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Ukraine finishes in 2nd place and Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest with the folk rap group Kalush Orchestra.

This act has been at the forefront since the invasion of Russia, and organizers have banned national competition.

The country entered the contest in 2003, and with its three victories, it won in 2004 and 2016, making it one of the most successful new competitors.

Kalush Orchestra, who received the coveted trophy, said: This victory is for all Ukrainians.Slava Ukraini in Ukraine

During the performance, which combined rap and Ukrainian folklore, the group wore elaborate costumes, including a long multicolored fringed ensemble.

Britain’s Sam Rider came in second in his uplifting pop song Spaceman, the first time in 20 years that Britain was in the top three.

After scoring 283 points in the national jury vote and defeating his favorite Spain and Sweden, UK participant Samrider said:

The rider performed his 22nd Grand Final in Turin, Italy, and played the guitar in front of 7,000 fans at the Para-Olympic Arena.

During the blockade, he found a fame covering the song on TikTok, attracting 12 million followers and attracting the attention of global stars such as Justin Bieber and Alicia Keys.

The rider has defeated his favorite Spain. Participant Chanel gave SloMo a jazzy performance, with the entire crowd singing with the Italian Mahmud and swings.

The Grand Final kicked off with an energetic performance featuring strobe lights and the projection of the statue of David by Michelangelo, whose light-off is sung by Weer Domi of the Czech Republic.

During the show, fellow folk band Icelandic Sigga, who played the ballad Meo Heckandy Sol, finished their performance by saying, “This is for Ukraine, we love you.” I did.

Finnish rock group Rasmus started the first few performances with a powerful version of Jezebel and stripped off his shirt in the middle of the show.

Marius Bear of Switzerland provided a live rendition of his track Boys DoCry against a background of simple lighting while French Alvin and Ahez set fire on stage to play their track Fulenn. ..

Norwegian sub-wool furs are dressed in yellow wolf costumes, playing synchronized dance numbers and singing Give That Wolf ABanana.

Armenian representative Rosa Linn performed inspiringly with her song “Snap” on a stage where beds, lamps and chairs all seem to be wrapped in white toilet paper.

Estonia concludes the show, and Stephane directs a catchy hope, adding at the end of the performance, “Don’t lose hope for a better tomorrow.”

Eurovision Song Contest champion Måneskin, an Italian rock band, performed at a live show with singer-songwriter Mika, who sang medleys such as Grace Kelly and Happy Ending.

The Eurovision finals featured 20 successful countries in the two semifinals of the week and the so-called Big Five of the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

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