KIEV, February 17. /TASS/. A batch of tickets to the Eurovision-2017 song contest in Ukraine’s capital Kiev, bought on the first day of online sales, turned out to be invalid, Ukrainian media reported.
According to the Ukrainskie Novosti news portal, some of the tickets had a visibly unreadable bar code.
The buyers who reported about the incident to the Concert.ua hotline have already received new tickets.
Eurovision ticket sales began Tuesday. The 1852 tickets to the final show were the first to be put up for sale and were sold out in less than an hour. Some of them are now available on the black market at a price of up to 1,400 euro. The official seller’s prices range between 8 and 500 euro.