Showing posts with label Eurovision 2017. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eurovision 2017. Show all posts

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - Grand Final - Live

The Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine after Jamala won in Stockholm in 2016 with the song 1944. 26 Countries will perform in the final: Ten countries who qualified from the first Semi-Final, ten qualifiers from the second Semi-Final, The Big 5: Manel Navarro from Spain, Alma from France, Lucie Jones from the United Kingdom, Francesco Gabbani from Italy, Levina from Germany and O.Torvald from host country Ukraine.




The order of appearances of finalists following the results of the draw is as follows:

01 Israel Imre Ziv "I Feel Alive"

02 Poland Kasya Mos "Flashlight"

03 Belarus NAVIBAND "History of Mayga Zhytsia"

04 Austria Isaiah Faerbrace "do not Come Easy"

05 Armenia Arzvik "Fly With Me"

06 The Netherlands OG3NE "Lights and Shadows"

07 Moldova Sunstroke Project "Hey Mamma"

08 Hungary Yotsi Papai "Origo"

09 Italy Francesco Gabbana "Occidentali's Karma"

10 Denmark Anya Nissen "Where I Am"

11 Portugal Salvador Zibrave "Amar Pelos Dois"

12 Azerbaijan Diana Gadzhieva "Skeletons"

13 Croatia Jacques Hoodek "My Friend"

14 Australia Nathan Trent "Running On Air"

15 Greece Demi "This is Love"

16 Spain Manuel Navarro "Do It for Your Lover"

17 Norway JOWST "Grab The Moment"

18 United Kingdom Lucy Jones "Never Give Up On You"

19 Cyprus Hovig "Gravity"

20 Romania Ilinka and Alex Florya "Yodel It!"

21 Germany Levina "Perfect Life"

22 Ukraine O. Torvald "Time"

23 Belgium "City Lights"

24 Sweden Robin Bengtsson "I can not Go On"

25 Bulgaria Christian Kostiv "Beautiful Mess"

26 France Alma "Requiem"

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - second Semi-Final - Live

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - second Semi-Final - Live






participants of the second semifinal of "Eurovision-2017":

01 Serbia - Tijana Bogićević - "In too deep"

02 Austria - Nathan Trent - "Running On Air"

03 CYPR Macedonia - Jana Burčeska - "Dance Alone"

04 Malta - Claudia Faniello - "Breathlessly"

05 Romania - Ilinca ft. Alex Florea - "Yodel It!"

06 The Netherlands - OG3NE - "Lignt and Shadows"

07 Hungary- Joci Pápai - "Origo"

08 Denmark - Anja - "Where I Am"

09 Ireland - Brendan Murray - "Dying To Try"

10 San Marino - Valentina Monetta & Jimmie Wilson - "Spirit Of The Night"

11 Croatia - Jacques Houdek - "My Friend"

12 Norway - JOWST - "Grab the Moment"

13 Switzerland - Timebelle - "Apollo"

14 Belarus - Naviband - "Story Of My Life"

15 Bulgaria - Kristian Kostov - "Beautiful Mess"

16 Lithuania - Fusedmarc - "Rain of Revolution"

17 Estonia - Koit Toome & Laura - "Verona"

18 Israel - IMRI - "I Feel Alive"

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - First Semi-Final - Live

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 - First Semi-Final - Live.

The first Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 9th of May live from Kyiv, Ukraine. 18 Countries will perform of which 10 will qualify for the Grand Final. Voting has never been easier through the official app: https://eurovision.tv/app.



The first semifinal of the Eurovision instead Jamala open Monatik.
The first semifinal of "Eurovision-2017" to be held in Kiev on May 9, instead of last year's winner of Jamala open another Ukrainian singer - pop singer Monatik.

Order of the participants: 
Sweden: Robin Bengtsson - I Can not Go On 
Georgia: Tamara Gachechiladze - Keep The Faith 
Australia: Isaiah Faerbrace - Do not Come Easy 
Albania: Lindita - World 
Belgium: Blanche - City Lights 
Montenegro: Slavko Kalesich - Space 
Finland: Norma John - Blackbird 
Azerbaijan: Diana Gadzhieva - Skeletons 
Portugal: Salvador Sobral - Amar Pelos Dois 
Greece: Demi - This is Love 
Poland: Kasia Mos - Flashlight 
Moldova: Sunstroke Project - Hey Mamma 
Iceland: Svala - Paper 
Czech Republic: Martina Barta - My Turn 
Cyprus: Hovig - Gravity 
Armenia: Artsvik - Fly With Me 
Slovenia: Omar Naber - On My Way 
Latvia: Triana Park - Li Ne

Saturday, May 6, 2017

The owners of Eurovision tickets are asked to come to the show 2-3 hours before the start.

