Kyiv starts preparing for Eurovision 2017

Source : 112 Ukraine

Eurovision 2017 will be held in capital's International Exhibition Center
21:53, 9 September 2016

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Eurovision 2017 Preparation Committee met on September 9 in Kyiv. City Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said this, the press service of the mayor of the capital reports.

"The committee has already met today. The staff distributed powers and responsibilities and I have confidence that everything will be okay. We will be able to hold a competition on a high level and will be proud of Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine", Vitaliy Klitschko said.

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The mayor noted that the Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the International Exhibition Center, as it is a place particularly appreciated by European partners.

Klitschko urged the mayors, who also claimed to host the contest, to take part in its preparation.

"We need support because we all need to hold the Eurovision, which would make everyone proud of Ukraine. It is not about Kyiv’s victory, it is a great responsibility to present Ukraine at a decent level", said Klitschko.

As previously reported, the song contest Eurovision 2017 will be held in Kyiv.

Earlier, Vitaliy Klitschko said that Kyiv is the most prepared city for the competition, as the capital has hosted the Eurovision in 2005. The mayor noted that the benefit of Kyiv is a sufficient number of hotels of different levels and two airports.

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