Ukraine could lose the right to host Eurovision-2017, – acting head of NTU

Украина может лишиться права на проведение Евровидения-2017, – и. о. главы НТКУ

Ukraine could lose the Eurovision song contest-2017 due to the delay with the organization. This was told by acting Director General of NTKU Alexander Harbin, reports “TSN”.

“In early October, the European broadcasting Union as the owner of the brand “Eurovision”, gave NTU a red card timing and actually disrupt the preparations for the Eurovision song contest”, he said. Among the reasons Harabin called bureaucracy, imperfection of legislative acts and neglect of some officials to the competition.

At the same time Harbin assured that in October they caught up, and backlog three months was reduced to one. So now the Ukraine is behind schedule, but not so much. The final decision of whether or not a Ukrainian Eurovision song contest, the European broadcasting Union should adopt at the General Assembly, which will take place on 8 December.

Related news: Tickets for the Eurovision song contest 2017 will go on sale before the end of the year

We will note, earlier the head of the Department of tourism KSCA Anton Taranenko said that tickets for the song contest “Eurovision-2017” in Kiev will cost from 20 to 100 euros.

Recall that the KSCA in November is ready to allocate 50 million UAH for the preparations for the Eurovision song contest.

Earlier it was reported that the Kiev authorities are awaiting the arrival of about 20 thousand people to Eurovision-2017, and for the whole year – about 1.3 million tourists.

Eurovision-2017 will be held in Ukraine due to the Ukrainian singer Jamal, who in may of 2016, won with a song “1944”. The competition will take Kiev. Eurovision will be held in International exhibition centre (IEC) on the left Bank of the Dnieper.