Kiev 2017

KIEV 2017

Christer Björkman appointed producer

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On the official website of the Eurovision Song Contest is to read that Christer Björkman today for the third time has been appointed as producer of the contest.

Björkman has been producing for years, the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest Melodifestivalen heat and also the recent song festivals from 2013 and 2016 (both in Sweden) are on his name as producer. The EBU retrieves Björkman in the organisation team after the previous team there last week threw in the towel.

The responsibility of Björkman is, like last year in Stockholm, taking care of the ‘ look and feel ‘ of the stage performances of each country. Of course, let the guy know delighted with its function. In a comment he says: ‘ I think it’s great to be back and to work on what is sure to be the biggest music event in the world. I look forward to working together with the beautiful team of UA: PBC (the Ukrainian broadcaster, ed.) and I am convinced that together we will produce the best game so far! ‘

Other newcomers

Other people involved in the Eurovision team include Larysa Koval as Sales Director, Oleh Zapadniuk as head of the security and Kyrylo Voronin as event manager. All they have already experience at other big events that took place in Ukraine, such as the Eurovision song contest 2005 or the European Football Championship in 2012.

Jon Ola Sand, the executive supervisor of the Eurovision song contest, let understand that it is time for the Ukrainian-Swedish team eliminated the delays in terms of organization: ‘ now that many of the key features are filled in, it is important that the EBU and the UA: PBS continue to implement the approved plans […] to a successful Eurovision in May. ‘

The news of the addition of Christer Björkman was announced in a YouTube video here on the channel of the Eurovision Song Contest: