Ukraine to cede Eurovision hosting duties to Britain for 2023

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Ukraine will hand over Eurovision hosting duties to Britain next year, despite winning this year’s event, due to lingering dangers caused by the war there, said the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Monday. Britain came second in this year’s contest, so the European EBU opened talks with the BBC, according to the public broadcaster. “We’re exceptionally grateful that the BBC has accepted to stage the Eurovision Song Contest in the UK in 2023,” said Martin Österdahl, the Eurovision Song Contest’s executive supervisor, in a statement issued by the EBU. It is not yet known which British city w…

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