Odessa Festival 01
Odessa Festival 01
Superfinal 27 January 2017
Venue Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater, Odessa
Broadcaster NTU
Entries 5
System International juries rank the songs, awarding 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 points to their favourite songs
Winner Ani Lorak
"Uhodi Po-Angliyski"
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Odessa Festival 01 was the first edition of the Ukrainian music contest Odessa Festival, which selects Ukraine's entry for The Origin Song Contest. The competition was organised by the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) and took place on 27th January 2017.

The venue for the festival wass the Opera and Ballet Theater in Odessa. The theme for this edition was #Passion.

Competing EntriesEdit

The five competing artists along with their songs were revealed to the public on 22nd January 2017. Prior to the press conference it was not known which artists would participate or had turned down participation.

Artist Song (English Translation) Composers(s)
Ani Lorak "Uhodi Po-Angliyski" (Leave Like an English) Katya Gordon
The Hardkiss "Tony, Talk!" Radislav Lukin
NuAngels "Higher" Alexander Bard, Andreas Öhrn, Chris Wahle
Yuliya Savicheva "Nevesta" (Bride) Maxim Fadeev, Olga Seryabkina


The grand final of Odessa Festival took place on 27th January 2017 at the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater. The five artists performed the songs in front of an audience of over 1,300. Voting was 100% from international juries. In addition, Jamala performed her song "1944". The winning entry was "Uhodi Po-Angliyski" by Ani Lorak who beat ONUKA by a very small margin, and this song will represent Ukraine at The Origin Song Contest 01.

Order Artist Song Place Score
01 The Hardkiss "Tony, Talk!" 5 3.70
02 Yuliya Savicheva "Nevesta" 3 2.30
03 Ani Lorak "Uhodi Po-Angliyski" 1 2.10
04 ONUKA "Time" 2 2.11
05 NuAngels "Higher" 4 2.30