Eurovision 2017 entertainment points start working in Kyiv
All the entertainment points prepared for the Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv are opened and now are working. Diana Popova, the Culture Department Director of Kyiv city hall, reported that on Thursday, May 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eurovision 2017: Cabinet of Ministers provided $18 million to organize the Eurovision
Decision was made on August 8
Ukrainian singer Jamala released album 1944 in the US
It’s title track was performed on behalf of Ukraine two months ago in Stockholm at the international song contest Eurovision-2016, where Jamala got the first place
Red Hot Chili Peppers recently arrived in Kyiv to perform at the U-Park Festival, bassist Flea even tried to play the bandura
According to Ukraine Today, RHCP's Flea plays bandura in Kyiv
Kirkorov told about the task set before him by Putin
Russian singer Philipp Kirkorov thinks that he deals with import phase-out of foreign performers, helping to develop Russian show business, RBC-Ukraine reports with reference to 'Echo of Moscow'. He noted that he carries out the task set by Putin.
Eurovision 2016: Adele admits she likes Jamala's song
Famous singer made such recognition during her concert in Amsterdam.
Ukrainian indie rockers won in the international competition
The band, which was originally based in Donetsk, and eventually moved to Kyiv, plays a fusion of classic and psychedelic rock and indie.
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.
Ukrainian Lviv launches LvivKlezFest 2016
The festival will be held under the motto '760 years of Lviv’s unique stories: Jewish music is back.' Lviv will hold the 8th International Festival of Jewish music LvivKlezFest 2016 from May 23 to June 5. It will be held under the motto '760 years of Lviv’s unique stories: Jewish music is back.'
World Championship of Performing Arts: Ukrainian girl is to represent her country in Hollywood popular show
The traditional most popular Eurovision song contest was held in May. This year it brought victory to Ukraine in the person of Jamala. And in July, Hollywood will host one more important contest, which is known as the World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA). Ukraine will be represented there by a young singer Sofia Tarasova.
Ukraine welcomes GARDEN MUSIC – the festival of festivals
GARDEN MUSIC – is the first international festival of festivals, which will unite more than 10 different festivals.
Watch: Ukrainian band conquers Youtube with new clip
The band has released its new clip under the name of 'Agon'. Ukrainian band 'Agon' has released its new clip 'Every man for himself' that caused a big stir in the network.
Ukraine's popular rock group 'Okean Elzy' presents new album
It’s the first time when the band had made musical clips for all the singles before the new album’s release.
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.
DPR is shocked: All plans for Mariupol’s capture are failed - 40 thousand fans of 'Okean Elzy' sang the national anthem of Ukraine
From 6:00 a.m. on May 17, residents of Mariupol started gathering at Illichivets sports complex, where Okean Elzy band gave a free concert in the evening. More than 40,000 citizens came to the place of performance of the legendary band in the evening. Meanwhile, about 20,000 thousand people gathered near the complex. The apotheosis of the concert became the performance of the anthem of Ukraine. All the 40 thousand people sang it.
Sergey Lazarev about his Eurovision defeat: 'I felt so abashed that I was at a loss for words'
The singer was waiting for the results as for the verdict. Sergey Lazarev, who took third place at the Eurovision 2016, commented the overall results of the music contest to Sobesednik.ru.
Russian singer Kobzon decides to become the oldest participant of Eurovision 2017
The aged singer and State Duma deputy Iosif Kobzon decided to defend Russian honor at Eurovision 2017 personally. He even isn’t afraid to go to Ukraine, which he hates.
There can only be one winner. Ukraine is, and will remain, the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest!
The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was a spectacular show and a testament to a year of hard work by so many people from so many countries. The live shows were world-class television productions with a thriller climax on Saturday night. The Eurovision Song Contest is a competition. There can only be one winner. We understand that not everyone agrees with the outcome of this year's Eurovision Song Contest however in a competition where the results are decided based on a subjective and often very personal opinions, there will always be people who do not agree. Regardless of this, the result remains valid by all means, in accordance with the rules as they were known to each participating broadcaster, each artist and each dedicated fan.
Spain and Eurovision: Jamala won, because she was the best!
Of course, you can find a lot of interesting in other countries’ media which wrote about Eurovision. But they almost repeat after one another.
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized before the band were set to play the KROQ Weenie Roast in Los Angeles
According to Rollingstone, Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized due to 'complications from the intestinal flu.'
France: 'Don’t forget to vote for Ukraine'
At first one cannot say something special about French media. They also wrote about the meaning and content of the song and quoted Russian comments - for example, the Agence France-Presse or prominent Le Figaro have their own articles on Russia’s nervous reaction. The Ukrainian representative’s victory 'became predictably unpopular in Russia, where a lot of people voted for the abolition of its 'political victory' in the competition with Russia's candidate,' the newspaper writes.
Can Putin send Lazarev to the Gulag prison now? How did Great Britain comment on Jamala’s victory
Most European outlets probably has been mentioning the fact that the results of Eurovision base on a political component. Russia has lost the contest in Stockholm and generally accepted this idea try to justify the defeat of its representative. And what do European citizens think about this?
Poland and San Marino in Eurovision: So different Ukraine’s fans
Only two from all the participating countries gave Ukraine the most points (12 both from viewers and national jury).
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