The first semi-final took place on 4 February 2017 at the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, hosted by Sergiy Prytula. 

Ukraine’s national selection jury will consist of 3 members:

  • Konstantin Meladze: Composer and producer
  • Andriy Danylko: Ukraine’s 2007 representative as Verka Serduchka
  • Jamala: Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016

“I Love you” performed by Tayanna and “O, mamo!” performed by Salto Nazad qualified directly to the final.

Results

Draw

Artists Songs Jury Televote Total Place  

1

Skai “All My Love For You” 6 5 11 4 Eliminated

2

Roman Veremeychik & Lumiere “Make It Real” 2 3 5 6

Eliminated

3 Monochromea “Blue Bird” 3 2 5 7

Eliminated

4

Laliko “Sugar Whisper” 1 1 2 8

Eliminated

5

Salto Nazad “O, mamo!” 8 6 14 2

Advanced

6

MamaRika “We Are One” 5 4 9 5

Eliminated

7

Tayanna “I Love You” 7 8 15 1

Advanced

8 Arsen Mirzoyan “Geraldine” 4 7 11 3

Eliminated