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'Let's fill the arena with EU flags!' Sturgeon sparks backlash after Glasgow Eurovision claims

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Scotland's largest city by population hasher seven UK cities capable of hosting the Eurovision Song ContestSelected as a finalist for the city. Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield in May 2023. After 20 cities expressed interest in the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), London and Belfast were surprisingly ridiculed.Britain is hosting Eurovision instead of war-torn Ukraine after British singer Sam Ryder finished second in this year's contest.

Prime Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon wasted some time celebrating the good news as Scotland could host Eurovision, saying: Must be Glasgow!" he tweeted. She accompanied this with a party hat emoji.

Twitter user "Simon (spud) Wynn" (@simonspudwynn) was outraged. “Can you cram the arena with EU flags and Remoaners and turn it into a political event?”

I don't even want to be a club! It's hypocrisy!"

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Nicola Sturgeon Furious after claiming this year's Eurovision should be held in Glasgow (Image: GETTY)

Twitter user "Graeme Macdonald" (@Squirrelsings) wrote: A view from the outside of the Indiprism.

``Does the leader of the nationalist government who promised a 2023 referendum want to celebrate all things British?

'' On the other side, you All this should be about SNP and UK and Ukraine. "

"Bob Dryden" (@bobbyd424) commented, "What a chance."

Read more: London was removed from the 2023 shortlist

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Glasgow is one of seven UK cities shortlisted to host the Eurovision Song Contest (Image: GETTY)

Several others argued that the Scottish government would stop "wasting" money on hosting Eurovision, and that the country's more pressing problems, such as the cost of living crisis, would I said we need to focus on the issues

"Ken McKirdy" (@kenmckirdy) said: "I'm sorry, but if Glaswegian taxpayers' money can't afford to heat their homes or support their families, I don't want to waste Glaswegian taxpayers' money on this dross."

Fellow Twitter user ``Scott Knight (@scottknight12) also commented: ``Maybe if we get it, we can empty the bins and clean the streets?

In order to host the Eurovision Song Contest, the host city must demonstrate that it has all the necessary facilities such as transportation, accommodation and international flights at the airport. You should also go through the bidding process. [Opinion]

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British participant Sam performing at this year's Eurovision Song Contest Ryder (Image: GETTY)

The hosting venue can accommodate approximately 10,000 people, has easy access to international airports, and can host at least 2,000 delegates, Must have adequate accommodation for journalists and spectators.

Last month, Glasgow City Council declared the city's bid "the safest hand" after hosting his COP26 climate conference, which will be attended by world leaders in November 2021. .

A Congressional spokesman said: : "We have been working hard on the bid since the possibility of the UK hosting on behalf of Ukraine.

"We have met all the technical requirements. and know that the people of Glasgow are eager to welcome the world with open arms. A final decision is expected in the fall.