Ukraine announces 10 finalists for Vidbir 2023

November 17, 2022


We're exactly one month away from (likely) our first Eurovision 2023, and it will come from one of these 10 artists that will compete to represent reigning champions Ukraine.

Ukrainian national broadcaster UA:PBC have announced the 10 finalists that will compete in Vidbir 2023 on Saturday 17th December.

These artists were selected from a shortlist of 36 released last month.

Here are the 10 artists and song titles:

  • 2TONE – Квітка (Flower) 
  • Angelina – Stronger 
  • DEMCHUK – Alive 
  • FIINKA – Довбуш (Dovbush) 
  • Jerry Heil – When God Shut The Door 
  • KRUTЬ – Колискова (Lullaby) 
  • Moisei – I’m Not Alone 
  • OY Sound System – Ой, тужу (Oy, tuzhu) 
  • Tember Blanche – Я вдома (I’m Home) 
  • TVORCHI – Heart Of Steel 

Eurofans will be familiar with Jerry Heil, KRUTЬ and TVORCHI. All three took part in Vidbir 2020 and reaching the final. KRUTЬ performed the best out of the trio, finishing in the 3rd place behind Khayat and winners Go_A

The 10 songs are to be revealed at a later date.

Kalush Orchestra, who competed in Vidbir 2022, won the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy with their song “Stefania“. While the 2023 edition won’t be hosted in Ukraine due to the ongoing war, the defending champions will still receive an automatic spot in the grand final. 

Who are you excited to see take part in Vidbir 2023? Let us know in the comments below!

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