The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the BBC have confirmed that the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be hosted in the United Kingdom on behalf of this year's winning broadcaster, Ukraine's UA:PBC.
Ukraine, as the winning country in 2022, will automatically qualify for the grand final of next year’s contest along with France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, the so-called ‘Big 5’ countries making the largest financial contributions to the contest.
The host city will be chosen in the coming months following a bidding process to be launched this week.
The world’s biggest song contest, Eurovision is a huge undertaking preceded by long and complex preparations and requiring flawless logistics organization and planning.
As part of the AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG corporate group, AsstrA UK Ltd stands ready to offer tailor -made logistics solutions to transport all necessary and provide customs clearance assistance.
“Based in London, AsstrA UK Ltd offers clients and partners a wide range of logistics services to help prepare for Eurovision. We provide sea, air and road transport solutions (https://asstra.co.uk/mode-of-transport/) for all kinds of products coming from Europe to the United Kingdom. Thanks to the group’s wide geographical coverage and network of offices in over 20 countries, we can bring equipment to the UK from all corners of the world. And that’s not all – we can also help with customs clearance and delivery to any location in the UK,” says Anna Smirnova, Head of AsstrA IPL UK.
Author: Agnieszka Krzepkowska.