The announcement of the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, which was due to take place at 14:00 CET has been cancelled.
The host city of the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest was due to be announced at 14:00 CET, however the Cabinet of Ministers has now announced that the press conference will not take place. This is the third time that the announcement of the host city has been delayed, the first announcement was due August 1st, before being set for August 24th and now further delayed.
Mayor of Dnipro, one of the three cities left in the running to host the contest has stated on Facebook that the announcement has been delayed until next week. Mr Borys Filatov added that it is a shame that the country has now lost two months of time to prepare for the contest. While an official announcement has been made by the EBU on Eurovision.tv, that NTU felt it needed further time to decide on final details of each bid,