Ukraine will choose its 2018 representative via the national final of Ukraine; Vidbir 2018.
Vidbir consists of two semi finals and a final. The first semi final were held tonight and the second one will be in the next week. Total of 18 artists compete in Vidbir. They were splitted to semi finals as 9 participants. 3 of them qualified to the grand final via 50%jury- 50% televoting.
Contestants of the second semi final (winners marked bold):
1. Ingret Kostenko – Save My Planet
2. MÉLOVIN – Under the Ladder
3. Julinoza – Hto ya? (Who am I?)
4. TAYANNA – Lelia
5. Kadnay – Beat of the Universe
6. Yurcash – Stop Killing Love
7. Mountain Breeze – I See You
8. Illaria – Syla (Power)
9. DILEMMA – Na Party (In the party)
In the jurors’ seat we saw Jamala, Andriy Danylko and Eugene Filatov. In addition to national final participants, French representative of Eurovision Song Contest 2018 performed its entry “Mercy” at night.