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Eurovision 2017 press centre unveiled

[AdSense-B​] The press centre, the beating heart of the Eurovision Song Contest year on year, and the room in which over 1500 accredited journalists and fan press will squeeze into for two weeks, has finally been revealed by the EBU and UA:PBC, with more details on the layout also published. The centre, also based in eastern Kiev’s International Exhibition Centre …

Eurovision Village: All you need to know

While a lot of the action from the Eurovision Song Contest will be centred around the International Exhibition Centre, the press centre and everything the contestants can throw at us in the arena, there’s no doubting that for the average superfan of the contest, the transformation of the host city into a booming Eurovision metropolis is everything. The Eurovision village …

Who are this year’s commentators and spokespeople?

With the contest approaching more rapidly than we had anticipated (how exciting??), the information on which faces and voices will accompany our viewing has been trickling in at a faster pace in recent weeks. There are now a substantial number of commentators and spokespeople confirmed for Kiev’s rendition of the contest and you can find a handy list of each …

Eurovision 2017: Is Kiev safe for LGBT+ People?

As things are gearing up for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, many LGBT+ people are asking “Are Ukraine & Kyiv safe for me?” IGLA-Europe has ranked Ukraine as one of the worst places in Europe for LGBT+ people to live in. escunited.com has teamed up with Gay Alliance Ukraine to bring up an awareness about the current situation with regards to …

Ukraine: Stage bursts into life in Kyiv

The latest updates from the International Exhibition Centre in eastern Kiev, Ukraine, have finally given us the glory shot that fans have been craving since construction began; today the first full shot of the stage was released, alongside further pictures from yesterday’s visit of Viacheslav Kyrylenko, the vice president of Ukraine and various members of press. The stage is considerably …

Eurovision rehearsals set to begin on a Sunday?

Some Eurovision fan blogs across the net have been spreading rumours of a different rehearsal schedule to the usual rota journalists and avid fans have become accustomed to over the years. Now it seems that the rumour does indeed have some credence – the Eurovision 2017 rehearsals look set to begin on Sunday 30th April, pending EBU confirmation. A convincing …

Update: Kiev stage begins to take shape

As the clock ticks down to another long awaited Eurovision, the excitement in the International Exhibition Centre in eastern Kiev is building, as the stage and it’s rigging continues to be built. Construction on the backdrop for this year’s show began last Thursday and in that short space of time the uniquely designed stage is starting to take shape in …

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