Ukranian broadcaster, STB, has announced today that the 2018 French Eurovision hopefuls Madame Monsieur will be travelling to Kyiv, Ukraine this weekend in order to grace the second semi-final of the 2018 Ukrainian national selection.
The 2018 French Eurovision representatives are heading to Kyiv this weekend, after their trip to Portugal where they recorded their Eurovision postcard.
They will be special guests during this Saturday’s Ukrainian national selection’s second semi-final. The duo will treat the Ukrainian audience with their Eurovision entry Mercy.
Madame Monsieur were crowned the winners of the 2018 French national final Destination Eurovision and will represent France at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon with their entry Mercy.
Nine acts will battle during next Saturday’s show for the golden ticket to the Grand Final of the Ukrainian national selection: Ingret, Melovin, Julinova, Tayanna, Kadnay,Yurcash,Mountain Breeze ,Illaria and Dilemma.
About the 2018 Ukrainian national selection
The 2018 Ukrainian Eurovision national selection will consist of a total of 3 shows (2 semi-finals and grand final). All 3 shows will be aired simultaneously on STB and UA:PBC’s Channel 1.
A total of 18 acts will be battling for the golden ticket to Lisbon; 9 acts will compete in each of the two semi-finals.
Serhiy Prytula will be hosting the Ukrainian national selection for the second time, having hosted this year’s Ukrainian Eurovision national selection.
- 10/02: Semi-final 1
- 17/02: Semi-final 2
- 24/02: Grand Final
Eugene Filatov, Jamala and Andreiy Danilko compose the 2018 Ukrainian national selection jury panel. The 3 judges will be responsible to deliberate the 2018 Ukrainian Eurovision representative along with the public voting.
The 2018 Ukrainian Eurovision entry and act will be determined by a mixed jury/public televoting deliberation.