Host country to select song for Kiev

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The host country of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest selects its rerpresentative tonight. 19 songs will compete in the Ukrainian national final, broadcast from the NTU studios in Kiev. 15 of them qualified by winning one of 15 semifinals. NTU added 4 wildcards to the line-up.

These are the 19 Ukrainian finalists:

1. Stand.up
2. NeDilya
3. Tayana
4. Mandry
5. Ex-Presidenti
6. Yurcash
7. Tiana Ravi
8. De Shifer
9. Foxy
10. Viktor Pavlik
11. Sergei Gavrilov
12. Tartak
13. Daleko
14. Ani Lorak
15. Talita Kum
16. Lourdes
17. Julia Korjinskaya
18. Volya
19. Greenjolly

NTU has invited several guests to perform in the Ukrainian national final. The Belarusian representative Angelica Agurbash will present her song Boys and grils. Other guests include Juliya Zabrodskaya, Fedor, Deema and Julia Bodai.

The Ukrainian final, hosted by Maria Orlova (pictured), starts at 17:40 CET tonight. The winner will represent UKraine in the final of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev.

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