Ukraine 2016: dates for semifinals and final revealed
Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)
KYIV, UKRAINE – The official dates of the national selection have been decided and announced. The semifinals and the national final for the Eurovision Song Contest-2016 are scheduled for 6, 13 and 21 February 2016. On the 21 February Ukraine will know the representative of the country at ESC-2016 which is gonna be held in Stockholm, Sweden.
All three rounds of the national selection, both two semifinals and the final will be broadcast live on two Ukrainian TV channels: UA Pershyi and STB at 19:00 (local time). The winner will be chosen according to the mixed voting: jury and televoting. The winner of the national final will represent Ukraine with the song performed during the live show on 21 February.
The producer of the national selection for ESC-2016 has become a well-known Ukrainian author and composer – Konstantin Meladze. The application period will last till 20 January 2016.