‘ City Battle ‘ for Eurovision Song Contest host city 2017
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It is the Ukrainian broadcaster in earnest to find a suitable location for the Eurovision Song Contest next year. On August 1, the final decision is taken, but instead the interested cities must first convince the television viewers. (Source: ESCDaily, Eurovision.tv)
On Wednesday 20 July is at first just by the host broadcaster NTU a tv show aired that the name City Battle . Leaders of the six Ukrainian cities that are still in the race to organise the ESF 2017, come directly on tv to present their proposals. It comes to Favorites Kiev and Lviv, Odessa, Kharkiv and further to Dnipro, and Kherson.
A panel of people from the media world, experts, musicians and Eurovision fans will discuss the six proposals, along with a studio audience. The show will start at 5.30 p.m. our time on NTU1 and will take two hours. The presentation is in the hands of Timur Miroshnychenko (photo), known as Eurovision commentator in Ukraine, which in 2009 and 2013 also the two Junior Eurovision songfestivals were organized in Kiev. Anyone interested can tune in to a live stream that the NTU will offer on its YouTube channel .
Televoting or decisions do not take place during the broadcast: on July 21 will disclose the NTU which two cities qualify for the final round. From which two will be chosen then the final host city. On Monday 1 August we know where the Eurovision caravan will travel next year.
The trailer of City Battle was uploaded on YouTube by Eurovision.tv: