Ukraine has announced its ready to host Eurovision

The Kyiv city government has officially announced that they can hold a Eurovision Song Contest next year. To date, the European Broadcasting Union has not offered them hosting

Ukraine has announced its ready to host Eurovision
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Kiev is the first Ukrainian city to announce its readiness to host Eurovision if it is decided that Ukraine will be able to host the competition.

First Deputy Mayor Mykola Povoroznyk confirmed that they are ready to host Eurovision. "We already have all the infrastructure for that. I don't think it's practical to build something new, we're focusing on what we already have - in a year's time it will be quite difficult to create something new. If the organizers trust us, "He believes.

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Kiev has twice hosted both Eurovision and its children's version. The last time they were able to organize a big singing competition was in 2017. At that time, the organizing city was identified thanks to a public competition in which the Dnipro, Kharkiv, Kherson, Lviv and Odessa also took part.

Ukrainian Broadcasting and the EBU have already met to discuss the organization of the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. If UA: PBC feels that they cannot run the competition, several other countries have stated that they can take on the task. For example, Sweden, Iceland, Poland, Spain, Italy and others have been interested.