The owners of Eurovision tickets are asked to come to the show 2-3 hours before the start.
Organizers of the international song contest "Eurovision-2017" in Kiev address to the holders of tickets to one or several shows of the contest with a request to come to the International Exhibition Center (ICC) about 2-3 hours before the event.

As indicated on the tickets, the show starts at 22:00. It is at this time will begin a television recording or live broadcast. By this time, all the spectators should sit in their seats - so as not to miss a bright start, and the start of the competition was held without any obstacles, "- said in a message released on Thursday afternoon.
Also, the organizers of the contest ask those who purchased tickets for the show to pay attention to the fact that in the ICC for the entire time of Eurovision there are enhanced security measures that allow passage through metal detectors and frames.
The very verification of tickets also takes time. And early arrival will prevent the queue. In addition, visitors who come earlier will be able to see the pre-show, which will be held on stage before the start of the contest, "the channel added.
As you know, the semifinals of Eurovision-2017 in Kiev will be held on May 9 and 11, the final - on May 13. This year 42 countries will take part. This number in the history of the contest was exceeded only twice - in 2008 and 2011.

One of the foreign member Eurovision told about her Ukrainian roots.

One of the foreign member Eurovision told about her Ukrainian roots. The representative of Azerbaijan Eurovision Diana Hajiyev said that she came from Mariupol, Donetsk region. Eurovision 2017 participant said that in addition to performances in Ukraine, she is planning a trip to her grandmother in Mariupol.


I actually was born in Mariupol. My grandmother lives there. And this year, I, my mother and daughter, we decided to go to visit her. I'm going to visit her, I believe that there is no war!
- said the singer.
27-year-old Diana Hajiyev will participate in the Eurovision with a song Skeletons.

The winner of Eurovision Jamal remembered her first performance in the semifinal.

The winner of Eurovision Jamal, thanks to which the competition came to Kiev, on the eve of the official opening, remembered her first performance in the semifinal. She uploaded the video to Instagram.


One of the leading Ukrainian "Eurovision" can get into the Guinness Book of Records

One of the leading Ukrainian "Eurovision" can get into the Guinness Book of Records. Ukrainian TV presenter Timur Miroshnichenko can get to the Guinness Book of Records. Miroshnichenko has such an opportunity, since he has been leading Eurovision for 12 years.


In addition, the presenter also conducted and Junior Eurovision in 2009 and 2013. Eurovision, in addition to Timur Miroshnichenko, will be conducted by Vladimir Ostapchuk, Alexander Skichko and Olga Tsibulskaya. They were chosen through a complex competition. Jamala urged Ukrainians not to let Russia spoil the Eurovision Song Contest. The singer is confident that our victory has hurt them painfully. In addition, the winner of Eurovision believes that the closer to the contest, the more provocations will arise from the Russian Federation.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Motto of Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine - Celebrate Diversity

Motto of Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine - Celebrate Diversity.




After resounding victory of Jamala and her song “1944”, Ukraine is about to host the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv.

Our slogan – Celebrate Diversity – is very timely. Diversity is the main asset that makes societies stronger and our life meaningful. Diversity in Ukraine helps to get together to overcome great challenges with a smile, good joke and a song.

Let’s share our songs in Kyiv this May. We are looking forward to see you all to share stories, have fun and recognize how much do we have in common.

Celebrate Diversity!

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Airport IEV (Zhulyany) is closed from May 14 to May 24 for major maintenance of the runway.

