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Ukraine all set for Vidbir 2024

21 December 2023 at 13:34 CET
Suspilne Ukraine has released the complete list of the artists and songs competing in Vidbir 2024 - the national selection show to determine their Eurovision Song Contest entry.

 

Vidbir 2024 finalists:

  • alyona alyona & Jerry Heil — Teresa & Maria

  • ANKA — Палала (Palala)

  • Drevo — Endless Chain

  • INGRET — Keeper

  • MÉLOVIN — DREAMER

  • NAHABA — GLASSS

  • NAZVA — Slavic English

  • SKYLERR — Time Is Running Out

  • YAGODY — Tsunamia

  • YAKTAK — Lalala

  • Ziferblat — Place I Call Home

Ten of the finalists have been chosen by Dmytro Shurov (Pianoboy), the music director of Vidbir 2023 and 2024 and the music theme composer of Eurovision 2023 postcards, out of 20 longlisted participants selected from almost 400 submitted applications. 

One more finalist was chosen by online public voting which took place during December. The artists who were not selected to participate in the final based on the results of auditions competed for a wildcard spot. More than 300,000 Ukrainians cast their votes. ANKA with her song Palala got the most votes - 80 944 (26,78%) - securing a ticket to the final of Vidbir 2024.

Amongst the names of Vidbir 2024 finalists, there are also a plenty of performers who have already graced the Vidbir stage (Jerry Heil in 2020, 2023 and INGRET in 2018), and MÉLOVIN who competed at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. 

The songs of ten finalists, selected through auditions (alyona alyona & Jerry Heil, Drevo, INGRET, MÉLOVIN, NAHABA, NAZVA, SKYLERR, YAGODY, YAKTAK and Ziferblat), will be released in January, while ANKA’s song is already out. 

The final of Vidbir 2024 will take place on Sunday 3 February. An international audience will be able to stream the show via the Eurovision Ukraine official YouTube channel. 

As in previous years, the winner will be determined by the combination of jury and public vote. Ukrainians will choose the jury of the final by online voting with details to be announced soon.

You can listen to all 37 songs of Eurovision 2024 via your favourite streaming service or watch the music videos on our YouTube channel.

The Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Malmö, Sweden on Tuesday 7 May (First Semi-Final), Thursday 9 May (Second Semi-Final) and Saturday 11 May (Grand Final) 2024.

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