The organizer of the Eurovision Song Contest Jon Ola Sand noted the extremely high level of organization of the competition held in Kyiv. In particular, during the meeting with the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, he stressed that every year there were some comments or complaints to the organizers, but Ukraine coped with its obligations flawlessly, the press service of the President reports.
"Every year we have some specific comments or complaints: whether it's transport or logistics, security or other aspects, but the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv was perfect, we had no problems, everything was organized by the Ukrainian side at the highest level," Sand said.
It is noted that the member of the administration council of the European Broadcasting Union Pavlo Hrytsak also thanked the leader of Ukraine for the brilliant organization of the contest.
"This is one of the rated TV shows with many challenges and risks, especially in the field of security. And the fact is that a great work was done so that all the journalists, contestants and fans feel hospitality of Kyiv and were in comfortable conditions," he noted.
In his turn, Poroshenko said that he was very pleased and his team and his wife were involved in the contest, and expressed the hope that thousands of foreign guests who visited Kyiv liked the organization of the contest.
"Despite the Russian aggression and the Russian occupation, Ukrainians and Ukrainian authorities showed their hospitality and did everything in their power to organize a truly wonderful event," he said.
The President invited the interlocutors to visit the Champions League final in Kyiv in May 2018.
Earlier it was reported who voted for Ukraine and whom Ukraine voted for during the Eurovision 2017. From the national jury Ukrainians O.Torvald received the following assessments: 7 from Azerbaijan, 4 from Israel and 1 from Bulgaria.