In France ended in the second round of presidential elections, exit polls have already declared the preliminary results. In Kiev took place the official opening ceremony of Eurovision-2017. Representatives of the International basketball Federation during the draw for the world Cup in basketball-2019 made a mistake with the flag of Ukraine.
Presidential elections in France
May 7, in France hosted the second round of presidential elections. For an armchair of the head of state centrist Emmanuel macron competed with the leader of the far-right National front, marine Le Pen.
In the first round of the presidential elections in France, Emmanuel macron, received 24,01% of votes in elections and marine Le Pen voted 21,30 % of the voters. Thus, the gap between the candidates has reached almost three percent.
The turnout in the first round made up 78.69% is among the highest levels in history. But in the second round of the Ministry of internal Affairs of France reported significantly lower turnout. As of 17:00 Paris time on 7 may, the turnout in the second round of the presidential elections in France amounted to 65.3%. For comparison, in 2012 this figure is as of 17:00 was 71,96%, and in 2007-m – all 75,11%.
At 21:00 the exit polls announced the preliminary results of the vote after closed the last polling stations. According to exit polls, a landslide victory in the presidential elections in France was won by the centrist Emmanuel macron.
The Macron voted 65,099% of voters. For the far-right marine Le Pen voted 34.9% of French voters. According to IPSOS, the Macron voted 65.5 per cent, and for Le Pen almost halved to 34.5%.
The team of Emmanuel Macron along with a large number of his supporters celebrated the victory in the heart of France on the area of a meeting room that is immediately in front of the Louvre.
The official results of the elections of the President of France will be announced on the night of may 8
The official discovery of the Eurovision song contest-2017
In Kiev took place the official opening ceremony of Eurovision-2017. The delegations of the 42 participating countries in the Eurovision song contest, walked in solemn procession on the red carpet. Each participant walked for about 40 minutes, because the length of the track is the longest in the history of this song contest is 265 meters.
The group O. Torvald on the red carpet
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This was followed by the opening ceremony of the Eurovision-2017 in Parkovy center. On the roof of the center, each delegation raised the flag of their country.
During the solemn part of the event made a speech the first lady of Ukraine Maryna Poroshenko and mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko, the winner of Eurovision-2016 singer Jamal and others.
Maryna Poroshenko at the opening of Eurovision-2017
About the brightest events during the opening ceremony of “Eurovision” – read more in our online.
Curiosity of the day
Representatives of the International basketball Federation during the draw for the world Cup in basketball-2019 made a mistake with the flag of Ukraine.
On TV the credits during the play of the colors of the Ukrainian flag was placed in the wrong order – instead of the blue above was yellow and blue, respectively, below.
Note, the Ukrainian men’s team was in group B, where will play with teams of Latvia and Turkey and also with the winner of the previous stage X1.