The winning country of Eurovision 2022 Ukraine becomes the first country to have officially chosen a representative for Eurovision 2023, as the results of Vidbir 2023 have just come in.
The show took place from 16:00 to 20:00 CET and was hosted by Timur Miroshnychenko, Kateryna Pavlenko and Zlata Ognevich.
Ten artists competed in the final of Vidbir 2023, attempting to win the ticket to Liverpool.
The 10 participants who claimed the representation of Ukraine in Eurovision 2023 were the following:
- Moisei – «I’m Not Alone»
- OY Sound System – «Ой, тужу»
- DEMCHUK – «Alive»
- Jerry Heil – «WHEN GOD SHUT THE DOOR»
- FIINKA – «Довбуш»
- KRUTЬ – «Колискова»
- Tember Blanche – «Я вдома»
- Angelina – «Stronger»
- 2TONE – «Квітка»
- TVORCHI – «Heart Of Steel»
The final result was determined 50% by the preference of the ukrainian viewers and 50% by the preference of the jury, consisting of Taras Topola, Jamala and Yulia Sanina.
The jury voted as follows:
After the televote was added in, the final results were formed as follows:
TVORCHI were, therefore, crowned the winners and will be representing Ukraine in Eurovision 2023 with the song “Heart of Steel”.
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