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Ukraine: Songs begins to surface

Shortly after the announcement of the semi-finalists in Ukraine’s mammoth selection process and that Kuznetsov would take a spot in the final of the competition, the artists involved have begun to slowly reveal their songs online, with some interesting compositions in the mix. Here are some of the songs we know about so far. Do any of them have the …

Ukraine: Host country confirms selection dates

While the Ukrainian broadcaster NTU has undoubtedly had bigger fish to fry with the organisation of Europe’s most beloved TV show, there’s also the small matter of an artist and song of their own to choose. Now, one would forgive the broadcaster for choosing internally to save time and money, but not Ukraine – our Eastern hosts have confirmed a …

No host city yet… but should we be worried?

Over the last few weeks the number of fans seem to have turned into critics as the looming decision of the host city for 2017 plods on, day after day and week leading into week. Some have taken this as a signal that perhaps the organisational power of NTU and the Ukrainian government to host such a demanding event should …

Ukraine 2017: Public selection for host city?

The Ukrainian newspaper, Pravda, has stated that the Ukrainian prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman wants a public selection to determine which city will host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Kyiv, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk and Odessa have all expressed interest so far. The prime minister of Ukraine announced that he would like a bidding process to bet set up, and for the …

Eurovision 2017: What do we know?

Now that we’ve all had a week to let the dust and glitter settle on an incredible contest in Stockholm (how’s the PED?), our thoughts can turn to next year’s event. Ukraine were victorious in Sweden and as a result we head east in 2017 for the first time in five years. But just what can we expect from next …

Ukraine set to decide on February 21st

The EBU has today confirmed that Ukraine will choose its return entry for Eurovision 2016 on February 21st. The selection process will also see the national broadcaster NTU broadcast two semi-finals on February 6th and February 13th 2016. All shows will be broadcast on the main channel UA Pershyi Natsionalnyi and will begin on eeach evening at 18:00 CET. Both …

Ukraine to decide on December 20th?

It appears that Ukraine will be back with a bang in 2016 and if reports are to be believed the national broadcaster NTU has gone full speed ahead with preparations for the return of the nation to the competition. According to our friends over at escapenews, six shows culminating on December 20th 2015 will see the selection of Ukraine’s participant …

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits: 3 countries decline to show celebration

Three countries have already announced their intention not to show the BBC’s celebration of 60 years of Eurovision, with a further broadcaster still very much undecided on whether it will show the special programme. Netherlands’ AVROTROS, Luxembourg’s RTL and Ukraine’s NTU will not show the programme, being hosted on March 31st in London, United Kingdom. The latter two may not …

Ukraine: NTU offered a lifeline?

It is now common knowledge that the troubled nation of Ukraine recently made the decision to sit out next year’s Eurovision, with even major news sites such as the BBC reporting on the news. However, it appears that there might indeed be hope after all, and it comes in the form of someone who has helped Ukraine before! Timofey Nagorny, …

Ukraine withdraws from Eurovision 2015

Ukraine is withdrawing from the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 to be held in Vienna, Austria. The announcement was made on NTU’s website and is sending shock waves across the Eurovision community. The reason for withdrawal is financial and political instability. military aggression from the East as well as the annexation of Crimea by Russia earlier which took place a few …

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