To host the final match of the UEFA Champions League in 2018 Kiev will spend 25 million.
As the press service of the Kyiv city Council, at meeting of the constant Commission on the budget of the city Council members supported the draft decision on approval of the agreement on carrying out the final CL match of the season 2017-2018.
The agreement with UEFA, Kyiv has pledged to hold a solemn reception in honor of participants of official delegations, to organize all the activities related to the locations of the tournament and ensure proper appearance of the city. The capital will be decorated with symbols of UEFA and flags in the style of the final image of players of 4 teams (the finalists in men’s and women’s Champions League).
“All of these costs, according to the contract, takes over Kiev. It’s not 200 million, which we allocated for the organization of Eurovision. Other expenses for UEFA . On the revenue side: we are expecting 150 thousand foreign tourists, each of whom on average will spend 100 euros per day. After all, they will live in Kiev hotels will eat at restaurants of Kiev”, – said the Chairman of city Council Committee on budget Andriy Strannikov.
Speaking about the expected revenues of the city from the Champions League final, the MP pointed out that it is necessary to multiply the number of tourists on their expenses and for the 4 day stay in the capital. “It turns out a significant sum, which will go into the economy of Kyiv,” he stressed.
The draft decision should be considered at the plenary session of the city Council.