In Crimea, ready to accept “the Eurovision-2017”

В Крыму готовы принять "Евровидение-2017"

Crimea is ready to become the alternative to Kiev for the Eurovision song contest “Eurovision” in 2017, said the Deputy of the state Duma from the Crimean region Ruslan Balbec.

Earlier, the German tabloid Bild reported that the organizers of “Eurovision” are in talks about a possible postponement of the competition in Russia, stressing that the fact of negotiations does not mean the transfer of activities to another country.

“We are ready to hold “Eurovision” in the Russian Crimea. We have all the necessary conditions for the contest, including security, and to ensure that Eurovision would not be turned into a political show,” said RIA Novosti Balbec.

The MP stressed that the competition in Russia will bring it to a higher and prestigious level.

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“Ukraine is a civil war, so for Eurovision in the first place needs to be security issues, and this is exactly what Russia can guarantee in any region of the country,” said Balbec.

According to plans of organizers, the final of “Eurovision-2017” will be held in Kyiv on may 13.