Jamala’s victory in Eurovision-2016
Ukrainian singer Jamal has become the winner of the Eurovision – 2016 (Stockholm). Her song “1944” is dedicated to the deportation of the Crimean Tatars.
Overall alignment between the winners of the prize is:
1st place – Jamala (534 points);
2nd place – Australian singer Dami In (511 points);
3rd place – the Russian singer Sergey Lazarev (491 points).
“I was sure – if you speak the truth, it will touch people. And I was right! “- Jamala said.
From the greetings of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko: “Yes !!! Incredible performance and winning. All Ukraine sincerely thanks you, Jamala!”.
The head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis Refat Chubarov also expressed gratitude to the singer: “We have witnessed an incredibly large number of connoisseurs of talent Jamala, supporters of independent Ukraine, allies of the Crimean Tatar people, one of the most beautiful days we will gather together in a free from the Russian occupiers Crimea. In the ancient and glorious Bakhchisarai! “
Now Jamal will receive the title of People’s Artist of Ukraine.