Contents tagged with Jamala

  • Crimean authorities propose granting Russian citizenship to Jamala

    The Deputy Prime Minister of the Crimea, Georgy Muradov, stated in Beijing that the pro-Russian authorities recommend that singer Jamala exchange her Ukrainian citizenship for Russian citizenship and return to the occupied Crimea, TASS reported.

    “I emphasize that Crimean residents will always be glad to see Jamala perform. It is her motherland. That is why she only has to change her citizenship to Russian, return to her motherland and give concerts at home,” Georgy Muradov said.

    “The …

  • Jamala to visit Canada

    Ukrainian Singer of Crimean Tatar origin Jamala (real name Susana Jamaladinova), the winner of Eurovision-2016 contest, was invited to visit Canada, reported.

    One of her performances is expected to take place on June 18th during a traditional Ukrainian festival in the city of Mississauga which lies to the West of Toronto and is a part of the Greater Toronto Area.

    Jamala won the Eurovision contest with her song "1944"  which was dedicated to the deportation of the Crimean Tatars …

  • Ukraine wins Eurovision

    Ukrainian Singer Jamala has won the Eurovision contest. Her performance of song “1944” received 534 points bringing her to the top of the competition. The second place was taken by Australian Singer Dami Im, 511 points.Russian contestant, Sergey Lazarev, took the third spot scoring 491 points.Jamala’s song was dedicated to the deportation of Crimean Tatars by Soviet authorities in 1944.