O.Torvald has been chosen to fly the Ukrainian flag in Kyiv with the song Time. The group beat five other acts for the right to represent Ukraine on home ground in May.
O.Torvald is composed of lead singer Yevhen Halych, guitarist Denys Myziuk, drummer Sasha Solokha, bass guitarist Mykyta Vasyliev, and DJ Polarnik. The band was founded in the city of Poltava but relocated to Kyiv in 2006 where they began performing to large venues with thousands of spectators. They released their first album in 2008.