Ukraine has won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest with the song “1944” performed by Jamala.
26 countries took part in the Grand Final of the world’s longest running annual television music competition, hosted by EBU Member Sveriges Television (SVT) on Saturday 14 May in Stockholm, Sweden.
Jamala also wrote her haunting song “1944”. She finished the night with 534 points, 23 points ahead of 2nd placed Australia represented by Dami Im singing “Sound of Silence”. Russia finished in third place.