Ukraine- The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held in Kyiv on 9, 11 and 13 May 2017. The first semi-final will take place on May 9 , the second semi-final will take place on May 11 and the grand final will be on May 13.
The dates for the shows were proposed by the Ukraine broadcast channel NTU. 43 countries will participate in the Eurovision song contest.
They include: Albania, Armenia,Australia,Austria,Azerbaijan,Belarus,Belgium,Bulgaria,Croatia,Cyprus,Czech Republic,Denmark,Estonia,Finland,France,FYR Macedonia,Georgia,Germany,Greece,Hungary,Iceland,Ireland,
Israel,Italy,Latvia,Lithuania,Malta,Moldova,Montenegro,Netherlands,Norway,Poland,Portugal,Romania,Russia,San Marino ,Serbia,Slovenia,Spain,Sweden,Switzerland,Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
The semi-allocation draw which allows which countries will take part in the two semi-finals already took place on January 31 2017.
The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the longest running television shows in the world.The first Eurovision song contest was held on May 24, 1956.
As years passed by the contest has become a favorite television show and European tradition and one of their favorite television shows according to the Eurovision website.