Mother, Baileys and Dragged Up announce huge Eurovision 2023 party

Free up your calendars for May 13 because the Mother of all Eurovision parties is coming to Dublin!

The Eurovision 2023 Ukraine logo projected on stage.
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It’s official, to celebrate Eurovision 2023, Mother is hosting a huge viewing and dance party worthy of a douze points rating! The queer favourites will be taking over Opium on May 13 for an event that doubles up as a fundraiser for yours truly, GCN, Ireland’s national LGBTQ+ media.

Dragged Up’s one and only Victoria Secret will lead the line for the night, and in addition to watching the live final, expect incredible special guests and surprise performances from the likes of Pixie Woo and Marian Mary the 6th. If that wasn’t enough, Mother DJ Rocky T Delgado will be joined by GLAMO, spinning the decks into the early hours of the morning.

The song contest’s global sponsor for this year, Baileys, is also proudly supporting the event, and as doors open at 7pm, every attendee will be treated to a delicious complimentary drink on arrival.

Hosted in Liverpool, the 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will be presented by the iconic Graham Norton, alongside singer-songwriter Alesha Dixon, Emmy Award-winning actress Hannah Waddingham and Ukranian musician Julia Sanina. Additionally, viewers will be treated to commentary from comedian Mel Giedroyc, as well as BBC Radio 2’s Scott Mills and Rylan. 

While the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Ukraine have already secured their spots, entries from other countries, including Ireland’s Wild Youth, will battle it out in semi-finals on Tuesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 11, in hopes of securing qualification.

The result of the competition will be decided by juries and viewers watching at home, which for the first time, will include audience members from countries outside of the 37 that are taking part.

This year’s Eurovision is already tipped to be an incredible occasion, and with Mother at the helm, it really can’t get any better.

Tickets are on sale now for €10, snap yours up before its too late!

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