On 9th December, the Ukrainian broadcaster NTU revealed the 20 finalists who had been selected to compete in the Ukrainian national selection on the 21st December. The winning artist and song will then go on to represent Ukraine at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen.
Over 50 competitors submitted their applications to the NTU. An expert jury (Vladislav Baginskiy, Michail Nekrasov, Zhenya Feskah, Vladimir Kozlov) selected 20 of the strongest entries from the applications to compete in the selection on the 21st December. The selection will begin at 11:15 CET (12:15 local time) and the winner will be decided both via the public and an expert jury (50/50).
1. Duet Anna-Maria
Song title: 5 stars hotel
Composers/Lyricists: Eduard Pristupa, Sergey Ozeryanskiy