The cost of Eurovision 2017 will exceed the expected income. How is the preparation for the competition

The Eurovision song contest-2017, which will be held in Kiev, is a fashion importance for Ukraine despite the fact that the costs will exceed expected revenue. This was stated by the Executive producer of the Eurovision-2017 Victoria Romanova in the air of Gromadsky.

«Eurovision is an image project. It’s not a cost, it is an investment. I would advise you to consider these funds. We all know that is expensive. It is not small. This time and investment in Ukraine, in infrastructure, in the image and in the future,» she said.

It is assumed that the income from the holding of the Eurovision-2017 Ukraine will amount to about UAH 200 million, while the expenses laid about 430 million.

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. The biggest music event of the year is the national television company of Ukraine (NTU), which reported on what has been achieved, writes 112 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.

June 24th began the selection of the host city of Eurovision-2017, which lasted little more than two months and consisted of four stages: enrollment, and analysis working group of NTU, presentation at the meeting of the organizing Committee and selection of finalists and on the cities of the finalists.

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.

At the meeting of 11 October, the government approved the Plan of measures on preparation and holding of the Eurovision song contest. The Ministers also decided not to use the maximum amount of expenses for acquisition of necessary equipment. Everything you need to organize events tenders permitted under the simplified procedure. And the Cabinet of Ministers approved a specially defined list of such goods, works and services.

In addition, the Cabinet abolished the restrictions on temporary stay in Ukraine for foreigners involved in the preparation of the Eurovision song contest.

In parallel, formed a team of Eurovision-2017. In its present composition has 20 employees, NTU and 18 invited experts. But in 2017, the number of people who will work on the organization of the international song contest in Ukraine will increase.

At the same time, has signed a contract with the administration of the main arena of the song contest — International exhibition centre rental of premises for the preparation and holding of Eurovision-2017. Rental will be 35.1 million UAH. The selection of the company, which will deal with equipment IEC stands.

Elected contractor and the design concept of the stage of the Eurovision song contest-2017. Production designer who will design the stage, will be the company Wieder Design and world-renowned designer Florian Buckets. This is the fourth stage, which he will develop for the international song contest. Buckets considers its main task — to create a feeling of happiness and delight everyone who will join the Eurovision song contest.

«I had already planned to use some revolutionary new developments, but until then I’ll keep them secret. The stage design of Eurovision-2017 will be unique and different from previous shows,» he said.

Defined by the official tour operator. Services for reservation of hotel rooms for the period of the competition will provide the company

The winner of the selection of the creative concept of the Eurovision song contest in 2017. The winner was a creative Union of two creative agencies: Republique and Banda agency, which specially for this project formed a company «Group RE Design». The idea of logo and slogan of the Eurovision song contest that will take Ukraine, invited 11 of the best creative agencies in the country. Presentation of the creative concept will be held in January 2017.

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.

Work continues on the selection of the major locations of the Eurovision song contest-2017. These include the venue of the opening ceremony and red carpet, as well as the location of the town and Eurovision Euroclub.

Started active work on creative content three show song contest. This deals with show producer Stuart Barlow and creative producer Oleg Bondarchuk. Barlow has more than 25 years of experience in media industry. He has worked on the Eurovision in 2011 in düsseldorf, took part in the creative production of Eurovision song contests in Baku, Malmo, Copenhagen, Vienna.

Bodnarchuk — Director and creative Director of the biggest Ukrainian and foreign show. Worked on projects «Factory of stars» «the Voice» and «the Voice kids». Successfully proved himself as a Director in the project «America’s got talent», was a Director award «M1 Music Awards» in 2015, and the project «Miss Ukraine» in 2015 and 2016.

The selection of the leading Eurovision-2017, developed the idea of filling the interval acts postcards, the list of special guests.

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.

Participation in the international song contest that will take Ukraine, confirmed 43 countries. Semi-finals will take place in Kiev on 9 and 11 may, the final on 13 may. According to preliminary forecasts, during the contest of the Ukrainian capital will be visited by about 20 thousand people.

The cost of Eurovision 2017 will exceed the expected income. How is the preparation for the competition 06.01.2017

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