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    Eurovision Winner Inspired By Schindler’s List, Unveils New Song
    May15

    Eurovision Winner Inspired By Schindler’s List, Unveils New Song

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, says her winning performance at the Eurovision Song Contest was inspired by the soundtrack of the film, Schindler’s List. She also previewed a new song at her post-contest news conference in Stockholm. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016

    BELGRADE – Ukrainian singer Jamala has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest with a controversial piece about Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars. Australian and Russian performers grabbed the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. The song 1944 written and performed by Jamala, a Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent, was inspired by the...

    Ukraine’s song about persecuted minority by Josef Stalin wins Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine’s song about persecuted minority by Josef Stalin wins Eurovision

    Charged with historical and current political tensions, Ukrainian singer Jamala’s song about the 1944 deportation of Tatars from now Russia-annexed territory of Crimea, was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest on Sunday. The 32-year-old Susana Jamaladinova, who is a trained opera singer and uses the stage name Jamala,...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision song contest

    Susana Jamaladinova, a 32-year-old trained opera singer who uses the stage name Jamala, got the highest score of 534 points for her song “1944”. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian singer’s ballad about 1944 Crimea wins Eurovision contest
    May15

    Ukrainian singer’s ballad about 1944 Crimea wins Eurovision contest

    A Ukrainian singer’s tune about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Sunday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine takes Eurovision beating Australia and Russia
    May15

    Ukraine takes Eurovision beating Australia and Russia

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden. …read more Source: Radio New...

    Crimean Tatar artist stuns with Eurovision victory
    May15

    Crimean Tatar artist stuns with Eurovision victory

    Ukraine’s representative, Jamala, has been declared the winner in Stockholm after a heart-felt performance of ‘1944’, a song about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II …read more Source: World...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 15 May 2016
    May15

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 15 May 2016

    Boris compares EU expansion to Hitler Boris Johnson has compared the EU’s expansion to Adolf Hitler’s attempts to conquer Europe. In remarks that prompted a strong rebuke from the Remain campaign, the Tory MP and Leave campaigner said both Napoleon and Hitler had failed to unite Europe under one authority – adding “the EU...

    Crimean Tatar stuns with Eurovision victory
    May15

    Crimean Tatar stuns with Eurovision victory

    Ukraine’s representative, Jamala, has been declared the winner in Stockholm after a heart-felt performance of ‘1944’, a song about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II …read more Source: World...

    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 reacts on winning the Eurovision Song Contest final at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 14, 2016. REUTERS STOCKHOLM: Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a song “1944” about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the...