80 percent of Eurovision tickets sold, - Ukraine's State Public TV and Radio Company
Most of this year’s Eurovision tickets are already sold; as of April 4, almost 27,000 of them were sold, which makes 80 percent of the total amount of the tickets designed for sale. Pavlo Hrytsak, the deputy director of the State Public TV and Radio Company said this as quoted by the contest’s press service.
EBU does not exclude that Russia may be excluded from participation in Eurovision-2018
European Broadcasting Union (EBU) does not exclude considering the possibility of Russia’s disqualification from Eurovision in 2018. This was reported by EBU’s official representative David Goodman to TASS.
Russia’s Channel 1 to not broadcast Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine
Russia’s TV Channel 1 will not be broadcasting Eurovision 2017 song contest, slated in Ukraine in May. Such decision was made after the Russian side rejected the options offered by the European Broadcasting Union – those regarding this country’s representative at Eurovision Yulia Samoylova.
Photos from Eurovision 2017 main venue
Eurovision 2017’s main venue at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv opened its doors to reporters. Press service of the National Public Television of Ukraine reported that on Tuesday.
Poroshenko: Russia seeks provocation not participation in Eurovision
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia did not want participation in the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, as it was seeking provocation by sending singer Yulia Samoilova, who has violated Ukraine's entry and exit requirements while visiting Russia-occupied Crimea.
Eurovision operator: Ukraine might be excluded in future if Russia doesn't participate
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which operates the Eurovision Song Contest, says Ukraine's National Public Broadcasting Company (UAPBC) might be excluded from future events if a Russian contestant is not allowed to participate in this year's competition in Kyiv, according to a letter sent by EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre to Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on March 23.
Kremlin hopes Kyiv to backtrack decision on Russian Eurovision singer – media
The Kremlin is calling on Ukraine to review its entry ban on Russia's singer who planned to participate in this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Yulia Samoilova, according to Russian news agency TASS.
Security Service bans entry of Russia's contestant Samoylova to Eurovision
Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) prohibits entry of Russian artist Yuliya Samoylova, chosen for Eurovision song contest this year, for three years. This was reported by SBU speaker on Facebook.
Security Service of Ukraine prepares documents banning Russian Eurovision participant from entering Ukraine
Eurovision, the annual international pop song competition between member states of the European Broadcasting Union, will take place in Kyiv in May 2017. However, Russian participant Yulia Samoylova may not be allowed into Ukraine, because in 2015 the singer violated Ukrainian legislation: she performed in the annexed Crimea in violation of the procedure established by Ukraine.
Security Service of Ukraine will verify information about Russian Eurovision candidate's visits to Crimea
The Ukrainian Security Service will check the authenticity of information regarding possible visits by the Russian singer Yulia Samoylova to the Russia-annexed Crimea. This was stated by Security Service spokesperson Olena Gitlyanska.
Russia announces its candidate for Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine
Singer Yulia Samoylova will represent Russian in the singing contest Eurovision 2017, which will be held in the Ukrainian capital in May. This was reported on Sunday, March 12, on Channel One Russia. Samoylova will sing the song “Flame is Burning.” Because she is disabled, the singer is confined to a wheelchair.
Some Eurovision 2017 organizers left the project due to the appointment of new head of competition
A number of employees that were part of the organizing committee of Eurovision 2017 of the National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine, responsible for the preparation and holding of the song contest in Kyiv said that they stopped their work on the project, Deutsche Welle reported.
Russia will take part in Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine
A record number of participating countries – 43 – will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest. The official website of the event reports this.
Dnipro mayor: 'Kyiv made a farce with five-time announcement of the winner city for Eurovision 2017'
Borys Filatov condemned the responsible committee’s decision to host the song contest in the Ukrainian capital
Saakashvili: 'Decision on Eurovision in Kyiv is another case of rigged bids'
Some Ukrainian officials raise scandal over hosting the 2017 song contest in the capital
The Song Contest Eurovision 2017 will take place in Kyiv
After 3 months of date shifting organizers finally announced the winning city
Australia and Russia may receive right to hold Eurovision 2017, if Kyiv will not decide which city will host the song contest
Ukraine may not have time to prepare for Eurovision 2017
Announcement of Eurovision 2017 host city in Ukraine has again been cancelled
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
Eurovision 2017 : Kyiv, Odesa and Dnipro have become the finalists of a Eurovision host city contest
Winner will be announced on July 27
Six Ukrainian cities apply for Eurovision-2017
Six Ukrainian cities have provided formal applications for the right to host the most popular song contest, the Minister of Culture Yevhen Nyshchuk says.
Eurovision-2017: Ukrainian cities start active struggle for right to host Eurovision Song Contest
As it turned out, a lot of Ukrainian cities are eager to host the most expected European contest.
The Eurovision 2017 organizers will choose one of several Ukraine’s cities to host Eurovision 2017
Qualification procedure begins on June 24.
Eurovision 2016: Adele admits she likes Jamala's song
Famous singer made such recognition during her concert in Amsterdam.
Ukrainian artist drew Eurovision winner Jamala in the sand
Former Kharkiv resident Tetiana Galitsyna moved to Warsaw after her victory in the contest in 2013. She opened the first school of sand animation in Poland.
Jamala to give an additional concert in Kiev, Ukraine
The program will be based on her album 'Podyh', released in 2015.
Jamala’s triumph at the Eurovision 2016 is victory over 'evil' - Petro Poroshenko
Ukraine’s leader visited a concert dedicated to victims of the Crimean Tatars’ genocide and awarded Jamala with the title of People's Artist. He’s sure that her victory is extremely essential.
Organizers of Eurovision 2017 reveal terms of preparation for contest
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.
'You are the only one' - Lazarev’s song opened Jamala’s press-conference
Press-conference of the new 'Eurovision' winner Jamala started from the discomfiture. The song 'You Are the Only One' by Sergey Lazarev ironically started to sound at the beginning of the event, which became a total surprise to everyone who attended it.
Russia offered to send the ensemble of the Armed forces to Eurovision 2017
Milonov thinks that it’s better for the Russian Federation to refuse to participate in this contest from now forward.
Original Jamala's song title was 'Crimea is ours' - Poroshenko
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the song of Eurovision-2016’s winner Jamala had an original Tatar title 'Crimea is ours,' 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.