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    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war

    Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest with a song 1944 about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine wins world’s biggest music contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins world’s biggest music contest

    After a tense vote count, Ukraine’s Jamala was declared the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest after a heart-felt performance of “1944”, a song about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II. Held in Stockholm, the 61st edition of the show is expected to become the most-watched Eurovision …...

    Ukraine’s Jamala Wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala Wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

    Susana Jamaladinova, who uses the stage name Jamala, received the highest score of 534 points for her song “1944.” …read more Source:...

    Jubilant Ukraine hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory
    May15

    Jubilant Ukraine hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory

    Jubilant Ukrainians erupted in celebration Sunday after Jamala won the Eurovision Song Contest with a powerful tribute to her Tatar people’s deportation from Russian-annexed Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Jubilant Ukraine hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory (AFP)
    May15

    Jubilant Ukraine hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Jubilant Ukrainians erupted in celebration Sunday after Jamala won the Eurovision Song Contest with a powerful tribute to her Tatar people’s deportation from Russian-annexed Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine president hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory
    May15

    Ukraine president hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory

    KIEV – Jubilant Ukrainian officials erupted in celebration Sunday after Jamala won the Eurovision Song Contest with a powerful tribute to her Tatar people’s deportation from Russian-annexed Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Political Ukraine song wins Eurovision
    May15

    Political Ukraine song wins Eurovision

    Controversial ‘1944′ performance inflames Russia for focusing on Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

    Ukrainian singer Jamala’s melancholic tune about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday, an unusual choice for the kitschy pop fest. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine victorious in Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine victorious in Eurovision

    Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest with her “1944” song featuring lyrics about deportations by the Soviet Union in what could be one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest Saturday, May 14, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. After a tense vote count, during which it seemed Australia was going to run away with the crown until … …read more Source:...