Airport IEV (Zhulyany)  is closed from May 14 to May 24 for major maintenance of the runway.
All flights that used to be performed by Kiev airport will be performed by Boryspil International Airport for the duration of the repair.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

10 places in Kiev, which worth visit guests of Eurovision-2017

10 places in Kiev, which worth visit guests of Eurovision-2017.
Kiev - the ancient, beautiful and welcoming city that has something to surprise even the most experienced travelers. If you are going to visit the capital of Ukraine, plan carefully what places you should see in the first place.
1. Independence Square

Independence Square, which in Ukraine is now more commonly called the Maidan, are not only the main square of Kiev, but also a place where history was made of modern Ukraine. This is where the revolutionary events in 2004 and 2013, known as the Orange Revolution and the Revolution of dignity.
Independence Square is literally imbued with history and atmosphere of the struggle of the Ukrainian people for democracy. It is hard to believe that until the X century on the main square of Ukraine was a swamp. Of course, the Maidan - this is a place that should be number one on the list of tourist attractions in Kiev each guest.

2. Kiev-Pechersk Lavra

Kiev-Pechersk Lavra to Kiev - is the same as that of the Louvre in Paris, the White House for the US or for Madame Tussauds London. Without a visit to one of the main Orthodox holy places in the world is hard to imagine a real tourist visit to Kiev.
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - a huge architectural complex, historical and religious reminder of Kievan Rus. Monastery was built in 1051, it is considered the oldest monastery of Rus.
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra is famous for its churches and temples, caves with sacred relics, beautiful towers and a variety of structures. Every year tens of thousands of pilgrims come here to receive a  blessing
3. Andreevsky descent

Andreevsky descent - is a charming street in Kiev, which is considered the oldest by connecting important shopping areas. The street was named in honor of St. Andrew's Church, which is located in its completion.
Walk on St. Andrew's descent will allow you to experience the peculiar combination of ancient and full of comfort that reigns here at every corner. You can enjoy the view of the amazing architectural structures, the famous side streets and squares, as well as cultural institutions such as Bulgakov Museum.
By the way, Andreevsky descent - is a place where always lived and rested representatives of the Kiev bohemians. Perhaps it is because of that Andreevsky descent is called Kyiv's Montmartre.

4. Golden Gate

Golden Gate - it is a historical monument of architecture, one of the few buildings of Kievan Rus, survived to this day. Golden Gate was built in about 1017-1037 years on the orders of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, became part of the defensive system of the city.
It is interesting that 50 years ago on the site of today's Golden Gate were pathetic ruins. Kyiv authorities decided to reconstruct the building only in 1970. New Golden Gate opened in 1982 to celebrate the 1500th anniversary of Kiev.
Golden Gate can tell a lot about defense buildings era of Kievan Rus. At that time, the construction is a huge fortress with extensive travel. To fully appreciate the enormity of the tower, you must visit it. Now the building of the Golden Gate operates a museum exhibition, where every visitor can learn a lot about the Kievan Rus.

5. Sofiyskiy sobor


Sophia Cathedral - one more ancient tourist pearl of Kiev. He is interested in the first place fans of religious buildings and historical monuments.
St. Sophia's Cathedral, as well as the Golden Gate, was built in the XI century in the center of Kiev on the orders of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. Eventually Cathedral improved, adding to its elements of the architectural style of Ukrainian Baroque. Visitors to the St. Sophia Cathedral may look at the vast number of ancient frescoes and original mosaics, including the famous mosaic "The Virgin Orans."
St. Sophia Cathedral is the oldest church in Kiev. It belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

6. Landscape walkway

Landscape avenues named recreation zone in Kiev, which was established on the site  defense walls of the Upper Town. Interestingly, there was on the Landscape walkway place is the capital of the yard. In fact, it is a path, repeating the shaft and track objects of landscape design around.
Landscape walkway - is not only bright and beautiful area in the center of Kiev, but also a favorite place for the debut shots newbie photographers. It also considered the true heart of the Kiev creative parties and, of course, a place that definitely must visit by tourists. Landscape walkway full of fairy-tale characters and sculptures, so we recommend to take with children.

7. Mariinsky Palace



Mariinsky Palace is rightly considered one of the most beautiful and elegant architectural structures Kiev. It is located on the right bank of the Dnieper. Mariinsky Palace is located near the Verkhovna Rada building, it is the ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine. The palace often hold official receptions and ceremonies of national importance.
Construction of the Mariinsky Palace began in 1744 by order of Empress Elizabeth. The palace built in Baroque architectural style. Unfortunately, at the moment, the Mariinsky Palace is under construction, which promise to be completed in 2019, so it is closed to visitors. Still, it's worth taking the time to feel its historic aura.

