On the lead up to the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, which is been held in Turin, we are looking back at the countries participating in the Contest and their histories – past and present. Today we continue with Ukraine’s story – in full.
Ukraine didn’t participate at the 2015 Contest, in Vienna, Austria. Jamala represented Ukraine at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, in Stockholm, Sweden. She participated with “1944″, finishing in 1st place and 534 points.
O.Torvald represented Ukraine at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, in Kyiv, Ukraine. They participated with “Time”, finishing in 24th place and 36 points.
Mélovin represented Ukraine at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, in Lisbon, Portugal. He participated with “Under the Ladder”, finishing in 17th place and 130 points.
Ukraine didn’t participate at the 2019 Contest, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Go_A were due to represent Ukraine with “Solovey”, however the 2020 Contest was cancelled, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Go_A represented Ukraine at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. They participated with “Shum”, finishing in 5th place and 364 points.
Kalush Orchestra will represent Ukraine at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, in Turin, Italy. They will perform “Stefania”. Will they take Ukraine’s third victory?
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland