Mon. Jun 17th, 2024
Ukrainian Eurovision pop duo picked in are living show from bomb shelter
Ukrainian electronic music band Tvorchi

The duo’s Andrew Hutsuliak and Jeffery Kenny talk to the media after their win (Image: EPA/Gennady Minchenko)

Ukraine has picked its access for next 12 months’s Eurovision Tune Contest – in a reside competition held within a bomb refuge.

Pop duo Tvorchi triumphed with their track Middle of Steel in the 4-hour contest, which took place in an underground metro station in Kyiv.

the site additionally doubles up as a refuge all the way through Russian air raids – and television ­coverage used to be once in a while interrupted by way of the sound of trains passing.

Profitable band member Andrew Hutsuliak mentioned: ‘we can try to do everything to give Ukraine with dignity. We didn’t suppose we’d win however we want to mention thanks to everyone who supported us, who listens to our music and who’re preventing at the front line.’

Ten acts competed after organisers whittled down FOUR HUNDRED tune entries.

It comes after the rustic’s Kalush Orchestra won the contest earlier this year – Ukraine’s 3rd time coming best in the pageant.

Ukrainian electronic music band Tvorchi

Tvorchi will perform their tune Heart of Metal are living in Liverpool subsequent year (Picture: EPA/Gennady Minchenko)

Historically, the successful us of a hosts the next year’s show. However due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the competition on Would Possibly 13 next yr will be held in Liverpool after the united kingdom’s Sam Ryder got here 2d.

The 37 countries participating have till the tip of March to make sure their songs and artists for the contest.

The BBC and music publishing corporate tap Music will select the united kingdom’s track entry for 2023 within the new year.

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