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KYIV 2017

EuroPrediction 2017: Europe start voting!

PRESS RELEASE – The team of oikotimes.com is proudly launching the 2017 edition of EuroPrediction, the annual poll through which visitors and jury predict the winner. This year the poll will have a revamped layout and your re invited to vote your top ten in each of the available shows. Each poll (semi finals and final) will close one hour before the show. Security options have been increased so no matter if you think you can trick the system and manage to see double voting, your vote will ... | read the full story here

March 21, 2017 9:44 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: the concept of the post cards

EUROPE – This year, TV companies of all the Eurovision participating countries will take part in filming the postcards. The organizers will shoot the second part of the postcards in Kiev in May. The postcards will be themed around sincere emotions of the contestants who will be in the spotlight at the major European music event. This decision has been made during the meeting of the delegations of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest participating countries which is underway in the Ukrainian ... | read the full story here

March 15, 2017 12:22 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: what happened in the HoD meeting in Kyiv

UKRAINE – The Heads of all Delegations from the 43 participating countries in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest gathered in Ukraine for the final meeting before the show. All countries are now submitting their Eurovision entries and materials for the event. Various activities and presentations about the show took place. Host country, Ukraine, drawn to appear 22nd in the Grand Final During the meeting delegates received updates from the core team of the Eurovision Song Contest and Host ... | read the full story here

March 14, 2017 3:17 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: Sergii Proskurnia appointed as the creative director

UKRAINE – Just a few weeks before the opening of Eurovision week in Ukrainian capital city, the organizing team is still being completed… It was revealed that famous director and producer Sergii Proskurnia, who was already involved in Kiev’s bid to host the contest some months ago, has become the creative director of Eurovision 2017. As such, the man will be in charge of the artistic presentation of the event (Red Carpet and Opening ceremonies, Eurovillage, Euroclub… to name a few). ... | read the full story here

March 8, 2017 3:01 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: fan tickets available (after all)

EUROVISION.TV REPORTS / UKRAINE – The EBU, UA:PBC and OGAE have today announced that 900 ticket packages will be sold to Eurovision fan club members around the world, starting at 11CET on Monday 27th February. Each package is made up of tickets to the three jury shows, the three live shows in Kyiv. The allocations, prices and purchase procedures for these packages are to be communicated by fan club OGAE shortly. The 900 packages are made up of the following: 430 packages for the Golden ... | read the full story here

February 27, 2017 5:17 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: UA:PBC announces three hosts; Oleksandr Skichko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk, and Timur Miroshnychenko

EUROVISION.TV REPORTS / UKRAINE – The hosts for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 have been announced today as Oleksandr Skichko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk, and Timur Miroshnychenko. The appointment marks the first time in the history of the contest that the event will be hosted by three men; all of whom are familiar faces on Ukrainian television and come with a wealth of experience. Oleksandr and Volodymyr will take the role of stage hosts and will welcome the international audience to each of ... | read the full story here

February 27, 2017 11:11 am // 2 Comments

Eurovision 2017: Christer Björkman to the rescue

EUROVISION.TV REPORTS / UKRAINE – With less than three months to go until the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, plans are proceeding at pace and today it was announced that further staff have joined the team, including Eurovision stalwart and experienced Eurovision producer, Christer Björkman! Christer has extensive knowledge of the Eurovision Song Contest having been the contest’s show producer in 2013 in Malmö, Sweden and more recently contest producer on SVT’s award-winning ... | read the full story here

February 22, 2017 12:21 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: more ticket sales available this week

PRESS RELEASE / UKRAINE – For those who missed out on the first wave of tickets for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, there will be further chances this week to purchase tickets to the shows in May. The official ticketing partner, concert.ua, will be releasing further batches of tickets as listed in the below sales schedule. To ensure that you purchase the correct tickets and avoid disappointment, please pay close attention to the times, dates and shows that are listed. Show times ... | read the full story here

February 21, 2017 12:08 pm // 0 Comments