Eurovision 2017: Work kicks off at the IEC; check out the first pics!

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 2,012 views

The countdown to the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv has kicked off as UA:PBC and the Eurovision crew have moved into the 2017 Eurovision venue the International Exhibition Centre.

Work has kicked off at the Eurovision venue in Kyiv .

In a little than a month from today the rehearsals for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will kick off. The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest venue IEC is now getting ready for the contest, the construction of the stage will kick off on Saturday 8 April.

Work has kicked off at the Eurovision venue in Kyiv

Cables, wires, cranes, lights, electrical gear have arrived at the IEC and venue is currently undergoing changes in order to host the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The International Exhibition Centre will be fully transformed to the music fest.

The 2 pavilions of the IEC will house the 2017 Eurovision Arena, the Press Centre, Delegation Area, Accreditation Centre, EBU offices , technical area, Eurovision Bubble, Changing Rooms etc. Mr. Jon Ola Sand (Executive Eurovision Supervisor for EBU) visited the premises today along UA: PBC’s CEO.

Mr. Jon Ola Sand inspecting the Eurovision Arena with UA:PBC Head at the IEC.

Check out the first photographs which have been released on Facebook:

The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 9, 11 and 13 May at the IEC in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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