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Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra will be going to Eurovision 2022

This morning the Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC confirmed that Kalush Orchestra was offered the first refusal to represent them in Turin this May, and despite the contentious days following Vidbir they have accepted. That mean’s that the band and their song “Stefania” will compete in the first half of the first semi-final on May 10th. Kalush won the candidacy after fellow …

Ukraine: Alina Pash will represent Ukraine in Turin!

Following a four hour long Eurovision selection show, Ukraine has finally decided that their next representative will be Alina Pash with the song “Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors”. Alina was also the winner of our reader’s poll earlier this week. The show began at 17:30 CET on the Eurovision Ukriane YouTube channel and would feature Go_A opening the show with their 2021 song …

Ukraine: The 8 finalists for Vidbir 2022 have been revealed

Kyiv, 24 January 2022 UA:PBC, the Ukrainian broadcaster, have revealed the 8 competing artists for a ticket to Eurovision. They initially already revealed a longlist with artists consisting of 27. The list has been narrowed down to 8 for one grand final to find the Ukrainian representative  at this year’s contest. Here are the acts that will be competing in …

Ukraine reveals jury members for Go_A’s internal selection

After Eurovision was cancelled in May, UA:PBC internally selected Go_A to represent them again in Rotterdam. The decision was an easy one, Go_A received massive support from the Eurovision community, celebrated Ukrainian folklore through music, and would ensure a good placement in the contest overall. Rather than host Vidbir to select Go_A’s song, the broadcaster has opted for an internal …

Poll: Who is YOUR favourite in Vidbir 2020?

With tonight’s Vidbir deciding the Ukrainian entrant for Rotterdam, the stakes are high for the six artists taking part. But which of these six acts most deserves the accolade? It’s time for #YOU to have your say! Vote in our poll below and we’ll reveal YOUR favourite later today! Who do #YOU want to represent Ukraine in Eurovision 2020? Vote …

Team Reviews: Our thoughts on Vidbir 2020

Ukraine’s national selection comes to a close this weekend, as Vidbir 2020’s final takes place in Kyiv. With six excellent songs in the running to represent Ukraine on their return to the contest, what did our team think of the hopefuls? This time, it’s Daniel, James, Melanie, Roy and Sean who take on reviewing duties. Krutь – 99 Daniel – …

Czech Republic: Watch Benny Cristo’s first full live performance of “Kemama”

It’s easy to miss things over the course of a busy Saturday in Eurovision land, but those who tuned into events in Ukraine tonight at the second semi-final of Vidbir would have also noticed a familiar face as part of the show’s interval act. Czech Republic’s Benny Cristo was in the Ukrainian capital on Saturday night to perform his Eurovision …

We’re Back: An Overview and the Results from Semifinal 2 of Vidbir 2020!

Tonight in Kyiv, the second semifinal of the Ukrainian national selection has concluded. The last time we were here, we celebrated the joint victories of Krutь, Go-A, and Jerry Heil who were able to secure their tickets to next Saturday’s finale. This night promised and delivered an extremely diverse and fun selection of songs that competed to have the honor …

Ukraine Is Back: An Overview and the Results from Semifinal 1 of Vidbir 2020!

Tonight in Kyiv, the first semifinal of the Ukranian national selection has concluded. The last time we were here, we celebrated the triumphant win of Maruv with her song Siren Song. Then, as many of you know, things did not pan out and we were left without a Ukrainian entry in Tel Aviv. This year, we are hoping that does …

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