Thursday, May 19 2016 18:17 EEST
Organizers of Eurovision 2017 reveal terms of preparation for contest
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They are to define the city and the place for holding the event by the end of the summer. Formal preparations for the Eurovision-2017 song contest in Ukraine will start in three weeks. First of all, they are to hold a tender among cities which could host the contest.

'We are expecting representatives of the European Broadcasting Union (the Eurovision’s organizer) to come in 3 weeks. There will be the first meeting where we are to start the formal preparations for the contest,' - deputy director of the National Television Company of Ukraine Viktoria Romanova said.

According to her, the mandatory requirements and work specifications will be discussed at this meeting.

'According to current tradition, the organizers should define the place for the contest during the summer. Thus, we have the summer to decide. And we have to announce this decision (about the place for holding) in the late summer or early autumn,' Romanova added.

Kyiv, Odessa, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk and Kherson are among the candidates for hosting the Eurovision 2017.

As reported earlier to the, Jamala agreed to brighten fight between Volodymyr Klitschko and Tyson Fury by singing Ukrainian anthem.

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