“Eurovision-2017” you need to spend in Kherson – the city and region

"Евровидение-2017" нужно провести в Херсоне, - руководство города и области

Song contest “Eurovision-2017”, which will be held in Ukraine, to be held in Kherson. This was stated by the mayor Vladimir mikolaenko and the Governor of Kherson region Andrey Gordeev, the press service of the city hall.

According to mikolaenko, it would be advisable to do this because it would give the city an incentive for development.

“For our border city that would be a huge impetus for development, investment and politically this is true. We have already proved that Kherson is Ukraine. And it would be a chance to prove that Kherson is Europe,” said the mayor.

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This idea was supported by the Governor Gordeev, who considers it appropriate not only economic , but also political aspect.

“This event would have not only economic but also political importance. But economic factors will be decisive in the decision and presentation of Kherson, as a potential venue of Eurovision-2017. We need a developed airport, modern roads, the European infrastructure for invitation of guests and the Kherson lobbying at the national and international level”, – said the Chairman of regional state administration.

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Tomorrow the leaders of the city and region plan to hold a joint meeting on this issue.

We will remind, the representative from Ukraine Jamal took first place in the final of the Eurovision song contest in 2016, the second place took the singer demi Im from Australia. Third place was awarded to Russian singer Sergey Lazarev. The Russians gave up 10 points in the Eurovision song contest representative from Ukraine Jamal. This is evidenced by the results of the vote. In turn, the Ukrainians gave to the representative of Russia Sergey Lazarev 12 points.