O.Torvald rock band will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
According to the results of viewers’ voting MELOVIN got 6 points. The audience started chanting his name. The television presenter explained that despite the highest possible viewers’ score, the artist can’t be considered for the role because of the low number of points given by jury, which is only 2. The winner of the national selection O.Torvald received 5 points from viewers and the same score from jury. ILLARIA was given 1 point by viewers, ROZHDEN - 2, Backflip - 3 and TAYANNA - 4 points.
According to the jury’s voting, Backflip was assessed in 1 point, Melovin - 2, ROZHDEN - 3, ILLARIA - 4. O.Torvald received 5 points, TAYANNA - 6.
"Our people are everywhere," these were the first words of the group frontman Yevhen Halych after winning the contest.