April 27, 2022, 19:50

Ukraine Media Center’s April 28, 2022, Briefing Schedule (32 Rynok Sq., Lviv)

11:30 AM – Kalush Orchestra, representatives of Ukraine at Eurovision-2022 (in person)


Oleg Psyuk, Kalush Orchestra lead singer

Mykola Chernotytskiy, Chairman of the Board of the Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (Suspilne);

Oksana Skybinska, Head of the Ukrainian Delegation at Eurovision;

Oleksiy Zhembrovskiy, director of «Friends Production»

Current topics:

  • How the band managed to gather and rehearse during the war
  • Promo-tours in Israel, the Netherlands, Spain and Poland: how Ukrainians are supported, what foreigners know about the war in Ukraine
  • Preparations for the performance at Eurovision-2022 in Turin
  • How Suspilne broadcaster prepared the band for Eurovision during the war
  • Activities planned during the stay in Turin

Why this is interesting: Immediately after the briefing, the band is heading to Turin, where it will represent Ukraine at Eurovision-2022 on May 10 in the first semifinal.

12:30 PM – Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration

Current topics:

  • military and humanitarian situation in Donetsk region
  • whether there is an evacuation through green corridors
  • situation in Mariupol
  • forced deportation of the local population to russia

Why this is important: The russians are carrying out continuous attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops in the Donetsk region. They are destroying civilian infrastructure and massively killing civilians. According to preliminary estimates, about 20,000 people could have died in Mariupol alone. In addition, the russians do not adhere to the agreed regime of green corridors. Thousands of Ukrainians have been forcibly deported to russia.


Ukraine in children’s hands

Fence painting performance. Graffiti will be painted by orphans from Lysychansk, with the help of local peers. The performance will be held at LvivTech.City – the first innovation park in western Ukraine, under the supervision of teachers of the School of Arts of the Free and Indifferent.

ATTENTION, DIFFERENT LOCATION: Lviv, 48-g Stryiska street

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The briefing schedule is subject to change. 

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