The capital of Ukraine hosted three Eurovision events before; the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2009 and 2012. In 2012, the city's newly renovated Olimpiyskiy Stadium hosted the final of the EURO2012 football tournament.
Kyiv proposes to host next year's contest at the Palace of Sports, which also hosted the 2005 contest. The venue, which is centrally located, has a capacity of nearly 10,000 spectators. The capital's proposal also opens up for the possibility to use facilities of the nearby Olimpiyskiy Stadium for press and fans.
Kyiv presented itself with a promotional video:
Dnipro is situated nearly 400 kilometres southeast from Kyiv. Compared to the capital, Dnipro is a relatively young city, founded in 1776.
The city of Dnipro proposes to host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in the EuroArena, which is currently under construction and could fit up to 9,500 spectators, as well as the Press Centre and the EuroClub.
Dnipro also presented itself with a promotional video:
In a bold move, Odessa proposes the Chornomorets Stadium, which has a capacity of some 10,000 spectators, as venue for the contest. The building would need to be upgraded with a roof, which the city is prepared to construct in time before the contest.
Odessa also presented itself with a promotional video:
As the Organisational Committee and representatives from the EBU further review the three city bids, the moment of truth is approaching quickly. A final decision on where the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will take place is expected latest 1st of August.
Fans on Twitter have already made up their mind; with over 50% of the vote. they believe Kyiv is the most likely candidate host city to win the bid process.