Bookmakers named favorite Eurovision

Bookmakers named favorite Eurovision

STOCKHOLM, 21 APR — news, Lyudmila Bozhko. Tender song from Italy Occidentali”s Karma (“Karma Western man”) in the performance of the 35-year-old Francesco Gabbani headed, according to bookmakers, the favorites list of Eurovision 2017, which will be held in may in Kiev.

The victory of Italy predict, in particular, players such bookmakers like Bet365, Betway, Betfred, Unibet, Ladbrokes and Paf.

Rhythmic Italian song tells about evolution, about the problems and hopes for the future, the artist takes it in a joking manner with a dancing monkey on stage — the song has gathered over 50 million views on YouTube.

Second in the list of favorites called Bulgaria, followed by Sweden, Portugal and enters into the five of Belgium.

Participation in the competition will be performers from 42 countries. The first and second semi-finals will be held on 9 and 11 may, the final on 13 may.

To represent Russia at the competition was Yulia Samoilova with a song about love the Flame Is Burning, but the security Service of Ukraine has banned the actress entry into the country for three years because of her performances in the Crimea. The European broadcasting Union offered Russia or to broadcast the contest through satellite, any change of the contestant. On the First channel called these options unacceptable and in this situation did not consider it possible to broadcast the contest.