Ukraine confirmed to participate in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, but KALUSH Orchestra will pre-record their song
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Ukraine will be part of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, it has been confirmed.
While the country continues to defend itself against Russian attacks, it has been confirmed that it will not miss the popularity contest.
But the KALUSH Performance Orchestra will not be attending the ceremony in Italy and will pre-record their song for delivery.
Rap group KALUSH Orchestra announced that “Despite the fighting, KALUSH Orchestra will record their performance in a safe place, which will be sent to the organizers of the song contest and in case we win the contests. occupiers in May, our troupe will go to Italy and sing live all over Europe!”
The announcement was made on social media by the group, after Ukraine’s previous representative, Alina Pash, withdrew her candidacy following a backlash over a allegedly forged border document regarding the she crossed the border of Crimea.
Crimea is currently part of Ukraine but is now controlled by Russia after it annexed the region in 2014, what British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now called a colossal failure after Western countries allowed Russian President Vladimir Putin to “take action” with it.
Eurovision’s revelation also comes two weeks after Russia was unexpectedly dropped from the competition for its violent and illegal invasion of its neighbour.
Many other cultural and sports organizations, not to mention governments, are sanctioning the Putin regime, with a growing list of companies from around the world also withdrawing from the fast-growing industry. police country.
The Eurovisionworld.com the site is currently giving Ukraine a 35% chance of winning against previous favorites Italy (16%).
This year, the UK will feature TikTok star Sam Ryder.
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The social media star, 31, with 12 million followers, says he won’t let last year’s disastrous “zero” get to him.
Sam, from Essex, said: “I don’t want to let the stigma or fear of getting to a certain position on the table stop me from doing something and being a part of something that I enjoy so much.”
But he certainly has a big challenge as the UK has come closest five times in the past two decades, including last year with James Newman.
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