Nishchuk: On August 1 it will be known what city will hold the Eurovision
Kiev was the first of the Ukrainian cities which made the application for holding the international song competition Eurovision-2017. The mayor of Kiev Vitaly Klitschko has reported about it, it is told on the website of the Kiev City Council
“Today Kiev has submitted the first of the Ukrainian cities the application for holding the Eurovision-2017. It was already registered in NTCU”, - Klitschko told.
The mayor has noted that Kiev has several options of platforms where there can take place the song competition.
"Concerning the arena on which to hold a competition, we have a Sports palace calculated on 10 thousand people, there is NSC Olympic on 70 thousand people, the International exhibition center on 50 thousand people", - the city head has noted.
According to the mayor, the capital - the city which is the most prepared and adapted for carrying out such level of actions.
Earlier the Minister of Culture Evgeny Nishchuk has declared that on August 1 it will be known what Ukrainian city will hold the Eurovision.
Looking back, the Ukrainian singer Jamala with the song 1944 devoted to deportation of the Crimean Tatar people won at the song competition Eurovision in Stockholm. Respectively, the Eurovision-2017 will pass in Ukraine.