Thursday, August 25 2016 18:30 EEST
Announcement of Eurovision 2017 host city in Ukraine has again been cancelled
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A briefing by the Cabinet of Ministers, which was scheduled for Thursday, August 25, to announce the host city of the Eurovision 2017 Song Contest in Ukraine rescheduled again

The reason for the cancellation has not been disclosed, according to Unian.

The announcement of the Eurovision 2017 host city was originally scheduled for July 27, but was postponed 'indefinitely' due financing issues related to the contest.

Head of the National Television Company of Ukraine Zurab Alasania explained that the postponement of the announcement was connected with the applicant cities' drawbacks.

On August 8, the Cabinet allocated UAH 450 million (US$18 million) to host the Eurovision contest in Ukraine.

As reported earlier by, Eurovision 2017 : Kyiv, Odesa and Dnipro have become the finalists of a Eurovision host city contest.

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