December 17, 2022, 18:33 – Public News Service – OSN

On Ukraine Selection for Eurovision 2023 has begun. For security reasons, he will go to a bomb shelter, Moskovsky Komsomolets reports.

About ten performers and musical groups will compete for the right to perform in the competition in Liverpool next May.

The right to represent the country in the competition will be earned by the participant, who will be selected based on the assessments of the jury and the audience.

However, the national selection of participants will take place in a bomb shelter for security reasons. The source clarifies that there will be no spectators during the event. The source does not specify the features of the audience selection in these circumstances.

Earlier, the Public News Service reported that the organizers of Eurovision allowed Russia to participate in the contest. Representative of the European Broadcasting Union David Goodman said that the topic of admission of citizens of the Russian Federation for the competition still not closed. A full list of non-participating countries that will be able to vote next year should be expected closer to the start of this event, he added.