Where are we going for Eurovision next year? Dnipro? Kyiv? Odessa? One of the 3 cities will host the forthcoming 2017 Eurovision Song Contest next year.
The excitement is rising in Ukraine as the 2017 Eurovision host city race is coming to its climax and is due to conclude in the next days. We will soon know where wer’re heading to for Eurovision 2017. One thing we know for sure is that we’ll fly to Ukraine next year thanks to Jamala’s Eurovision victory in Stockholm.
The 2nd stage of the Battle of the City concluded last week whilst the 3rd stage is in full swing. Last week NTU, the national Ukrainian broadcaster shortlisted the 6 potential candidate cities to 3: Dnipro, Kyiv and Odessa.
Now the EBU along with NTU and the Eurovision Committee will visit and inspect the 3 finalist cities and check out their respective venues, infrastructure and proposals.
Let’s check out the 3 finalist bidding cities:
The 3 potential host cities and venues
- Kyiv- Sports Palace ( ESC 2005 venue), International Exhibition Centre ( back up venue)
- Odessa- Chernomorets Stadium
- Dnipro- Dnipro Euro Arena (Meteor Stadium)
Kyiv’s promo video
Odessa promo video
Dnipro’s promo video
A total of 6 cities officially submitted their respective bids to host the forthcoming 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine next year.
The 2017 Eurovision host city bidding race kicked off on 24 June and will conclude on 1 August, and will consist of 4 stages.
The 2017 Eurovision host city will be announced during a special press conference in due course.
The preliminary dates for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest have been set on 9, 11 and 13 May