What to Know About Kalush Orchestra, Ukraine's Eurovision Entry
Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final 2022: Live Updates
Kalush Orchestra of Ukraine was named the winner, pushed to the top by the public vote. The band was victorious with a performance of a rousing, anthemic song delivered as a tribute to Ukraine as a motherland.
TURIN, Italy — The Ukrainian rap and folk band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, as European viewers and juries delivered a symbolic, pop culture endorsement of solidarity behind Ukraine in its defense against Russia’s invasion.
After 80 days of fighting that has forced millions from their homes, brought ruin to cities and towns across Ukraine’s east and killed tens of thousands, the band won an emotional victory for Ukraine with a performance of “Stefania,” a rousing, anthemic song. Written …
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