Updated: May 14
Liverpool Has An Array Of Both Historic & Modern Day Gems - Here Are 7 Reasons Why The Liverpool City Region Would Be Perfect To Host Eurovision
1. World-Class Music Scene
The Liverpool City Region has an exceptional World-Class music scene and are home to one of the most influential bands in history - The Beatles. Not to mention the plethora of other incredible talent such as Cilla Black, Dead Or Alive, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Wombats, Half Man Half Biscuit, The Zutons, The Coral and Atomic Kitten to name but a few. As well as the people who found such musical talent, with Liverpool being the home of music mogul Brian Epstein.
2. Liverpool Is A UNESCO City Of Music
The City has clearly demonstrated its importance and musical heritage on a global scale, with yet another seal of approval through the UNESCO City Of Music marking that Liverpool recieved in 2015.
3. Liverpool Is 'The City Of Culture, At The Centre Of The Universe'
In the words of Paul McCartney, Liverpool is 'the City Of Culture, at the centre of the Universe', which he said to the crowd at his Headline Concert at Anfield during the incredible opportunity that was The European Capital Of Culture 2008. A feat which helped support in the renaissance of Liverpool as a global destination once again.
4. Liverpool Is The World Capital City of Pop
Liverpool is known as 'The World Capital City Of Pop' for a number of reasons, one of them being because the City has the most Number 1 hit songs in the world. This is just yet another reason why the City is at the forefront of the international music scene.
5. More Culture Than You Can See In A Weekend Break - Or Even As A Lifetime Local
You will never be bored in Liverpool. From achitectural treasures and Waterfront walks, to numerous beaches and parks. Shops galore and a pleathora of restaurants that make Liverpool's food and drink scene so special.
You can explore the Royal Albert Dock's buzzing, romantic nightlife. Even though more than 6,000,000 visitors a year visit this part of the Docklands, The Royal Albert still provides an intimate, untarnished and out-of-the-way feel for both locals and tourists alike.
You can also have your breath taken away by visiting the monolithic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. Not to mention the extensive collection of meuseums and art galleries on offer - from National Museum Liverpool's Maritime Museum, Museum Of Liverpool, World Museum and International Slavery Museum, to Tate Liverpool and the phenominal St. George's Hall.
There is so much to do, each visit will still leave you wanting more.
6. When Visiting Liverpool, People Realise What A Gem The City Really Is
Until people visit Liverpool they often can't believe how fabulous the City truly is - often because their reference point is of the older photographs reminicient of an exclusively industrial landscape of chimneys and smog. However, when visiting now, they realise that they will need more than just a few days in the City to even begin to appreciate what is on offer!
7. Liverpool Is The Second Most Filmed UK City
The Liverpool City Region now specialises in making things happen. And this is proven through how some of the biggest films in the world are now filmed in Liverpool. From Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them, to The Batman (2022), Captain America, Harry Potter and Fast & Furious!