Ukraine: Third semi final concludes

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The third weekly semi final of the Ukrainian national selection for the upcoming edition of the Eurovision Song Contest was aired today on NTU. Alexey Matias, Shanis and group Jamechug are the latests additions to the line-up of the big national final to be held on February 27.

The process to elect the ninth Ukrainian representative at Europe's favourite music show came at the middle of the road as the third weekly semi final of their national selection was broadcast today on Pershyi Natsionalnyi. Three more acts qualified for the final stage of the competition:

  • Alexey MatiasAlways by myself
  • Shanis – (song title to be announced)
  • Jemchug – Hero

A televoting line was opened in order to determine the fourth qualifier of this semi final.Arina Domski, Vitalyj Galaj, Nataliya Pugachyova and group ARMIYAwere nominated for people's choice.

This is how the line-up for the final is looking like so far:

  • Kristina Kim – Victim of my love
  • Elena Korneeva – Why did I say goodbye
  • Dariya Medova – Infinity
  • Ivan Berezovskiy- Ave Maria
  • Eduard Romanyuta – Berega
  • Bahroma – Chernoe More
  • Alexey MatiasAlways By Myself
  • Shanis – (song title to be announced)
  • Jemchug – Hero

This year, Alyosha won the right torepresent the young Eastern European country at Oslo after a controversial selection process. She nevertheless finished on 10th place.