University of Liverpool students were given the chance to meet with Eurovision stars at a special preview gala at The Tung Auditorium before the grand final last weekend.
Iru from Georgia, Diljá from Iceland, and Monika Linkytė from Lithuania all performed exclusive pared-back versions of their hit Eurovision entries, along with other songs at at a special Eurovision preview concert on campus.
Joining them at the event were Liverpool singer-songwriter Pixey and two performers from the University of Liverpool’s partner university, Sumy State University in Ukraine; singer Polina Hrechyshkina and contemporary dancer Iryna Kuts.
University of Liverpool students from Ukraine, Lithuania and Iceland met the stars backstage to wish them well in the Eurovision final.
This event was part of a programme of University of Liverpool events that aimed to promote learning and celebrating culture in the lead up to Eurovision, including the ‘United by Music’ festival in the renamed ABBAcromby Square.