Jamala will take part in Ukrainian national final as juror to determine 50% the winner of national selection.

Like last year, three┬ájurors will have the┬áright to speak in the national final┬áprocess, and┬á the winner will be chosen by a joint decision of tele and jury voting (50/50). We have already learnt that┬áKonstantin Meladze, the famous producer and composer, is the first name for this year’s jury team, and today Jamala was┬áwas confirmed as second member of jury of Ukrainian preselection. The third name will be reported in following days.

It’s┬ádestiny. Jamala sang her entry in front of the different jurors last year, and her victory provides a chance to be an expert jury.

Ukraine national final jury ile ilgili g├Ârsel sonucu

The previous year professional jury panel consisted of Andrei Danilko, the Ukrainian participant in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest, Ruslana, who brought home a victory with her entry Wild Dances in 2004, and producer & composer Konstantin Meladze.

The preselection will be carried out by the broadcasters STB and UA:Pershiy. The first stage of the selection takes place from 19.11.2016 till 15.01.2017. Performers are able to take part in it in two ways: They should either apply online on the website of STB channel, or attend the live auditions in one of these six cities in Ukraine: Zaporizhia, Kharkiv, Odessa, Lviv, Dnipro and Kyiv.

Details of Ukrainian National Selection