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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Lazarev became the third in the “Eurovision 2016”: won the Ukrainian Jamala

New voting rules at the song contest “Eurovision” this year has played a cruel joke with Russia. The audience preferred to Sergey Lazarev, but the national jury corrected the results. The winner was the Ukrainian singer Jamala.

Millions of people worldwide watched the final of “Eurovision 2016”. In the final were made by the representatives of 26 countries. Russia was represented by Sergey Lazarev with the song The song You Are The Only One (“You’re the only one”).

Lazarev hard preparing for this contest — on one svoiz concerts he even fainted, later explaining that the heavy preparation for the evrokonkurs. “Every time I did the room, there was a risk that I might fall. But I did it and all went well. The audience was fantastic,” commented Lazarev his speech immediately after the completion of the contest.

The result — Lazarev third. The aggregate of the two polls — the national jury and audience — Russian singer scored 491 points (130 and 361).

At 12 points, Russia gave the jury Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Belarus and Greece.

Jamal won with 534 points. It is worth noting that the Ukrainian vote of the jury and spectators were opposite against Russia: the jury did not give any points Lazarus, the Ukrainians — the highest score.

Second place went to Australian demi Them, which, as it turned out, has Ukrainian roots. She was leading after the jury vote.


1. Ukraine 534 points

2. Australia 511 points

3. Russia 491 points

We will remind, after the second semifinal of the head of the National television company of Ukraine (NTCU) Zurab Alasania said that if the next competition will be held in Russia, Ukraine it is not going. “Eurovision-2017” will be held in Ukraine. Go Russia?

Read more about the past in Sweden the competition, read our online translation

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