The biggest Eurovision fan zone in the song contest history was opened last night in the center of Kyiv on Khreshchatyk Street, the press service of Ukraine’s Ministry of Culture reported.
The opening ceremony was attended by the culture minister Yevhen Nyshchuk, the mayor of the capital Vitaly Klitschko, the representatives of the European Broadcasting Union Jon Ola Sand and Nadja Burkhardt, the Eurovision event manager in Ukraine Kyrylo Voronin, the executive producer of Eurovision in Ukraine Pavlo Grytsak and others.
"During the Eurovision Week in the fan zone on Khreschatyk there will be performances of Ukrainian and foreign artists, an active entertainment program, as well as many other accompanying events, and live screening of the contest on main arena in the International Exhibition Center will be broadcasted on two large screens," stated in the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.
The entrance to the fan zone is free.
The area of the official fan zone on Khreshchatyk Street is 13 thousand square meters. It will work daily from 12:00 to 22:00, and on the days of semifinals and finals - until the show is over. In the Eurovision Village the second largest stage of the song contest after the IEC arena is established. There the contestants of Eurovision-2017 and Ukrainian singers will perform.
Earlier we reported that another fan zone of Eurovision was opened on Sofiivska Square in Kyiv.
The fan-town is divided into cultural, informational, recreational, entertainment and food court zones. Also the information center is located on this territory
The zone will operate until May 14 from 10:00 to 22:00 daily, during this time it is planned to hold 11 concerts and conduct open-air cinema screenings. To familiarize tourists with Ukrainian culture, 100 best works of the art project "585 artists" will be presented here.
As 112 International reported, Kyiv will be hosting Eurovisioon 2017 next week, from May 9 till May 13. O.Torvald, representing Ukraine, will be performing 22nd in the final.