Zara Larsson and Cream Classical join lineup for Big Eurovision Welcome
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The Big Eurovision Welcome will take place outside St George’s Hall in Liverpool on Sunday 7th May.
Zara Larsson and Liverpool’s Cream Classical will be opening the show at The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome.
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The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome takes place on Sunday 7 May in Liverpool’s St. George’s Square in front of an audience of 25,000. Combining world-class music, aerial performances, projection mapping, drones display, fireworks and much more.
Hosted by Joel Dommett and AJ Odudu, the show celebrates both Eurovision and Liverpool, hosting the song competition final this year on behalf of Ukraine.
There will be multiple musical performances, all of which have been specially curated and include collaborations with arts groups such as LIPA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts), Motionhouse, House of Suarez, Zoo Nation, Liverpool Signing Choir and many more.
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Special moments will include Liverpool legends Ricky Tomlinson and Shirley Ballas, delivering their own special ‘love letters’ to Liverpool and its iconic history, written by children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce and Liverpool poet Pauline McAdam respectively. RuPaul’s Drag Race winner The Vivienne will perform, paying tribute to a Eurovision ABBA classic, and a ‘powerful women’ section will pay tribute to some of the Liverpool women who have made a real difference.
There’ll be a unique performance of The Beatles All You Need is Love, featuring multiple guest artists and original projection-mapped. European dance pop royalty Zara Larsson and Liverpool’s iconic Cream Classical will perform with a unique collaboration of You Got The Love. This spectacular end to the show will feature stunning aerial choreography and drones.
Tickets for National Lottery players to attend the show are free* and available from bigeurovisionwelcome.co.uk as a thank you to the National Lottery players for the £330M they have contributed to over 3,600 music and cultural projects in Liverpool alone. Those booking tickets will be required to confirm they have a National Lottery ticket that they can present on the day of the event.
Highlights of The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome will air on BBC One and BBC
iPlayer on Monday 8th May as part of a special programme, ‘Eurovision Welcomes The World’.