Ukraine: NTU and STB to co-organize ESC national selection in February

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 458 views

NTU, the Ukrainian national broadcaster has announced today that it will be once again co-organizing its Eurovision national selection with STB.

NTU is very satisfied with this year’s cooperation with STB for organizing the 2016 Ukrainian Eurovision national selection which brought the Eurovision trophy to Ukraine for the 2 time when Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm.

NTU and STB will open the submission period for artists and composers to submit their applications from 1 September.  Hereafter during October and November applicants will be able to attend castings throughout Ukraine in order to showcase their talent and vocal skills.

The 2017 Ukrainian Eurovision national final will be aired in February on NTU Channel 1 and STB. More details regarding the 2017 Ukrainian Eurovision national selection will be released in due course.

Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision Ukrainian national selection with her entry 1944 and went on fly the Ukrainian flag at the 2016 ESC in Stockholm and won the competition, thus bringing the coveted Grand Prix on Ukrainian soil for the 2nd time in ESC history.

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