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Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Archives | Page 19 of 19 | ESC Reporter

An all-out bidding war in Ukraine for Eurovision 2017 host city

May 25, 2016 |

 The prime minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Hroysman, has revealed that he would like a “bidding war” for the host city of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

“The selection should take place among all the candidate cities. It should be a public selection process, where the competition should be addressed not at the level of the government. Most cities have to determine it on the basis of which one has the best conditions. Whoever has the right conditions will host,” said Hroysman. Read More

Ukraine estimates cost of Eurovision 2017 hosting

May 20, 2016 |

Following Jamala’s win last Saturday with the song “1944,” now everything turns to Ukraine. After six days of discussing, the cabinet hopes on sponsors' support for Eurovision 2017.

Yevhen Nyshchuk, Ukrainian Cuture Minister, said that Ukraine is going to … Read More

O’G3NE is Dutch candidate for Eurovision 2017

May 20, 2016 |

Following the representation of Douwe Bob from the Netherlands, which made it to be one of the favourites of this year’s show, it now may be girl group O’G3NE from Fijnaart’s time to go to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, … Read More

Sweden offers their help to Ukraine for Eurovision preparations

May 20, 2016 |

Alice Bah Kuhnke – Sweden’s Minister of Culture has offered Ukraine assistance in organising next year’s Eurovision. This suggestion was said during a meeting between Kuhnke and Ukrainian Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk in Stockholm.

Swedish Minister congratulated Ukraine after its … Read More

Stephen Colbert’s idea for USA in Eurovision

May 20, 2016 |

For the first time ever, the Grand Final of Eurovision was broadcast live in USA, introducing the States to the worldwide phenomenon. After trying to explain what is Eurovision, Stephen Colbert asked why America isn’t allowed to compete.

“Why can’t we … Read More

Russia may skip Eurovision 2017 after Ukrainian win

May 20, 2016 |

After Ukraine’s winning song of Eurovision 2016, as Jamala and her country are in big celebrations, in Russia there are many controversies as one can imagine.



Threat to withdraw

A Russian senator suggests that his country skips next year’s … Read More

Rylan Clark-Neal for United Kingdom at Eurovision 2017?

May 19, 2016 |

After Joe and Jake represented the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2016 held in Stockholm, the country may have someone to consider for 2017.

Joe and Jake may have made a good Eurovision performance, but they did not make their song win. … Read More

Jamala arrives home to Ukraine following Eurovision 2016

May 19, 2016 |

After her victory in Stockholm, Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, hundreds of people gathered at the airport to welcome Jamala.

After she landed in Boryspil International Airport, Jamala faced many happy and proud Ukrainan people, fans, and press. … Read More

Ukraine unlikely to compete in 2017 if Russia wins Eurovision 2016

May 13, 2016 |

The Director General of the Ukraine’s national broadcaster has stated on Facebook that if Russia wins the contest on Saturday, Ukraine will most likely withdraw from next year’s contest.

The comment loosely translates as:  “It is true that we must think of an … Read More

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