Left the team in preparation for the “Eurovision-2017” managers found a replacement
Managers, who previously left the team preparing for the international song contest “Eurovision” in 2017, found a replacement, according to the State Committee for television and radio (the state Committee).
As reported the Deputy head of JSC “national public broadcasting company of Ukraine” (POA to NSTU) Paul Gritsak, quickly find new employees was due to the fact that there had been significant support of all power structures of Ukraine and Kiev. And secondly, the people who left, “not a television-production team, and members of the event team and the commercial part of the team who does not directly affect the television show and training”.
Personnel changes in the team, which is responsible for the preparation for the competition require the approval of the European broadcasting Union (founder and owner of the contest), nominations were sent for approval .
“Event Manager is selected in conjunction with the city of Kiev, since so many of the events surrounding the “Eurovision-2017” will be held in Kiev. For the position of commercial Director of the song contest claims people who worked more than 15 years in the National broadcasting company of Ukraine and handled all sponsorship and marketing projects, in particular the contest “Eurovision-2005” the children’s song contest “Eurovision-2009″, Euro 2012 and other events” – quoted by P. hrycak, the press service of the state Committee.
It is also reported that after 2 days from the start of sales of the ticket for events in the contest 384 sold 9 thousand tickets cost from 8 to more than EUR500. It is planned to sell nearly 70 thousand tickets for 9 events of competition: the finals, the two semi-finals, their rehearsals and the dress rehearsal.
6 February also began booking rooms at the official hotels of the “Eurovision-2017” for foreign delegations. For the first day booked 21 the delegation.
According to information of the state Committee, now also collected offers from companies which could provide training, installation, operation and dismantling of structures within the stands. Launched the tender for providing the video and the formation of a television signal, as well as on the organization and conduction of accreditation of the participants, delegates, supporters, press, staff and guests of the song contest.
As reported, on February 13, the team “National public broadcasting company of Ukraine” (PAT NSTU), which was responsible for the preparation and holding of the song contest “Eurovision 2017”, stated that it can no longer continue its work.
In the statement, which was signed by 21 Manager NSTU, it was noted that the new actual head of the competition in Ukraine, which gave full control of all aspects of “Eurovision” in Ukraine, stopped for two months work on the project. And the first Deputy Director of NCTU Alexander Harbin, also signed a statement of withdrawal from the project, said the publication “Ukrainska Pravda” that one of the impetus for the departure was the adoption of the estimates of the competition, which grew by 50% compared with early December.
In turn, NCTO stated that the termination of the work of some top managers and of the managers of JSC “national public broadcasting company of Ukraine” in preparation for “Eurovision-2017” will not affect the organization and conduct of this event.