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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Russia did not refuse from the “Eurovision” in Ukraine

Russia will take part in the musical contest “Eurovision”, which next year will be held in Kiev. At the same time Ukrainian politicians and public figures have repeatedly stated that the Russians should not be allowed to the event.

photo: Lily Sharlovskoe

The list of the countries-participants of “Eurovision” was published on the competition website. The list includes 43 States, including Russia. In 2017, the competition will return Portugal and Romania. In addition, will perform and the representative of Australia.

In September of this year it became known that Ukraine would not allow the territory of their country of the Russian artists from the black list, which “threaten the ethnic security” of the country. Among them was Joseph Kobzon.

In turn, representatives of “Eurovision” has promised to hold talks with Kiev on the participation of the Russian delegation.

Ukraine won the right to host Eurovision after winning the contest this year, singer Jamala, who made the song about the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people in 1944.

Read the article “MK”: Anastasia Prikhodko offered to escort the Russian delegation at “Eurovision”


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