The first stage of the Ukraine national selection is over. NTU received songs from 203 participants.
A professional jury will chose the 75 best songs for a first public selection round. Those songs will be divided into 15 blocks of 5 songs each, broadcast every week starting on the 1st of November. Viewers will have the possibility to chose the winner of the week, which will result into 15 finalists. A national final will be broadcast on the 27th of February.
According to esckaz.com, established Ukraine aritsts like Ani Lorak, Tpalita Kum and Andrei Danilko submitted songs.
To give journalists the opportunity to meet Ukraine before the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, the national broadcaster comes up with an extraordinary invitation. All journalists who whould like to attend the national final are welcome to do so. Interested journalists can contact esctoday.com for contact details. NTU will assist those who accept the invitation with visa.