovision Song Contest, Royal Albert Dock have partnered with leading chef Olia Hercules for its ‘Eat Drink Ukraine’ campaign. Bringing Ukrainian culture to Liverpool’s waterfront, Olia Hercules has developed two recipes for a selection of the dock’s bars and eateries, allowing visitors to...

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