Eurovision 2017



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Their participation in the contest confirmed 43 countries.

Foreign Minister of Britain, Boris Johnson declares that his country is interested to help Ukraine with the international song contest “Eurovision 2017”, which will be held in may in Kiev. He said this at a joint press conference with Ministers of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and the Republic of Poland Witold Wasikowski.

“I met amazing and I saw many wonderful places today. I had a great trip in the center of Kiev, met with the mayor Met with veterans of the conflict in the Donbass. And, of course, I had the opportunity to talk with Vitali Klitschko about what we can do to help the upcoming song contest “Eurovision”, which will be held in Kiev”, – said Johnson.

However, he added that the United Kingdom “has a known history of absence of victories at the song contest “Eurovision”. The Minister wished good results to all competition participants . “Who knows what will happen after Brexit, but I wish all others… I wish the Kiev all possible progress with implementation, and we are ready to help,” said Johnson. Reference to UNIAN. 62nd international song contest “Eurovision” in the spring of 2017 will take the capital of Ukraine.

Their participation in the contest confirmed 43 countries. This is a record number of participants for all history of “Eurovision” was repeated only twice – in 2008 and 2011. The main arena of the song contest elected as international exhibition centre. The semifinals of “Eurovision-2017” will be held in Kiev on 9 and 11 may, the final on 13 may.