Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra wins Eurovision Song Contest 2022!

Kalush Orchestra have won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine with their song ‘Stefania’!

๐Ÿ“บ Watch: Ukraine โ€“ Performance at the Grand Final

After the jury scores were tabulated, the United Kingdom’s entry Space Man by Sam Ryder was leading the pack with 283 points, with Sweden and Spain close behind with 258 and 231 points, but as we all know, that’s only half of the story.

After a tension-packed vote announcement, it was revealed that Ukraine claimed top marks with the public from throughout Europe and Australia with 439 points.

With those numbers aggregated, Ukraine claimed the win with 631 overall points.

This is the nation’s third win, following victories in 2004 and 2016.

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra, winners of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Grand Final EBU/Sarah Louise Bennett

Kalush Orchestra formed as an offshoot of the rap group Kalush, focused on blending modern hip-hop sounds with the motifs found in the traditional music and art of Ukraine. Together, Oleh Psiuk, Ihor Didenchuk, MC KylymMen, Tymofii Muzychuk, Vitalii Duzhyk, and Sasha Tab create a sound and vibe that all of Europe responded to tonight.

๐Ÿ“บ Watch: Winners’ Interview with Kalush Orchestra

Eurovision Song Contest 2021 โ€“ The Results:

  1. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra โ€“ Stefania(631 points)

  2. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom: Sam Ryder โ€“Spaceman(466 points)

  3. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain: Chanel โ€“SloMo(459 points)

  4. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs โ€“Hold Me Closer (438 points)

  5. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia: Konstrakta โ€“In Corpore Sano (312 points)

  6. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy: Mahmood & BLANCO โ€“Brividi (268 points)

  7. ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Moldova: Zdob ศ™i Zdub & Advahov Brothers โ€“Trenuleศ›ul(253 points)

  8. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece: Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord โ€“ Die Together (215 points)

  9. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal: MARO โ€“Saudade Saudade(207 points)

  10. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway: Subwoolfer โ€“Give That Wolf A Banana (182 points)

  11. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands: S10 โ€“ De Diepte (171 points)

  12. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland: Ochman โ€“ River (151 points)

  13. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia: Stefan โ€“Hope (141 points)

  14. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania: Monika Lui โ€“ Sentimentai(128 points)

  15. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia: Sheldon Riley โ€“Not The Same (126 points)

  16. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustamli โ€“Fade To Black (106 points)

  17. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland: Marius Bear โ€“Boys Do Cry(78 points)

  18. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania: WRS-llรกmame (65 points)

  19. ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium: Jรฉrรฉmie Makiese โ€“Miss You(64 points)

  20. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia: Rosa Linn โ€“ Snap (61 points)

  21. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland: The Rasmus โ€“Jezebel(38 points)

  22. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic: We Are Domi โ€“Lights Off (38 points)

  23. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland: Systur โ€“ Meรฐ Hรฆkkandi Sol (20 points)

  24. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France: Alvan & Ahez โ€“Fulenn (17 points)

  25. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany: Malik Harris โ€“Rockstars (6 points)

๐Ÿ“บ Watch: 2022 Eurovision Song Contest Winner’s Press Conference

Want to relive all of the moments from this year’s Contest, and experience the Sound of Beauty all over again? You can re-watch the Grand Final on YouTube or through your local broadcaster, if available, or peruse this year’s Grand Final Live Blog.

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