The story of two mothers, thanks to which the song "Stephanie" appeared

Diana Kuryshko, Victoria Zhugan BBC News Ukraine May 19, 2022 Caption to the photo, Stefania Psyuk did not think that her name would ever become a song On the 60th anniversary of her 60th birthday, a saleswoman from a shop... Read more

Kalush Orchestra. All about the band that won Eurovision

Diana Kuryshko BBC News Ukraine May 15, 2022 Photo by BBC The Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest and called on the world to save Mariupol and Azovstal. Until recently, the musicians did not know whether they would go... Read more

Eurovision: victory of Ukraine. BBC documentary

The victory of Ukraine and the Kalush Orchestra at Eurovision is a story about the destruction of Bucha and Irpin, my mother’s lullaby and my grandmother’s embroidered shirts and preparation for a glamorous pop contest when there is a war... Read more

Defeat of the Russian battalion, Ukraine is waiting for victory at Eurovision. BBC Television 13.05.2022

2 hours ago In the May 13 issue: The Ukrainian military smashed a Russian armored column trying to cross the Seversky Donets in the Donbas. We are talking about the situation at the front. The Russians continue to fire on... Read more

How the video for Eurovision was filmed in the liberated Irpin

How the video for Eurovision was filmed in the liberated Irpen The musicians of the folk rap group Kalush Orchestra made it to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Stefania. Initially, the leader of the group... Read more

Feathers, rhinestones and a huge train: what is known about the outrageous outfit of the representative of Australia at Eurovision

On May 12, the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 took place in the Italian city of Turin. Representatives of 18 countries performed on the stage during a bright show, but only 10 of them made it to... Read more

"Eurovision-2022": we consider the vivid images of the winners of the second semi-final

Italy hosted the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. As a result of voting, representatives of another ten countries reached the final of the competition. The images of all the finalists of the competition were very bright and... Read more

Kalush and his Stephanie. "Why did I decide to cover Eurovision when there is a war in my country"

Victoria Zhugan BBC News Ukraine 7 hours ago The Eurovision final will take place in Turin this weekend. Given that Ukraine is the favorite, and Belarus and Russia have been disqualified, I wonder if the audience and the jury of... Read more

Revolutions, bribery and fines: the loudest political scandals at the Eurovision Song Contest

Already this Saturday, May 14, the final of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place, where we will find out the winner of 2022. The Eurovision Song Contest has been held since 1956 and during this time has become one... Read more

It's very touching: a group from Iceland expressed their support for Ukraine at Eurovision

Since the beginning of a full-scale war, artists from many countries have expressed support for our country, but yesterday, May 10, at the main music show in Europe, a group from Iceland did it very touchingly. On May 10, the... Read more

"Eurovision-2022": we consider the vivid images of the winners of the first semi-final

Italy hosted the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. As a result of the voting, the Kalush Orchestra group reached the final of the competition, and representatives of nine more countries also reached the final. The images of... Read more

An old serdak, Bukovinian taystrs and keptur: what were the Kalush Orchestra wearing during their performance at Eurovision

On May 10, Italy hosted the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. As a result of the audience voting, in total with the assessments from the national juries of the participating countries, the representatives of Ukraine, the Kalush... Read more

Ukraine in the Eurovision final and Belarusian tanks at the border: the main events of the night of May 11

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Ukraine reached the Eurovision final

5 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightGetty Images The Kalush Orchestra, representing Ukraine at the Eurovision international music contest, reached the... Read more

In a pink panama hat: Bandera's cat supported the Kalush Orchestra group, which will perform at Eurovision

Funny cat from the Carpathians shared a new photo on his page. We recently wrote about the rising star of Instagram – 12-year-old cat Kuze , who received the call sign “Bandera” from his family during the war. The pet... Read more

Raising funds for Ukraine: Jamala put up for auction a luxurious embroidered dress, in which she opened Eurovision

This national dress for the artist was created by Ukrainian designer Yulia Magdych. Already today, May 10, on the international platform Catawiki , the Europop for Ukraine auction begins, the central lot of which will be Jamala ‘s luxurious embroidered... Read more

Feathers, slits and mini: top 5 images of Ukrainian singers at Eurovision

The Eurovision Song Contest starts tomorrow, May 10, in Turin, Italy. Throughout the history of the competition, Ukrainian participants have always presented bright numbers and costumes. We decided to recall the five most memorable outfits in which the singers represented... Read more

Why Eurovision’s politics could spell a win for Ukraine

When Kalush Orchestra walks out on stage tonight in Tel Aviv, to play their Eurovision Song Contest entry Stefania for the first time outside Ukraine, an enthusiastic reception is guaranteed.  Not only is their eclectic mix of folk and rap... Read more

Even Andrew Lloyd Webber warned us about Vladimir Putin

For context, the meeting came about at Lloyd Webber’s insistence. The BBC asked him to fly the flag for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, to be hosted in Moscow.  That entailed him co-writing the UK entry and co-presenting a BBC... Read more

Sam Ryder may finally provide Britain a winning shot at Eurovision

Ryder was born in Essex, attended Catholic school and got the music bug after he found a battered copy of an Iron Maiden album on the floor of a school bus on a trip to a nunnery. The powerful vocals... Read more

Eurovision has long been a battleground between Russia and Ukraine

However, the problems deepened when the UA:PBC immediately presented Maruv with a contract which prevented her from making any appearances or performing in Russia in the lead-up to Eurovision. Not only that, she was banned from improvising on stage or... Read more