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    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest With Song About Crimean Tatar Deportation
    May15

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest With Song About Crimean Tatar Deportation

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win
    May15

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, celebrates at a post-performance news conference after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. Her song, 1944, is about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of her entire nation to Central Asia in during World War II. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Ukraine’s Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision song contest on Saturday. In the grand finale that was held in the Swedish capital city of Stockholm, the songstress performed “1944.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision contest with 1944
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision contest with 1944

    Song by Jamala about strangers coming to “kill you all” seen as allusion Stalin’s deportation of Tartars from Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    Dami Im reveals ambitions to crack Europe after close finish at Eurovision
    May15

    Dami Im reveals ambitions to crack Europe after close finish at Eurovision

    Australian singer’s entry, Sound of Silence, earned the most jury votes but fell short on the public voteDami Im has revealed her ambitions to crack the European market after narrowly missing out on winning the Eurovision song contest for Australia in Stockholm on Saturday night.The 27-year-old Brisbane-based singer said she gave 150% at...

    Poli Genova ranks Bulgaria fourth at Eurovision 2016
    May15

    Poli Genova ranks Bulgaria fourth at Eurovision 2016

    Bulgarian star Poli Genova ranked Bulgaria fourth at last night’s Eurovision 2016 finals in Stockholm. The winner in the song contest is Ukraine with the piece 1944. The Bulgarian and her song If Love was Crime seen as outsiders by the bookmakers have improved Bulgaria’s best-ever Eurovision ranking. In 2007 Elitsa and Stundzhi with...

    AP Top International News at 12:04 a.m. EDT
    May15

    AP Top International News at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest …read more Source:...

    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:...