At 10 p.m. Kyiv time on Tuesday, May 9, 18 contestants will take part in the first semi-final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv's International Exhibition Center.
All the installation and construction works at the main stage of Eurovision Song Contest 2017 have already been completed.
Ukraine will aim at providing equal opportunities for all participants of the Eurovision song contest 2017 to take place in May in Kyiv.
Swiss tabloid Blick, quoting European Broadcasting Union Director General Ingrid Deltenre, reported that Ukraine was facing sanctions over an entry ban against Russian Eurovision pick Yulia Samoylova. The EBU refuted the report.
O.Torvald, a Ukrainian rock band, has won the national selection to represent the country at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
Hanna Dudich, a teacher of English at a school in Ukraine's city of Kropyvnytskyi, has become one of the 50 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2017 awarded by the Varkey Foundation.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has announced an open competition for the position of chairman of the Odesa Regional State Administration.
Ukraine is struggling with organizational issues in connection with Eurovision-2017 song contest, which might cause deprivation of the right to host it in Kyiv.
Ealier, Horhan was chosen for the post of the head of the Kyiv regional state administration by a selection committee.
The Contest Committee for Senior Government Officials selected Oleksandr Horhan the chairman of Kyiv Regional State Administration.
Ukraine has submitted "Ukrainian Sheriffs" documentary for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Additional recruitment of patrol officers will kick off Sept. 6. Most of new employees will work in the capital, while the rest will go to regions.