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Friday, October 21, 2016

Ukraine was not a suitable venue for Eurovision

In Ukraine, there is a concert hall capable of taking the musical contest “Eurovision-2017”. Earlier the country was called upon to abandon the festival.

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“The arena itself we have practically no, according to the requirements of a closed arena for a large number of people”, — stated on air of the Ukrainian “5th channel” Minister of culture Yevhen Nyshchuk.

According to the Minister, the installation of a temporary roof at the Olympic stadium in Kiev will not save, as this will not allow you to install the heavy equipment. Nyshchuk has not ruled out the possibility of constructing a new arena on the banks of the Dnieper river in Kiev or in Lviv.

In late may, the mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko offered to hold “Eurovision-2017” on the unfinished stage, which is on the Metropolitan highway. For the construction of the object, according to the city administration, may need $ 70 million.

Earlier, the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Alexander danyluk has not excluded that the country may withdraw from Eurovision due to lack of funds.

We will remind, the winner of “Eurovision-2016” was the Ukrainian singer Jamala, who performed the song about the deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944.

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