On 19 September 2017, the ESC Reference Group and the ESC Workshop meetings were held in Berlin.

The Ukrainian delegation presented a post-event report which was approved by the ESC Reference Group meeting. The report was presented by Pavlo Grytzak, the Executive Producer of the Eurovision-2017 Song Contest. The management of the European Broadcasting Union noted that this year’s Eurovision Song Contest was extremely successful, and highly commended the Ukrainian team for their remarkable efforts.

The Chairman of the ESC Reference Group, Dr Frank-Dieter Freiling, and the ESC Executive Producer, Jon Ola Sand, announced that “… the EBU, the ESC Reference Group and the EBU Participating Broadcasters thank UA:PBC, Pavlo Grytzak and his team and the City of Kyiv for all their hard work which led to a successful Eurovision Song Contest. The ESC Reference group realise that a big part of the success resulted from the work that Mr Grytzak and his team undertook in a very short timeframe and in a very challenging environment due to the strict Ukrainian laws and regulations”.

The Salkom Law Firm is proud to be a part of the team that was engaged in preparing and providing this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine. The Salkom’s work group comprising of the firm’s partners, Pavlo Lukomskyi, Yurii Leonov, and Eduard Tregubov, and associates, Kateryna Zhydetska, Victoria Klymiuk, Kostyantyn Leonov, Kyrylo Budnyk, and Bogdan Budnyk, led by Tymofii Sikorskyi, a partner with the firm, that provided legal support to the ESC-2017 in Ukraine, would like to express its gratitude to the management of the European Broadcasting Union for the recognition of their efforts and commendation. 

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