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  • Prime Minister discussed with Organization Committee the process of preparation to the Eurovision Song Contest
    posted 03 April 2017 18:07

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman held a meeting of the Organization Committee on preparation and hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

    Participants of the meeting discussed the current state of the process of preparation for the contest inter alia the readiness of the main stage - the Kyiv International Exhibition Center, situation regarding the sale of tickets to events of the contest as well as problematic issues which require consideration.

    The Prime Minister urged to settle a question of ticket sales as well as to inform of its stages. "The issues of availability of tickets and the explanation when the sale starts should be resolved”, stressed Volodymyr Groysman.

    The Head of Government gave instructions to the border and custom services to provide a green corridor for cargos with equipment for the contest thereby any vehicle with equipment for the Eurovision contest was not standing in queues at the border.

    While discussing security questions during the preparation and holding of the contest, the Prime Minister noted that unprecedented security measures should be taken at each event.

    In the meeting, namely, were participating Vice Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kyrylenko, Head of Kyiv City State Administration Vitali Klitschko, acting chairman of the board of the PJSC “National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine”, Hanna Bychok, executive producer of the Eurovision-2017, deputy chairman of the PJSC “NPBC” Pavlo Hrytsak, record producer Oleksandr Ksenofontov, public activist Serhii Proskurnya, representatives of the Government, the Administration of the President, the law enforcement structures, State Border Service as well as of State Emergency Service.