Kiev handed over the symbolic keys of the Eurovision-2017

The President of the city Council of Stockholm (Sweden) Eva-Louise Erlandsson, Lorac handed the symbolic keys of the Eurovision song contest the Eurovision song contest to the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko. About it reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

«I congratulate you, Mr. Klitschko and Kyiv city. People from around the world arrive for love to the music… Song contest in Stockholm was very successful, and now Kiev will be the place where will gather more than 200 million guests, thousands of journalists and fans. They will be wonderful ambassadors for Ukraine and Kiev», — said the President of the city Council of Stockholm during the handover of the keys.

It has become known, in which the semifinals are the participating countries of the Eurovision song contest-2017

She also gave a bunch of keys, which symbolize the country who took the Eurovision song contest previously.

In turn, the mayor of Kiev said that Kiev is looking forward to guests of Eurovision-2017 and carefully prepares for an important contest.

«This moment begins the countdown to the beginning of the Eurovision song contest, which this year will take place in Ukraine… All the contestants will take on the highest level. We will do everything to make with warmth and hospitality, which is characteristic for the Ukrainian people, all the guests,» — said Klitschko.

As reported, «Eurovision,» held in Kiev International exhibition centre on the Left Bank. The semifinal is scheduled for 9 and 11 may, the final on 13 may.

Participation in the international song contest that will take Ukraine, confirmed 43 countries. According to preliminary forecasts, during the contest of the Ukrainian capital will be visited by about 20 thousand people.

Note that the victory Jamala Eurovision in 2016 has brought not only joy, but also a huge array of work associated with the contest in Ukraine.

1 June 2016 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the composition of the Organizational Committee on preparation and holding of the Eurovision-2017, led by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.

The results of the selection of a host city of the Eurovision song contest-2017 announced the capital of Ukraine — Kiev. The main arena of the song contest this year will be the international exhibition centre. It is the largest Expo building in Ukraine, the architectural ensemble which consists of three pavilions with total area of 58 sq m. the Complex has a modern system of ventilation and air-conditioning, 15 conference halls, press-centre, restaurants and cafes.

The Eurovision funding will come from several sources. From the state budget to preparation and holding of the song contest dedicated 455,7 million hryvnia, and Kiev as the host city contributes $ 200 million. Assumes some income from sponsorship and advertising revenues as well as from ticket sales.

From 19 December we started the selection of volunteers who will work with the artists, the media, foreign delegations and guests of the international song contest and also help in the television production of the show, backstage and the fan zone. For the first day of the selection NTU got 1500 forms from those wishing to participate in Eurovision Voluteers ‘Family. Today the number of questionnaires exceeded 5000.

Started active work on creative content three show song contest. This deals with show producer Stuart Barlow and creative producer Oleg Bondarchuk.

Established the Headquarters for security issues in the Eurovision song contest. It is formed from specialists of all departments, finalizing a security plan of the Eurovision song contest.

In the mayor’s office are confident that they can please everyone: the guests who will come from all over Europe, and fastidious local, then many years will enjoy the benefits of civilization, created for the competition. So, the official guests of the Eurovision song contest will travel by public transport free of charge, in the capital Hydropark will repair the beach «Venice», from Vladimir hill to the Arch of Friendship of peoples plan to build a pedestrian bridge, as well as rekonstruiruet steps from the tithe lane to the tract potters.

In addition, KSCA expect to run river tram, which will go from the city a river port on the left Bank. And, of course, promise to fix the roads and put in order the surroundings of the IEC, in particular, to carry the Mafs out there that bloom in riotous color.

January 30, was presented the official slogan and logo contest. A key slogan of the «Eurovision» this year sounds like «Celebrate Diversity», which means «We respect diversity». The basis of the logo design is a traditional Ukrainian necklace namysto, which is not only the oldest female ornament, but also considered a talisman.

It has become known, in which the semifinals are the participating countries of the Eurovision song contest-2017

On Tuesday, January 31, took place the draw of the participating countries of the Eurovision song contest-2017.

Determine in which semi-finals will play all 43 participating countries of the Eurovision song contest-2017 was held in the column hall of Kyiv city state administration, said a New time.

In the first part of the draw determined in which semi-final will involve the country’s Big five (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK) and host country of the Eurovision song contest-2017 – Ukraine.

After that, between the two semi-finals has distributed the remaining 37 countries participating in Eurovision. In the first semi-final will perform 18 countries, and the second 19. The exact order of performers will be named later producers.

The fate of the Big five and Ukraine during the draw decided the winner of the Eurovision song contest from Ukraine in 2004 and 2016 – Ruslana and Jamal. The singer pulled the envelopes with the indication of the country and the number of semi-finals.

In the first semifinal of Eurovision-2017 will include representatives of the following countries:

1. Italy
2. Spain
3. UK
4. Montenegro (first half of the semifinals)
5. Finland (first half of the semifinals)
6. Georgia (first half of the semifinals)
7. Cyprus (second half of the semifinals)
8. Portugal (first half of the semifinals)
9. Belgium (the first half of the semifinals)
10. Slovenia (second half of the semifinals)
11. Sweden (first half of the semifinals)
12. Armenia (second half of the semifinals)
13. Of Moldova (the second half of the semifinals)
14. Czech Republic (second half of the semifinals)
15. Latvia (second half of the semifinals)
16. Albania (first half of the semifinals)
17. Iceland (second half of the semifinals)
18. Azerbaijan (first half of the semifinals)
19. Greece (second half of the semifinals)
20. Australia (first half of the semifinals)
21. Poland (second half of the semifinals)

In the second semifinal of Eurovision-2017 will include representatives of the following countries:

1. Germany
2. France
3. Ukraine
4. Switzerland (second half of the semifinals)
5. Macedonia (first half of the semifinals)
6. Estonia (second half of the semifinals)
7. Israel (the second half of the semifinals)
8. Bulgaria (second half of the semifinals)
9. Malta (first half of the semifinals)
10. Netherlands (first half of the semifinals)
11. Serbia (first half of the semifinals)
12. Denmark (first half of the semifinals)
13. Russia (first half of the semifinals)
14. Romania (first half of the semifinals)
15. San Marino (second half of the semifinals)
16. Lithuania (second half of the semifinals)
17. Croatia (second half of the semifinals)
18. Norway (the second half of the semifinals)
19. Belarus (second half of the semifinals)
20. Hungary (first half of the semifinals)
21. Austria (first half of the semifinals)
22. Ireland (first half of the semifinals)




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