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Jamala presents official music video for “1944”

September 23, 2016 |

About four months after Jamala won the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song “1944,” the official music video for the song was presented!

Watch the official music video for “1944” below!




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Eurovision 2016 winner, Jamala: I miss home

September 20, 2016 |


During an interview for political newspaper El Confidencial the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Jamala, said she misses visiting her parents’ home.

“I miss my parents. I feel sorry for not being able to go home. It … Read More

Jamala releases her album in Europe!

July 8, 2016 |

Over a month since her Eurovision win, reigning champion Jamala has realeased her album, “1944” in Europe.



The album is published by Universal Music Group and will be available to purchase in Europe. It includes Jamala’s Eurovision-winning … Read More

Lithuanian president meets with Jamala after Eurovision win

June 28, 2016 |

After winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Jamala was invited to Lithuania to meet with President Dalia Grybauskaite.


Became close to Lithuania 

“We cannot rewrite history or erase memory. It is symbolic that the Eurovision winner, … Read More

Jamala signed letter of support for Kyiv pride

June 14, 2016 |

The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Jamala, signed an open letter from Amnesty International to the mayor of Kyiv in support of the Kyiv Pride march. In her letter, Jamala encouraged Ukrainians to accept the LGBT community and … Read More

Sergey Lazarev’s position on Crimea

June 2, 2016 |

 After Ukraine chose Jamala and her song “1944,” many Russian media outlets jumped on the chance to state that the song was too political for Eurovision.

Russian media stated that the song was a criticism of the Russian invasion and … Read More

Jamala’s parents scammed by Russian press

May 31, 2016 |

After the success of their daughter,  Jamala’s parents told to the media that they fell victim to a privacy scam by Russian journalists.

Jamala’s parents stated that Komsomolskaya Pravda journalists (a Russian newspaper), went into the house of the Eurovision … Read More

Sweden offers their help to Ukraine for Eurovision preparations

May 20, 2016 |

Alice Bah Kuhnke – Sweden’s Minister of Culture has offered Ukraine assistance in organising next year’s Eurovision. This suggestion was said during a meeting between Kuhnke and Ukrainian Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk in Stockholm.

Swedish Minister congratulated Ukraine after its … Read More

EBU issues statement regarding backlash of new voting system

May 19, 2016 |

The EBU has defended Jamala’s win and told the press that Ukraine will remain the champions for this year. Singer Jamala took home the title with her song 1944 after achieving the most number of points, when the jury points … Read More

Jamala arrives home to Ukraine following Eurovision 2016

May 19, 2016 |

After her victory in Stockholm, Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, hundreds of people gathered at the airport to welcome Jamala.

After she landed in Boryspil International Airport, Jamala faced many happy and proud Ukrainan people, fans, and press. … Read More

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