8. Museum Pirogovo



In this open-air museum you can spend the whole day. Perogovo - is a picturesque countryside, which is concentrated in the spirit of Ukrainian history, and its main decoration - Folk Life and Architecture Museum. In it you will be able to walk among the ancient rural huts, look in their windows, visit the wooden church and take a picture on the background of the mills.
It is best to visit on the weekends Pirogovo. Then you will be able to dance with Kozachko on Singing Field, ride a horse cart and buy souvenirs from artists from different regions of Ukraine. Children are interested in the various workshops and adult'll want to try the sweet mead in the tavern.

9. House with Chimeras



House with Chimeras, or "Gorodetsky House" - this is a unique house, built in the modernist style, which is located in the center of Kiev near the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. The name of this building got through sculptural decoration, which can be seen not only on the facade of the house, but also inside. Their themes - land and underwater fauna, hunting attributes, fabulous creatures.
House with Chimeras has the status of an architectural monument. Since 2005, the building is the residence of the President of Ukraine. House with Chimeras is called one of the main attractions of Kiev. This is a great place to make a great picture or make an unforgettable excursion.

10. National Museum "Chernobyl"



National "Chernobyl" Museum - a museum in Kiev dedicated to the Chernobyl disaster. It was opened in 1992. The museum exposition consists of about 7,000 exhibits, including declassified documents, photographs, maps and monuments of folk architecture, which the expeditions of the museum managed to gather in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
In addition, the museum can see the unique video, which will help to learn more about the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident and its consequences. Visit the "Chernobyl" museum - a unique opportunity to learn the truth about the accident.





Saturday, February 25, 2017

In May our country at the song contest will represent the group O.Torvald.

Since TAYANNA O.Torvald and scored the same number of points in the final, according to the rules, passed the artist who received the highest score from the audience. And the highest rating given  by the audience is O.Torvald.
In May our country at the song contest will represent the group O.Torvald.

Today, February 25, will be held the final of the national selection for "Eurovision-2017" in Ukraine.



Today, February 25, will be held the final of the national selection for "Eurovision-2017" in Ukraine.  For the opportunity to present Ukraine at the international competition of a song "Eurovision" will fight 6 artists who have chosen with the three semi-finals.
Finalists will perform in the following order:
1. Salto Nazad - About Mamo

2. MELOVIN - Wonder

3. O.Torvald - Time

4. ILLARIA - Thank you for my way

5. TAYANNA - I love you

6. ROZHDEN - Saturn
Recall holding "Eurovision-2017" to be held in Kiev

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Salto Nazad is one of the leader of Eurovision 2017 from Ukraine.

TAYANNA and the "Salto Nazad" scored 15 and 14 points respectively during the voting audience and jury and passed to the final of the National Selection.
Salto Nazad is one of the leader of Eurovision 2017 from Ukraine.
Salto Nazad in instagram.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

The symbol of "Eurovision-2017" video

The creators of the symbol of "Eurovision-2017" told about its sense.
The authors of "Eurovision-2017" symbol released a video that explains its meaning. The clip was posted on the agency's page Banda Agency, which is one of the developers of the logo.
http://www.heybanda.com/
Banda Agency together with the Agency developed Republique symbol representing a "modern interpretation of" traditional necklaces-namysta Ukrainian culture. According to the authors, the emblem combines "a lot of different characters." The viewer is invited "to use the imagination," to see that the symbol incorporated a lot more than it seems.
As previously reported by the co-founder Dennis Gerasko Republique, while working on the logo of the authors goal was to "bring the image of the traditional Ukrainian culture necklaces on a different level, to make it understandable for a new audience."


Eurovision brand video from banda on Vimeo.

At the end of January Ukrainian "Pershiy channel" announced the slogan under which will host the musical contest "Eurovision-2017". It becames a phrase Celebrate Diversity, which can be translated as "respect for diversity". The meaning of the slogan, according to executive director of the contest Jon Ola Sand, is "Europe and the unification beyond which citizens come together to pay homage to what unites us and what separates one from the other, makes us unique"
Looking back to Eurovision 2005 in Kyiv