For the first time ever, the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final show will be broadcast live into more than 500 cinemas across the United Kingdom, allowing fans to come together and be ‘united by music’ sharing in the incredible experience of celebrating the biggest, brightest, boldest music party of the year on the big screen.
John Travers of CinemaLive, distributors of the event in cinemas said, “We’re delighted to be working with the BBC to bring Eurovision’s Grand Final live into cinemas across the UK for the first time ever! We want audiences to enjoy themselves, come along in groups, get your fancy dress on, and come together to enjoy this historic occasion on the big screen.”
Hosted this year in Liverpool by the BBC on behalf of Ukraine to a global audience of more than 160 million, the 67th Eurovision Grand Final will take place on May 13.
Eurovision fans will be able to take to their seats with their friends in their local cinema to view a special preview of BBC Three’s new show I Kissed a Boy presented by Dannii Minogue before the Grand Final takes place.
Fans can bring their usual Eurovision parties from the front room to the cinema, with fancy dress heavily encouraged.
Presented on the big screen and in 5.1 surround sound, the screenings of the Eurovision - Grand Final Live encourages sing-a-longs with all 26 acts that will make up this year’s final.
The UK is hosting Eurovision this year on behalf of Ukraine, following the country’s victory at the 2022 contest with the song Stefania by Kalush Orchestra.