Kyiv To Host 2017 Eurovision Song Contest


The city of Kyiv has won the right to host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.

In a controversial result to last year’s event Ukrainian singer Jamala beat Australia’s Dami Im and Russia’s Sergey Lazarev, who topped the jury voting and televoting respectively.

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The National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) this week revealed Ukraine’s capital Kyiv will host the 62nd contest in May 2017.

The city fought off bids from Odessa, Lviv and Dnipro.

The semi-finals will take place on May 9 and May 11, with the Grand Final on May 13.