All the attention has been on Kyiv as the host nation, but now the attention is on who will represent the host nation Ukraine on home ground. The Ukranian broadcaster, NTU (in collaboration with STB) have announced the 24 acts which will perform as part of the national final. The national selection has three stages.…Read More
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2017 Core Team Expands: Major Milestones Met in Kyiv!
We are now officially in 2017, the year that we’ll be heading to Kyiv for Eurovision in May. The hosting broadcaster NTU have now chosen the creative agency and the travel agency, and the core team has expanded to include the stage designer, show producer and creative director. The new team members have all been…Read More
Ukraine on track to host Eurovision 2017
Since the announcement that Ukraine would indeed host the Eurovision Song Contest, there were huge doubts as to whether the nation could successfully host. A number of reference group meetings that have already taken place have highlighted some of the issues that Ukraine faces regarding the mammoth task of hosting the contest. Despite that, the…Read More
Eurovision 2017 Updates: Will Kyiv Be Ready?
This week, the Reference Group, who is the governing body for the Eurovision Song Contest have met up in the 2017 host country Kyiv to talk about the upcoming contest. The meetings occur regularly, and are a way to ensure that the planning process is on schedule. Jon Ola Sand, the Executive Supervisor of the…Read More
Eurovision 2017: We’re heading to Kyiv!
FINALLY! We have an answer! After the announcement has been postponed many times, we’ve now been informed that it will in fact be the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv who will host the 2017 Eurovision song contest! The European Broadcasting Union and the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) have decided that Kyiv is the ideal…Read More
Tick-Tock: Eurofans left waiting for News on the host city
It seems like an eternity ago we were watching the Ukrainian cities fight it out on the televised city battle, all hoping to win the right to host the contest in 2017. After the battle, we were left with three cities: Kyiv, Dnipro and Odessa. The organisation committee and representatives from the EBU have now…Read More