This Weeks Highlights
Ukraine has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 18 times since making its debut in 2003. They have won the contest three times: in 2004 with “Wild Dances” by Ruslana, in 2016 with “1944” by Jamala, and in 2022 with “Stefania” by Kalush Orchestra, thus becoming the first country in the 21st century and the first Eastern European country to win the contest three times. The nation hosted the 2005 and 2017 contests in Kyiv. Since the introduction of the semi-final round in 2004, Ukraine is the only country outside of the “Big Five” to have qualified for the final of every contest they have competed in, and has been placed outside the top-ten only six times. Ukraine has a total of eight top-five placements, with Verka Serduchka (2007) and Ani Lorak (2008) both finishing second, Zlata Ognevich third (2013), Mika Newton fourth (2011) and Go_A fifth (2021), in addition to its wins. The only countries with more top-five results in the 21st century are Sweden (12) and Russia (10).
He represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, with the song “Under the Ladder”, finishing in seventeenth place, with 130 points.
|1||Let Me Try||Luminita Anghel & Sistem||2005 Romania|
|2||Todas As Ruas Do Amor||Flor-de-lis||2009 Portugal|
|3||Stefania||Kalush Orchestra||2022 Ukraine|
|4||Time||O. Torvald||2017 Ukraine|
|5||Under The Ladder||Melovin||2018 Ukraine|
|6||My Heart Is Yours||Didrik Solli-Tangen||2010 Norway|
|7||What They Say||Victor Vernicos||2023 Greece|
|8||The 968 Paradox||Victor Vernicos||2023 Non Contest|
|9||Here Today, Gone Tomorrow||The Duskeys||1982 Ireland|
|10||Dancing In The Rain||Ruth Lorenzo||2014 Spain|
|11||Tomorrow||Gianluca Bezzina||2013 Malta|