New York Times: “the Eurovision-2017” in Ukraine was in jeopardy

(updated: 14:48 17.02.2017) 02008322 Eurovision-2017,” reports the New York Times.

The international song contest was in jeopardy after the Ukrainian team of producers, engaged in its organization, has announced the termination of work because of allegations of corruption and mismanagement. According to the organizers, they are “completely removed” from the decision-making. In addition, the work on “the Eurovision” in Kiev “stopped for nearly two months,” when they appointed a new Manager.

“Questions remain regarding the tenders for the construction of the sound stage and village for visitors: if they were, whether they were conducted properly”, — the newspaper notes.

Previously, anti-corruption, the Ukrainian authorities have frozen the ticket to the competition after complaints from sellers in the opaque competition among distributors.

“Eurovision-2017” to be held in Kiev in may 2017. Ukraine won the right to host the contest after last year in Stockholm was won by the singer Jamal.