Participants in Ukrainian national selection revealed
Jamala, one of the participants in the Ukrainian national selection
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Posted 26 January 2016 at 12:28
The organisers of the Ukrainian national selection together with the jury panel that consists of Konstantin Meladze, Ruslana and Andrei Danilko (Verka Serduchka) announced the list of this year's participants. Tomorrow, the draw will take place in Kyiv, so we will find out which singer will participate in which semi-final. The shows are scheduled for the 6th and the 13th of February. The final will take place on the 21st of February.
This year’s Ukrainian national selection promises an entertaining and thrilling show at the highest stage. Among the participants there are famous and talented Ukrainian singers.
Eurovision fans remember Jamala, who took part in the national selection in 2011 with her cheerful song Smile, but didn’t reach the final. Anastasia Prykhodko, represented Russia with her entry Mamo in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest and finished 11th in the Grand Final. Victoria Petryk represented Ukraine in the 2008 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Matrosy. In 2014, Victoria tried her luck in the Ukrainian national selection, but came second after Mariya Yaremchuk.
Here is the list of parcipants in the 1st and the 2nd shows in Ukraine:
Peaks of Kings
Brunettes Shoot Blondes
On the 27th of January, the allocation draw will take place in Kyiv, so we will find out which singer will participate in which semi-final. The first semi-final will take place on the 6th and the second on 13th of February. The final will take place on the 21st of February.