Oleg Vinnik told how I wanted to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest

Олег Винник рассказал, как хотел представить Украину на Евровидении

Ukrainian singer Oleg Vinnik said that he wanted to represent the state at Eurovision-2011 in Germany. However, the amount that was spent on his statement the artist was just space.

“I wrote the song in Ukrainian and German. And when I asked: “How can this happen?”, I was asked to pay 600 thousand or dollars, or euros. For me, it was, of course, space money, and I did not agree on this matter,” – said winnick at the “high life”.

Then the singer asked his Norwegian colleagues at the Eurovision song contest nearly 20 years ago, how much he spent to go to the competition. He replied: “For me it was so expensive. I bought the suit for 450 dollars.”

So today there’s one good thing that the actor needs to pay somewhere around 150 thousand dollars. Today I can afford it and go for 150 thousand dollars to act as the face of Ukraine,
said winnick.

Eurovision-2019 will be held in Israeli tel Aviv. Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest will not represent any artist. All because of the national public broadcasting company of Ukraine refused to the country’s participation in Eurovision after a number of scandals during the national selection.

Why Ukraine will not participate in the Eurovision song contest in 2019? It all started with a scandal of the winner of the national selection for the contest, singer MARUV. Society critically accepted information about her tour in Russia, vague answers about the war in the Donbas and that the rights to her song “Siren Song” are owned by Warner Music Russia.

The scandal ended that MARUV not signed the contract on participation in the Eurovision song contest-2019 with National public broadcasting company of Ukraine. The singer said that “not ready to speak in slogans, turning their stay at the competition in the promotion of our politicians”.

After the failure MARUV Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest in 2019, according to the rules of the contest were to submit music band Freedom of Jazz, which took second place in the final of the national selection. However, the group refused it. Later abandoned and the group of KAZKA and Brunettes Shoot blondes. Although the latter did not even offer to perform at the Eurovision song contest.

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