Song Contest in Kyiv
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Kyiv will be the city to host Eurovision in May 2017.
Capital won the right to host the biggest musical event in Europe as a result of the selection of host cities of Eurovision-2017, in which 5 Ukrainian cities competed for the contest: Kherson, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Lviv, Odessa Kyiv.
The main musical arena next year will be the International Exhibition Center in Kiev, located on the left bank.
The expo center is situated five minutes walk from Livoberezhna metro station at Brovarsky Avenue and only 5 stops by metro or 10 minutes by car away from Khreshchatyk, main Kiev street in the city center. It also has good connection with Boryspil International Airport lying at 27 km distance
It also has a smooth connection with Boryspil International Airport lying at 27 km distance.
This location has the necessary technical and logistical resources to create appropriate conditions for rehearsals, actors, journalists and placement of about 11 thousand spectators and fans.
The Red Carpet will be located in Sofiyska Square outside of Saint Sophia’s Cathedral in Kyiv.
Here all the contestants will be introduced to the press, fans, and guests.
A record number of participants – 43 countries – will compete for the victory at the international song contest Eurovision-2017, which will be held in the capital of Ukraine.
So many contestants in the history of the show were only twice – in 2008 and 2011.
The Ukrainian ticket agency www.concert.ua is chosen as official ticket partner for Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
I will keep you informed about the date for the tickets to be released.
The company “Pilot” has been chosen as the official travel agent of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
This decision was made following the selection held by the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU), the Host Broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, since November.
The Euro Club is planned to be held at the CEC Parkovy (wwwparkovy.info), Congress and exhibition center in the Ukrainian capital.
For some special parties, the official after parties and performances by participants you will surely Need official accreditation for access.
Florian Wieder has become the stage designer of the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in the capital of Ukraine in spring 2017.
This is the fourth stage that he develops for the international song contest.
Florian Wieder’s portfolio includes the Eurovision stages in Dusseldorf, Baku, and Vienna, as well as such projects as The X-Factor talent show in Great Britain and the USA, and MTV Video Music Awards.
The winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest creative concept pitch has been chosen.
These are two Ukrainian creative agencies: Republique and Banda Agency.
The live shows will take place on Tuesday 9th May (First Semi-Final), Thursday 11th May (Second Semi-Final), with the Grand Final on Saturday 13th May.
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Update: As for February,25
The first batch of tickets for the Grand Final is completely sold out (“flew away” in 15 minutes after the start of sales).
Now the quotes and applications for tickets from delegations, sponsors embassies of participating countries and partners of the competition are processed. After that, the remainder of tickets will be determined.
Information about it will be published on the websites https://www.concert.ua/events/eurovision http://www.eurovision.tv/page/timeline, as well as in communities of Concert.ua and the Eurovision Song Contest after February 21.
On the “Eurovision-2017” the tickets are being sold for 9 shows.
The system is simple: the two semi-finals and one final are accounted for by three concert events.
Three of them will be broadcasted live:
the First Semi-Final (Live) (09.05, 22:00)
the Second Semi-Final (Live) (11.05, 22:00)
Grand Final (13.05 22:00)
Three shows will be held in the evening on the eve of the live broadcasting.
Here will be conducted TV recordings, and also the national jury will work here.
Three more shows will be held during the daytime – actually the full rehearsal:
First Day Semi-final (09.05 16:00)
Second Day Semi-final (11:05, 16:00)
Final Day(13.05 14:00)
Here, the participants will present the same performances as in live broadcasting.
The difference is that they will not be recorded and broadcasted, the national jury will not participate.
The electronic ticket purchased on concert.ua is the original ticket, as well as a ticket on the thermo-form of Concert.ua.
Both of these formats include a bar code that will be scanned at the entrance to the show.
I’ll keep this page constantly updated as soon as the new information about the contest appears.