Ukraine Reveals Initial Details for Vidbir 2019!

Ukraine Eurovision 2016 JamalaUkraine has used a selection show called Vidbir to select its act and song for Eurovision since 2016. It seemed to work for the nation as it gave them their second ever Eurovision victory with Jamala’s ‘1944’ winning the Contest that year. 2017 and 2018 were also a success with O. Torvald and Melovin making it to the finals with ‘Time’ and ‘Under the Ladder’. This week Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC revealed that the selection show will return in 2019 and have given us some of the initial details. Continue reading

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It’s Melovin for Ukraine in 2018!

The top six acts competing in the Ukrainian national selection show took to the stage tonight in an attempt to impress the judging panel consisting of 2016 winner Jamala, Verka Serduchka’s alter ego Andriy Danylko and music producer Eugene Filatov. When the points were all tallied it was Melovin who was announced as the winner. He will follow in the footsteps of Ruslana and Jamala hoping they can give Ukraine their third victory with ‘Under the Ladder’. Continue reading

Ranking: Ukraine’s Vibdir Finalists!

Ukraine Eurovision 2016 JamalaThe final six acts competing in the Ukrainian national selection show will take to the stage again tomorrow night for the final of Vibdir 2018. Before the final airs we rate and rank the final six! Continue reading

Ukraine’s Vibdir Airs Second Semi Final!

Ukraine Eurovision 2016 JamalaThe remaining nine acts competing in the Ukrainian national selection show took to the stage tonight in an attempt to impress the judging panel consisting of 2016 winner Jamala, Verka Serduchka’s alter ego Andriy Danylko and music producer Eugene Filatov. Of the nine acts competing there was only room for three in the final on 24 February. Find out who made it… Continue reading

Ukraine’s Vibdir Kicks Off with First Semi Final!

Ukraine Eurovision 2016 JamalaHalf of the eighteen acts competing in the Ukrainian national selection show took to the stage tonight in an attempt to impress the judging panel consisting of 2016 winner Jamala, Verka Serduchka’s alter ego Andriy Danylko and music producer Eugene Filatov. Of the nine acts competing there was only room for three in the final on 24 February. Find out who made it… Continue reading

Ukraine Choose the Contenders for 2018 National Selection

Ukraine Eurovision 2016 JamalaEighteen acts will compete in the Ukrainian Eurovision selection process for 2018, it was revealed earlier today. The acts will be judged by a combination of public vote and a judging panel who this year will consist of 2016 winner Jamala, Verka Serduchka’s alter ego Andriy Danylko and music producer Eugene Filatov. Continue reading