Semi-final 2 – Results
11 February 2017
- Illaria – "Thank You for My Way" (15 points)
- Rozhden – "Saturn" (13 points)
Detach – "Distance" (10 points) Panivalkova – "Dokuchayu" (10 points) Kuznetsov – "Deep Shivers" (9 points) Aghiazma – "Synthetic Sun" (7 points) Mila Nytych – "Mystery" (6 points) Letay – "Svit chekaye" (2 points)
Ukraine – National selection 2017
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 takes place in May in Kyiv. And Kyiv is also the city hosting the national selection in Ukraine at Kyiv Polytechnic Institute for the semi-finals, and at the Art and Culture Center "KPI" for the final. Host is Sergiy Prytula.
Semi-final 1: 4 February 2017 Semi-final 2: 11 February 2017
- Semi-final 3: 18 February 2017
- Final: 25 February 2017
The Expert jury decides 50% of the outcome. It consists of:
- Konstantin Meladze (Composer and producer)
- Jamala (Ukraine 2016 – WINNER of Eurovision 2016)
- Andriy Danylko (Ukraine 2007 – The man inside Verka Serduchka)
The private broadcaster STB will collaborate with the public broadcaster NTU. NTU is also the organizer of Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The private broadcaster STB is in charge of the biggest talent shows in Ukraine: Ukraine Got Talent and X Factor.
The collaboration had great succes last year, where 50/50 televoting/jury chose Jamala to represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2016 – The rest is history.
Online voting and auditions
The winner of the Ukrainian selection will be found through Online voting, Semi-finals and a Final.
There were two ways to reach the national shows: Online selection and auditions.
An online selection took place on STB's website in January 2017, where visitors could vote for their favorite candidates. The winner of the online competition goes directly to the Ukrainian final.
The auditions took place in the six cities: Kiev, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odessa, Lviv and Zaporizhia. A panel choose the rest of the participants for the Semi-finals.
Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004 Ukraine qualified to all the 12 Grand Finals.