In the national final in the Ukraine the lucky winner is named Jamala with the unusual song name “1944“. Out of six songs the expert jury and the televoters decided that the singer Jamala, who is from Crimea, should represent the Ukraine in Stockholm.
In the expert Jury there were two familiar faces: Ruslana (winner 2004 with “Wild dances” and Andrej Mychajlowytsch Danylko the original person behind the popular drag queen Verka Seduchka (representative 2007 with “Lasha Tumbai”, 2nd place).
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