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RAVE UKraine – Two simultaneous raves in Liverpool and Kyiv

Rave UKraine – the historic event taking place in Liverpool and Kyiv simultaneously on Sunday 7th May – has announced its first wave of acts confirmed to be performing. Hot Chip, the acclaimed band from the UK, will be performing a DJ set at the anticipated, one-off event. Ukrainian DJ Mingulitka is also confirmed to...

Eurovision volunteers trained up ready to hit the streets of Liverpool

Eurovision is starting to feel very real for Liverpool City Council’s 500 EuroVols, as the volunteers enjoy their first training session. After a welcome from Martin Green, Managing Director of Eurovision Song Contest 2023, the volunteers were given briefings about the programme of events happening in the city, Ukraine and Liverpool tourism, as well as health...

‘The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome’ confirms host Aj Odudu and ticket on-sale date

Liverpool City Region residents have the chance to be the first in the country to bag themselves FREE* tickets to ‘The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome’. Although general tickets for the 7 May spectacular will be released on Wednesday 5 April at 10am, a proportion of tickets will be made available to National Lottery players...

Egg-citing EuroLearn public art to be unveiled ahead of Easter

Giant eggs designed by children from across the Liverpool City Region and the Ukrainian community are going on display in Liverpool as the city prepares for both Easter and Eurovision. Inspired by the Ukrainian and Eastern European tradition of egg painting, Pysanka Eggs is a partnership between Liverpool City Council and Liverpool ONE. The designs...

Epic. Euphoric. Engaging. Entertaining… EuroFestival

Liverpool unveils details of 24 cultural commissions which will take over the city in the run-up to the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. Of the 24 brand-new commissions, 19 are collaborations between UK and Ukrainian artists Highlights from the programme include: Soloveiko Songbirds, Protect The Beats, Jamala – QIRIM, Welcome to Eurotopia, Land & Sky, Home...

Royal Albert Dock is ready to welcome the world for Eurovision

As Liverpool prepares itself for the arrival of the spectacular Eurovision Song Contest this year, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool has revealed the first of its celebratory events to mark the occasion, one which promises to dazzle and delight both local and international visitors. In the run-up to 13th May and the contest’s Grand Final, a...

TikTok selected as Official Entertainment Partner of Eurovision Song Contest 2023

TikTok will be the go-to entertainment destination for all things Eurovision with livestreams, exclusive performances, behind-the-scenes content and music playlists For fans in Liverpool, TikTok will be supporting busking stations across the city, host a performance with Eurovision legends in the official fanzone and partner with Liverpool City Council to help the community discover the...

Liverpool Biennial announces programme for its 12th edition opening June 2023

New venues announced include Tobacco Warehouse – the largest brickbuilt warehouse in the world – and the city’s historic Cotton Exchange building. Edgar Calel, Guadalupe Maravilla and Lubaina Himid join artists including Brook Andrew, Charmaine Watkiss, Gala Porras-Kim, Julien Creuzet, Raisa Kabir, Nicholas Galanin, Torkwase Dyson and Unmute Dance Theatre. A series of ambitious outdoor...

Liverpool BID Company launches Art & Culture Fund

Liverpool BID Company is launching a new Arts & Culture Fund for projects and events taking place in Liverpool city centre.  The new fund has two levels of grants; one for small grants of less than £5,000 which can cover 100% of the project, and a larger grant which can cover up to 50% of...

World Poetry Day Slam!

An exciting event ft students from 6 Liverpool schools will be taking place at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool on World Poetry Day, Tuesday 21 March 2023. The event concludes the ‘Spoken Word Power Project’ that Writing on the Wall has been delivering for the past 2 years in collaboration with Eastside Educational Trust. During...

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