Ukraine: Zlata Ognevich as spokesperson for Ukraine at Eurovision 2017

by Georgi Senkishev 1,779 views

The spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 host country has been announced and it is former Ukrainian representative Zlata Ognevich!

The 2013 Ukrainian Eurovision entrant Zlata Ognevich will give out the Ukrainian jury’s douze points this evening during the Grand Final of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest.

The Ukrainian jury votes were decided last night during the jury show of the grand final which saw all 42 jury groups gathering, watching and voting for their top 10 acts of the evening. These votes will make up 50% of the final result, whilst the remaining 50% will be determined via the public televote tonight.

Zlata performing at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö

Zlata represented Ukraine back in 2013 with her song Gravity and scored 3rd behind Farid Mammadov and Emmelie De Forest (who won in 2013 and wrote the entry Never give up on you with which Lucie Jones will represent the United Kingdom).