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Sweden: First act for Melodifestivalen 2017 chosen NTU: Head to head race between Kiev and Odessa Armenia: Iveta and Aram MP3 in national selection jury Mayor of Dnipro urges for decision; host city known by Tuesday Update on the Eurovision 2017 preparations Eurovision 2017: NTU director says Kiev
 

Sweden: First act for Melodifestivalen 2017 chosen

Indie group Les Gordons has been selected to take part in Melodifestivalen 2017, making them the first confirmed act for Sweden’s preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

NTU: Head to head race between Kiev and Odessa

Dnipro looks to be out of the race to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The decision was to be announced today, but has been postponed for the fourth time. NTU’s director general Zurab Alasania has now explained on his Facebook page that it is a head to head race between Kiev and Odessa.

Armenia: Iveta and Aram MP3 in national selection jury

Iveta Mukuchyan and Aram MP3 will sit in the jury for the Armenian national selection process for Eurovision 2017. The other three jurors are Essai Altounian (Genealogy), Hayko and Inga & Anush. 

Mayor of Dnipro urges for decision; host city known by Tuesday

The mayor of Dnipro is done waiting for the decision on the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. On his Facebook page, he posted an appeal to the organizing committee to make their decision known. NTU’s Oleksandr Kharebin has replied that the host city will be announced by Tuesday the 23rd of August.

Update on the Eurovision 2017 preparations

In an interview with Podrobnosti the general director of NTU Zurab Alasania spoke about the preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 and progress of the host city selection.

Eurovision 2017: NTU director says Kiev’s Palace of Sports is out

Accoring to NTU CEO Zurab Alasania, the Palace of Sports in Kiev has been rejected as a venue for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. “The Sports Palace is completely outdated, technically as well. Kyiv still has been offering it, but this option was rejected,” he states on Espreso TV.

Sweden: First act for Melodifestivalen 2017 chosen

August 28, 2016

Indie group Les Gordons has been selected to take part in Melodifestivalen 2017, making them the first confirmed act for Sweden’s preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

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NTU: Head to head race between Kiev and Odessa

August 25, 2016

Dnipro looks to be out of the race to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The decision was to be announced today, but has been postponed for the fourth time. NTU’s director general Zurab Alasania has now explained on his Facebook page that it is a head to head race between Kiev and Odessa.

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Armenia: Iveta and Aram MP3 in national selection jury

August 22, 2016

Iveta Mukuchyan and Aram MP3 will sit in the jury for the Armenian national selection process for Eurovision 2017. The other three jurors are Essai Altounian (Genealogy), Hayko and Inga & Anush. 

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Mayor of Dnipro urges for decision; host city known by Tuesday

August 19, 2016

The mayor of Dnipro is done waiting for the decision on the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. On his Facebook page, he posted an appeal to the organizing committee to make their decision known. NTU’s Oleksandr Kharebin has replied that the host city will be announced by Tuesday the 23rd of August.

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Update on the Eurovision 2017 preparations

August 17, 2016

In an interview with Podrobnosti the general director of NTU Zurab Alasania spoke about the preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 and progress of the host city selection.

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Eurovision 2017: NTU director says Kiev’s Palace of Sports is out

August 11, 2016

Accoring to NTU CEO Zurab Alasania, the Palace of Sports in Kiev has been rejected as a venue for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. “The Sports Palace is completely outdated, technically as well. Kyiv still has been offering it, but this option was rejected,” he states on Espreso TV.

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Minister of Culture: “Decision on host city may be further delayed”

July 27, 2016

There is a chance that the decision on the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will not yet be made public on Monday the 1st of August. The Minister of Culture in Ukraine, mister Yevhen Nyshchuk, says that the decision “may be delayed with a week or two.”

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Jon Ola Sand: “Ukraine has a lot of work to do”

July 27, 2016

Jon Ola Sand, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest, is still optimistic about the success of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Ukraine, but has expressed worries as well. He states “Ukraine still has a lot of work to do” after inspecting the three remaining potential host cities the last two days.

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Eurovision 2017: Host city decision delayed back to August 1st

July 26, 2016

The final decision about the host city of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be announced on Monday the 1st of August after all. Earlier this week, broadcaster NTU said they would make their decision public on Wednesday the 27th of July, but they have now gone back to the original date.

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Eurovision 2017: EBU will visit and inspect Kiev

July 25, 2016

Today, Monday the 25th of July, a delegation of the EBU will inspect Kiev, one of the remaining three potential host cities. They will check the potential venues that Kiev intends to use for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

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