Ukraine: 20 Acts In The Longlist For “Vidbir 2024”

Ukraine will select an artist and a song for Eurovision 2024 via its national selection “Vidbir 2024”.
The national selection comes with a brand new logo:

Ukrainian broadcaster Suspilne received a total of 389 songs, from 288 different artists (222 solo singers and 66 bands/groups/duos).
More than 15% of the artists submitted at least one song.
57.5% of the songs were submitted in Ukrainian, 33% of them in English, 9% of them in bilingual and the rest (0.5%) in other languages.

Ukrainian broadcaster Suspilne releases list of 20 acts who have been invited to perform an audition:

  1. Alyona Alyona & Jerry Heil
  2. ANKA
  3. Carpetman
  4. Drevo
  6. Julia Belei
  10. NAHABA
  11. NAME
  13. SHÉPA
  15. STASYA
  16. SWOIIA
  19. YAKTAK
  20. Ziferblat

Later on, up to 10 of them will be shortlisted to participate in the final of “Vidbir 2024”.
The public will have the opportunity to give a wild-card to one additional act, out of those who won’t be chosen by the jury.

Melovin represented Ukraine at Eurovision 2018

Jerry Heil participated in “Vidbir” in 2020 and 2023:

Carpetman is also a member of the Kalsuh Orchestra band, who won Eurovision 2022:

“Vidbir 2024” – Known Details

  1. Vidbir 2024” will be held in February 2024.
  2. The results will be determined by a combination of a 50% public vote and a 50% national jury vote.
  3. The national broadcaster will narrow down the list of participants to a long list of artists, consisting of 20 artists.
  4. The 20 shortlisted artists will be invited to perform in a live audition.
  5. This longlist of artists will be determined and revealed by the 9th of November 2023
  6. Up to 10 artists will be shortlisted to compete in the televised show. The list of 10 artists will be released on the 20th of November 2023.
  7. The public will have the opportunity to grand a wild-card to additional artists (among the 20 longlist artists). This will be done via online voting. The results of the wildcard round will be published on the 29th of December 2023.
  8. As in previous years, the public will choose the members of the national jury.

Currently, Ukraine is considered one of the most successful countries in the contest, as they qualified for the final in each single year.
Last year, Ukraine held its national selection at the metro underground, due to the ongoing war.

TVORCHI represented Ukraine at Eurovision 2023 with the song “Heart of Steel”.
She ended up in 6th place in the final, with a total of 243 points

Who would you like to see representing Ukraine at Eurovision 2024?
Eurovision 2024 will be held in Malmö, Sweden.
The semi-finals will be held on the 7th and 9th of May 2024, and the grand final will be held on the 11th of May 2024

So far, the list of countries that have confirmed participation in Eurovision 2024

  1. Sweden
  2. Norway
  3. Finland
  4. Israel
  5. Germany
  6. The Netherlands
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Moldova
  9. Estonia
  10. Austria
  11. Cyprus
  12. Denmark
  13. Spain
  14. France
  15. Ireland
  16. Iceland
  17. Italy
  18. Malta
  19. Serbia
  20. Switzerland
  21. The UK
  22. Azerbaijan
  23. Croatia
  24. Lithuania
  25. Ukraine
  26. Portugal
  27. Poland
  28. San Marino
  29. Belgium
  30. Latvia
  31. Greece
  32. Georgia
  33. Slovenia
  34. Albania
  35. Czechia
  36. North Macedonia – not official

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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