Eurovision will open voting to viewers all over the world for the primary time subsequent 12 months

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  • Viewers will be capable to vote by way of a safe on-line platform.
  • A full listing of eligible international locations can be printed nearer to the time of the occasion, which is often held in Could.
  • The 2023 Eurovision Tune Contest can be held within the northern English metropolis of Liverpool on behalf of this 12 months’s winners, Ukraine.
Spectators in international locations that don’t take part within the Eurovision Tune Contest will be capable to vote for his or her favourite act subsequent 12 months for the primary time within the competitors’s historical past, the organizer introduced on Tuesday.

It stated the brand new “Remainder of the World” vote was to strengthen the viewers’s energy to affect the outcomes and acknowledge the worldwide attain of the competitors, which final 12 months attracted a tv viewers of greater than 160 million.

Viewers will be capable to vote through a safe on-line platform and a full listing of eligible international locations can be printed nearer to the time of the occasion, which is often held in Could.
“Votes from non-participating international locations can be mixed to create a pool of factors with the identical weight as a collaborating nation in each the semi-finals and the grand closing,” contest organizers stated on their web site.
The 2023 Eurovision Tune Contest can be held within the northern English metropolis of Liverpool on behalf of this 12 months’s winners, Ukraine.

Many years-old custom often dictates that the winner of the competition hosts it the next 12 months, however the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) stated safety causes as a result of ongoing battle meant runners-up the UK would host as a substitute .

Contest organizers stated they had been additionally making modifications to the voting system for the semi-finals, which might now be determined by viewers alone as a substitute of a mixture of viewer votes and nationwide juries of music consultants as beforehand.
The grand closing outcomes will nonetheless be determined by a mixture of viewer and jury votes.

He stated the modifications had been designed to guard the integrity of the occasion after irregular voting patterns in six international locations’ leads to the 2022 contest.

“In 2023 solely viewers of the Eurovision Tune Contest will resolve which international locations make it to the grand closing and, because the occasion’s international impression displays, everybody watching the present, wherever they dwell on the earth, will be capable to vote for his or her favourite songs.” . stated Eurovision govt supervisor Martin Osterdahl.

“We are able to additionally preserve the custom of touring round Europe and Australia to gather factors and guarantee an thrilling voting sequence with the winner solely revealed on the finish of the present.”

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