UKRAINE 2014: LISTEN TO THE FINALISTS
KYIV, UKRAINE – In Ukraine things are not going well and we know it for weeks now. Though Eurovision spirit remains high inside the national broadcaster and NTU already narrowed the 56 submissions to 20 as announced few days ago.
Today NTU finally gave details about the national selection show. Фінал Національного відбору на Міжнародний пісенний конкурс “Євробачення 2014” will take place on December 21st as scheduled at 11:15 CET in the morning. Within 2,5 hours we will know which of the 20 acts will go to Copenhagen.
Anna-Mariya – 5 Star Hotel
Roman Polonskij – Wanted Dead Or Alive
ULI RUD – Tswetok (Flower)
Marietta – It’s My Life
Stas Shurins – Why
Anatoli Shparyov – Waiting For You
Nataliya Valevska – Love Makes You Beautiful
Lissa Wassabi – No Fear
Volodymyr Tkachenko – Buty Tam De Ty (To Be Where You Are)
Shanis – Moya Dusha (My Soul)
Victoria Petryk – Love Is Lord
Eugen Litvinkovych – Strelyanaya Ptitsa (Wounded Bird)
NeAngely – Courageous
Illaria – I’m Alive
Tetyana Shyrko – Let Go
Tania BerQ – Believe Me
Maria Yaremchuk – Tick-Tock
Victor Romanchenko – Na Krayu Propasti (On The Brink Of The Abyss)
Anna Hodorkovska – Yesli Yest Lyubov (If There Is Love)
Denis Lyubimov – Love
Some information about the artists. Anna Hodorkovska is the winner of the Ukrainian edition of The Voice. Maria Yaremchuk participated in the 2013 NF of Ukraine reaching 5th place while Tetyana Shyrko last year came 4th. NeAngely is known from compositions for Alexander Bard from Army of Lovers.
Evgen Litvinkovych is known as finalists from Ukraine’s Got Talent and X-Factor editions. Victoria Petryk came 2nd in Junior Eurovision 2008 and is the sister of the 2012 Junior Eurovision winner Anastasiya Petryk. Stas Shurins is the winner of Star Academy in Ukraine.
Tania BerQ – a young ukrainian singer, participating for the first time in the national selection to Eurovision with most of her songs in English. She has a great desire represent Ukraine at the contest.