09.09.16 14:14

Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held in Kyiv.

As reported by Censor.NET citing 112 Ukraine, such was the result of the competitive selection announced by Ukraine's National Television Company CEO Zurab Alasania at a briefing.

Kyiv won 19 votes while Odesa as possible song contest host was supported by two members of the board.

Read more: Kyiv authorities considering three locations of Eurovision 2017 song contest, - Klitschko

As reported, the cities of Odesa, Kyiv, and Dnipro reached the competitive selection's final.

According to Minister of Culture Yevhen Nyshchuk, a "real battle" took place between Kyiv and Odesa for the right to host the contest.

Earlier, Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman said that the Cabinet had allocated 15 million euros in financial guarantees to cover Eurovision-2017 organization costs.

Read more: Eurovision 2017 may take place in several Ukrainian cities, - NTCU CEO Alasania

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