In just 2 more weeks, the Eurovision Song Contest will be taking place in Liverpool and the city is ready. Host broadcaster BBC has been announcing more and more news on the show, such as the guest performers for the semi-finals and the Grand Final. Now it has been revealed that during the semi-finals, a video will be shown that will welcome the viewers to Liverpool and also show support for the winners of Eurovision 2022, Ukraine.
Vitalii Mykolenko is one of the people set to appear in the the video. He is a 23-year old Ukranian athlete currently playing for Everton FC in the United Kingdom. He previously played in his home country for the club FC Dynamo Kiev. Mykolenko will be appearing in the video while being inside the stadium of his club.
Emma Koivisto & Sofie Lundgaard
Emma Koivisto (Finland) and Sofie Lundgaard (Denmark) both play for the woman’s team of Liverpool FC. In their scene, they are seen passing around the famous Anfield Stadium while showing an Ukrainian flag.
Famous British celebrity chef and tv-presenter (the Great British Bake-off) Paul Hollywood will also contribute, he will be showing his support for Ukraine by baking a beautiful cake in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Just looking at the picture makes my mouth water..
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