Ukraine’s Eurovision victory shifts focus from music to politics

  • 2016-05-19
  • william Butt
As Lithuania increased its foothold in the Eurovision Song Contest with a well deserved 9th position, its artist Donny Montell vowed to come back again and try to win next year. But the whole spectacle was overshadowed by Ukraine’s victory, which somehow seemed to shift the focus from the music of Eurovision over to the politics of Eastern Europe. The winning song is considered by many to have been the instrument for a political statement! Whatever the artist Jamala would have us believe about the song being about her great grandmother’s plight in 1944, it is quite obvious to an...
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