The 67th Eurovision Song Contest kicked off with a bang on Tuesday night in the UK with the first of two semi-finals.
The city of Liverpool in northern England is playing host to the event this year, on behalf of last year’s winners Ukraine – whose culture was visible throughout proceedings, as it will be all week. A moving interval dance paid tribute to the country who are unable to host this year due to war.
The newly-crowned King and Queen made a surprise appearance – one of their first since their Coronation on Saturday – in the the opening sequence before the first semi-final began at the M&S Bank arena in Liverpool.
Read the full article. See snippets of all Eurovision finalists below and note the super gay gay gay entry from Belgium.
The 67th Eurovision Song Contest kicked off with a bang on Tuesday night in the UK with the first of two semi-finals https://t.co/MgSoF3ynbz
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) May 9, 2023
King Charles and Queen Camilla make a cameo appearance Eurovision Semi-Final https://t.co/8itNAy5kSP pic.twitter.com/BboiafDdY7
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) May 9, 2023
King Charles and Queen Camilla make a cameo … alongside Subwoolfer? Welcome to #Eurovision pic.twitter.com/Dv2YeEPRFn
— Scott Bryan (@scottygb) May 9, 2023
Frankie Goes To Hollywood played live for the first time in 36 years at a concert to mark the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool.
Band member Brian Nash spoke to #BBCBreakfast https://t.co/XK4HAdIrEe pic.twitter.com/51rxA9o3ax
— BBC Breakfast (@BBCBreakfast) May 8, 2023
Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s Original Lineup Reunite For The First Time In 36 Years. Only did one song, but still amazing. @SGHLpool @bbceurovision @Eurovision @TNLUK pic.twitter.com/Yc7JtTMzMy
— Sean Melia-Rogers 🐝🏳️🌈🏴🇬🇧 🇺🇦 (@SeanMeliaRoger1) May 7, 2023
And here’s Frankie Goes to Hollywood at the #Eurovision opening concert last night in #Liverpool#Eurovision2023pic.twitter.com/6sm6EkWdi6
— Chris Shaw (@The_ChrisShaw) May 8, 2023