For the first time in 62 years, the Eurovision Song Contest will be fronted by three male hosts. Oleksandr Skichko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk, and Timur Miroshnychenko will present the show this year, held in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Oleksandr and Volodymyr will take the role of stage hosts, welcome the international audience to each of the three shows in May. Timur will oversee proceedings from the Green Room. All three presenters are amiliar faces on Ukrainian television and come with a wealth of experience.
Oleksandr Skichko (Олександр Олександрович Скічко) has become a household name in Ukraine through his hosting of popular TV shows such as Wake Up, Star Way and Sing Like A Star. He began his career in entertainment aged 15, and also went on to appear as a semi-finalist on Ukraine’s Got Talent where he won the hearts of millions of Ukrainians with his parody act.
Volodymyr Ostapchuk (Володимир Валерійович Остапчук) has enjoyed extensive experience of live shows through his involvement in the entertainment programme Morning with Ukraine, as well as presenting Shopping Goddess and Style Icon. He has had roles as a professional voice artist, including voicing the character of Hans in the Ukrainian version of Disney’s animation Frozen.
Timur Miroshnychenko (Тімур Валерійович Мірошниченко) is a life long fan of the Eurovision Song Contest and has hosted numerous Ukrainian national selections, and both editions of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest that have taken place in Kyiv (2009, 2013). He has also provided Ukrainian commentary for the Eurovision Song Contest, Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Eurovision Dance Contest, and Eurovision Young Musicians. More recently Timur hosted the Semi-Final Allocation Draw which took place in January in Kyiv. In total he has worked on 30 Eurovision projects in his twelve years of working in television. Outside of Eurovision, Timur has presented the live youth talk show Studio 5, as well as the educational programme How Is It Made?
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