All official locations of Eurovision 2017 open today – Kyiv City State Administration

All official locations of Eurovision 2017 open today – Kyiv City State Administration

All official locations of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 open today.

Director of the Culture Department of the Kyiv City State Administration Diana Popova said this at a press conference at Ukrinform.

"Almost all official Eurovision locations have started working. Eurovision Village has opened today in the center of Kyiv, it will be open for everyone from 19:00," Popova said.

According to her, both semifinals and the final of the song contest, as well as the opening ceremony and walking on the red carpet, will be broadcasted on four screens.

Popova recalled that the official opening ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest will be held on May 7 in the Mariinsky Park. She clarified that there would be five entertainment locations on Sofiivska, Mykhailivska, Troitska, Poshtova and Kontraktova squares.

In particular, the city guests on Troitska Square will be able to get acquainted with unique Ukrainian culture, national music, contemporary music and theatre works. There will be held the classical music concerts with the participation of the operetta theater orchestra, the performances of jazz musicians and folk groups. Photo zones, tourist information center and food courts will also operate there.

Kontraktova Square will host the Feel Ukraine cultural and artistic project. The motifs of Ukrainian embroidery will be used in the decorations of all the stages and zones.

The Eurovision: Retrospective cultural and art project will be located on Poshtova Square. 

The Art Kyiv Fort 2017 fan zone will be open on the territory of the National Historical and Architectural Reserve "Kyiv Fortress". The area will be equipped with temporary spherical tent structures that will be placed on the esplanade, imaging the Eurovision 2017 logo.

In addition, Kyiv Light Fest 3D mapping show will be held as the international light and media art festival from May 12 to May 14 on Kontraktova and Poshtova squares.


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