NTU wishes to hold the final of the Eurovision Song Contest on the 13th of May, 2017.
The dates of the contest have been brought forward a week from the provisional dates which were announced ahead of Ukraine winning this years contest. The dates of the shows in Ukraine are as follows:
- Semi Final 1 – May 9
- Semi Final 2 – May 11
- Final – May 13
NTU has stated that it expects between 38 and 43 countries to take to the stage of next years contest. With the event being held from April 30 to May 14.
The dates still need to be confirmed by the European Broadcasting Union who has previously stated the final would be on May 21.