Several countries have already decided which artists will represent them at the contest «Eurovision-2017» in Kiev. In particular, with their representative on this year’s «Eurovision» was defined Belarus, UKRINFORM writes.
In Ukraine from this country will go to the group Naviband with the song Historyja majho zyccia («the Story of my life»).
With his artist for the «Eurovision-2017» and decided the Georgia. It will be represented by singer Tako Gachechiladze. At the competition, the artist will perform the song «Keep the Faith» («Keep the faith») of his own composition.
In 2009, the singer in the group «Stefane and 3G» was supposed to represent Georgia at Eurovision. But then in the song We Don’t Wanna Put In by the organizers because of the ambiguous name which on hearing perceived as «We don’t wanna Putin» («We do not need Putin«) withdrew the team from competition.
The name of the artist, who in may will represent Ukraine at the song contest «Eurovision-2017» will be known on February 25. This is stated on the official website of the Ukrainian selection in Facebook.
According to the organizers of the national selection for the right to represent Ukraine in the contest will compete 21 performers.
«Music producer Konstantin Meladze together with the team of the national selection «Eurovision-2017″ held a draw determined the order of performances of semi-finalists in the competition will be held three semi-finals, each of which will perform for eight performers,» says the official report.
4 Feb its composition will present skai, Roma, veremeichik and the group LUMIERE, Monochromea, Laliko, «Back Flip», MamaRika, TAYANNA and Arsen Mirzoyan.
11 February will be LETAY, Mila nitich, KUZNETSOV, AGHIAZMA, DETACH, ROZHDEN, Panivalkova and ILLARIA.
On February 18 the group will perform Kuzma Scriabin Singing Pants, O. Torvald, Anastasia Prudius, Vitaly Kozlovsky, KADNAY, MELOVIN, Green Grey and Vivienne Mort.
«The name of the artist, who in may will represent Ukraine at «Eurovision-2017″, will be determined in the final of national selection on February 25,» — noted the organizers of the Ukrainian selection.
They also note that the voting system remains the same: the jury is to expose the participants score, the audience vote, sending SMS, and then the scores from the judges and the audience are summarized.
Judging participants will be Konstantin Meladze, Jamal, Andrei Danilko, and leading the national selection will be Sergey Prytula.
Recall that the «Eurovision-2017» will be held in Ukraine due to the Ukrainian singer Jamal, who in may of 2016 won with a song «1944». The competition will take Kiev. Eurovision will be held in International exhibition centre (IEC) on the Left Bank of the Dnieper. Already defined date: the semi-finals will take place on 9 and 11 may, the final is scheduled for may 13.
Participation in the international song contest have confirmed 43 countries. According to preliminary forecasts, during the contest of the Ukrainian capital will be visited by about 20 thousand people.
The country began to call the names of the participants of «Eurovision-2017» 24.01.2017