the European broadcasting Union (EBU), the organizer of “Eurovision”, denied information about the possible transfer of the musical contest in 2017 from Kiev to Moscow. No such plans, said the Deutsche Welle EBU.
00:01 September 9, 2016
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On such variant of development of events December 3, said the publication Bild. It was noted that the fact of negotiations about a possible transfer does not constitute a transfer of activities to another country.
the Decision to start the search for a new venue of the contest was made due to the fact that Kyiv still has not provided the organizers of “Eurovision” financial guarantees. The cost of the competition in recent years, range from 17 million euros to 25 million euros, wrote the publication. The organizing Committee will only cover the amount of from 10 to 14 million euros, the remaining amount should cover the receiving party.
on November 28, the Deputy Chairman of the administration of Kyiv Oleksiy Reznikov said that the city has no problems with financing of “Eurovision-2017″. According to him, the budget provides a subsidy of 200 million hryvnia (about 7.8 million dollars), still the same Kiev has provided to guarantee the contest, and is ready to allocate another billion of hryvnias for the preparation of the city’s infrastructure.
a Day earlier, Director General of the National television and radio company (NTRC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Harabin said that Ukraine could lose the right to host the competition, if you don’t hurry up with his organization.
02:52 15 may 2016
the fact that “Eurovision-2017″ unable to move from Ukraine to another country, media reported earlier. Since September 8, the Russian newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the press service of the EBU wrote that the contest due to issues with his training could take place in Russia. The next day the Ukrainian organizing Committee announced that the Eurovision song contest held in Kyiv. The semifinals of “Eurovision-2017″ will take place on 9 and 11 may. The finale is scheduled for may 13.
the Final of “Eurovision 2016″ took place in Stockholm on 14 may. First place went to the representative of Ukraine Jamala (Susanna Dzhamaladinova) with a song “1944″ about the deportation of Crimean Tatars, the second speakers from Australia Demi Them, the third Russian Sergey Lazarev.