The Ukrainian authorities have postponed the sale of tickets for the musical contest “Eurovision-2017”, which will be held in Kiev indefinitely. This decision was taken after the Antimonopoly Committee annulled the results of the tender on purchase of services of the official seller of tickets. On Tuesday, February 7, UNIAN reports with reference to the Deputy Director General of the National public broadcasting company of Ukraine Pavlo Gritsak.
“I hope that the tickets will go on sale in February, we are actively working to realize this. It is worth noting that in the past was different date of commencement of sale of tickets for the contest — it happened in March”, — said Hrytsak. According to the publication, in 2009, the start of sales began on March 16 and in 2012-m — on March 12.
Executive producer of the contest Jon Ola sand said that “disappointed because of the delay the start of ticket sales”, reports TASS.
The start of sales of tickets has been scheduled on 6 February. The winner of the tender was announced Concert.ua however, other bidders appealed the decision.
Ukraine won the right to host “Eurovision-2017” after singer Jamal with a song “1944” victory in this competition in 2016 (held in Stockholm). The event will take place in Kiev. Dates of semi — finals on may 9 and may 11, the final will will be held on may 13. Russia will perform in the first half of the second semi-final.