Ukraine can make a decision on the Eurovision song contest in 2019.
The announcement was made on March 3, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kirilenko in the air of one of Ukrainian TV channels. According to him, the decision to refuse from participation in the contest by the National public television company of Ukraine (NOTE), was “premature.”
The decision NOTE regarding non-participation in “Eurovision” was, of course, premature. But it can be changed even now, – said V. Kyrylenko.
We will remind, the Ukrainian national selection for the Eurovision song contest was won by singer Maruv – she took first place in the audience vote. Subsequently, however, the singer was accused of “insufficient patriotism” and was forced to withdraw from participation in the contest. After this NOTE was offered to go to Eurovision finalists, who took second and third places, but they refused. In the end, the NOTE said that Ukraine this year will not send anyone to the competition.
Ukrainian singer Maruv explained the refusal to go to Eurovision.
Kazka refused to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest.
Verka Serduchka refused to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest.
Official: Ukraine will not participate in Eurovision-2019.
The organizers of the Eurovision song contest commented on the refusal Maruv from the competition.