Search for host city ESF 2017 from start

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The Ukrainian public broadcaster NTU has announced in a communication that the search for a host city for the next contest soon officially starts.

On 1 June a first meeting was held in Kiev between the EBU and the local broadcasting. There was the financial picture, the requirements for the Hall, security, etc. were discussed. On 12 and 13 June there is a new meeting, then in Geneva, Switzerland. The NTU will get more concrete information about what all is needed for the Organization of the Eurovision song contest. Afterwards, the search for a host city.

Six cities have already indicated an interest in the Organization, with Kiev and Lviv as mainly preliminary favorites. The song festival takes place next year on 16, 18 and 20 may 2017, though that only provisional data.