: Battle for Eurovision: Candidate cities unveil their promotional videos

18:12 Jul. 22, 2016

Battle for Eurovision: Candidate cities unveil their promotional videos

Ukraine's 6 major cities are willing to host Eurovision 2017

Ukraine's 6 major cities are willing to host Eurovision 2017

In May 2017, the famous European song contest is set to take place in one of the Ukraine's cities. The list of the potential hosts includes Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa, Lviv, Dnipro and Kherson.

Before the official announcement of the next year's host city, a number of the candidates presented their promotional videos that comprise general information about city's territory, population and infrastructure.

Read also: Ukraine's Culture Ministry estimates costs of hosting Eurovision

The candidates offered different variants of the arenas for Eurovision and made their best to demonstrate advantages of their cities.

In its promotional video, Kharkiv is represented as a city-winner of the European Council Award, and also mentions its transport links with 10 world cities.

Kherson presents its most recognisable tourist attractions.

The city of Odesa is mostly focused on its experience related to the international film and music festivals.

The recently renamed Dnipro positions itself as the capital of Ukraine's business and space industry. The organizers claim they are ready to invest nearly UAH 500 million in the contest.

The promotional video of Lviv unites both classical style and modern culture.

Kyiv is represented as a European city, and demonstrates the security concept, developed infrastructure and the recreational amenities.

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