The 2005 Eurovision Song Contest is coming closer and there are some important dates to note down in your agenda!
MONDAY 21 MARCH 2005 – Head of Delegation meeting
TUESDAY 22 MARCH 2005 – Head of Delegation meeting
TUESDAY 22 MARCH 2005 – Draw for running order
WEDNESDAY 23 MARCH 2005 – Announcement of the hosts
Esctoday.com aims to bring you the results of the draw for running order live or semi-live through a special web page. The draw starts at 14:30 CET and the procedure lasts approximately one hour. In case we cannot bring you the results live or semi-live, we intend to publish the results as soon as possible!
WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2005 – Press centre open (Palats Sportu, Kiev)
THURSDAY 12 MAY 2005 – Start of rehearsals (Palats Sportu, Kiev)
MONDAY 16 MAY 2005 – Official reception
The esctoday.com crew arrives in Kiev on 9th May. From 10th May we will start covering the preparations for the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. As usual, we will have several editors present, as well as a photography team, to cover the rehearsals, the parties, the press conferences and everything else happening in Kiev.
THURSDAY 19 MAY 2005 – Semifinal Eurovision Song Contest 2005
SATURDAY 21 MAY 2005 – Final Eurovision Song Contest 2005