Eurovision 2017: Ukraine to announce its contestant late in Feb

13:53, 02 November 2016
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A contestant who will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision 2017 international song contest to be hosted by Kyiv will be selected during February, according to the official website of Ukraine STB TV Channel.

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The national selection will be carried out by STB jointly with UA: First Channel.

The first live broadcast of the national selection is scheduled for February 4, the second round will take place on February 11, and the third is slated for February 18.

Read alsoNational TV Company head Alasania resigns ahead of Eurovision in UkraineThe Ukraine representative's name will be announced during the finals of the selection on February 25.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the 62nd Eurovision contest will be organized by the European Broadcasting Union and Ukrainian national broadcaster NTU in Kyiv, Ukraine, following Jamala's win with 1944 earlier this year in Stockholm. Forty-three countries have confirmed their participation.

The semi-finals of Eurovision 2017 will take place on May 9 and May 11, with the grand final scheduled for May 13.

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