Some time ago it was announced that Go_A, the band who was set to represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2020, would represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2021. It has now been announced that an expert jury will select the song. The jury consists of:
Jamala – singer, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016;
Yevhen Filatov – producer, leader of the band The Manaken;
Ruslan Kvinta – music producer, composer;
Yaroslav Lodygin – member of the Managing Board of UA: PBC in charge of television;
Dmytro Khorkin – member of the Managing Board of UA: PBC in charge of radio.
Go_A will present at least two song to UA: PBC, and the song with the most points will win. In the event of a tie, the song with the majority vote wins. The results will be announced on March 10!
Ukraine at The Eurovision Song Contest
Ukraine’s Eurovision history dates back to 2003 when they first debuted in the contest with the song Hasta La Vista. The second year Ukraine participated Ruslana won the entire contest with her song Wild Dances, which brought the contest in 2005 to Ukraine’s capital Kiev. After getting 2 second places and one third place in-between 2005 and 2014 Ukraine took a one-year break in 2015. Jamala made Ukraine’s comeback in 2016 with her 1944, she won the contest, and brought the contest once again back to Kiev. Go_A was selected to represent Ukraine in 2020, before the contest got cancelled.
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