Kiev may withdraw from Eurovision. Too expensive - $ 40 million. The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance openly stated that it is necessary to soberly assess their capabilities.
Finance Minister Alexander Danilyuk wrote a whole article titled "Why do we have the Eurovision song contest," the official hinted at the possibility of refusal of Ukraine from the Eurovision song contest. Danyluk said that the holding of "Eurovision" Ukraine will need at least 43 million dollars. Needless to say, that kind of money for incidental expenses in the country. In this regard, the Minister of Finance reminded that the history of "Eurovision" knows of 5 cases where the right to host the contest transferred to another country.
In 1960 France gave the right to host the contest in the UK. Ukraine has already spent "the Eurovision" in 2005. The competition has a cost of 11 million dollars. Since then, Eurovision has risen significantly. In the course of the meeting should be taken at least 30 thousand guests. The Minister of Finance asks the question: compensate these people costs the state. In his column Alexander danyluk said that if Ukraine will be decided at the contest "Eurovision", then you need to find the benefit for the state, to attract investors who would be willing to create the infrastructure for the competition.