The 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest gets underway today in Kyiv, Ukraine as the first rehearsals take place at the International Exhibition Centre.
For the sixth time Eurovoix.com brings you its coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest. This year the Concours Eurovision de la chanson returns to Ukraine for the second time, following the victory of Jamala in Stockholm, Sweden last May. Thanks to her performance of “1944”, we are back in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine and home for the next 14 days to Europe’s Favourite Television Show.
What can you expect from Eurovoix.com?
Over the next two weeks we will be bringing you live blogs from all of the rehearsals at this years contest, kicking off at 09:00 CET this morning, with Robin Bengtsson from Sweden. Live blogs will keep you up to date with all of the rehearsals, the staging and the first impressions from Kyiv.
We’ll bring you up to date news from all of the latest goings on at the contest, expect all the details about the spokespersons, artists and the host city itself.
On May 7 our live commentary of the opening ceremony will return as well, with a number of our writers guiding you through the artists, songs and what to expect from the shows.
This year also sees Eurovoix joining forces with escXtra to bring you XtraVoix. XtraVoix is a daily podcast featuring writers from both sites who couldn’t make it out to Ukraine for the contest, we’ll give you our immediate thoughts on all the goings on.
Make the most of our coverage
To get the most out of our coverage of this years contest in Ukraine, make sure to follow us on all of our social media platforms. We’ll be running some special contests to win one off prizes from some of these artists, so you need to pay close attention.
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- Get all of the news straight to you Twitter feed by following Eurovoix
- Checkout snippets of the goings on in Kyiv and more unique content on Twitter by following Eurovoix Moments
- Who doesn’t love a nice picture, we’ll be posting summaries of the news and ourselves in Kyiv on Instagram
We’ll be seeing you bright and early at 09:00 CET this morning as the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 begins.