Denmark was mistakenly awarded points for Jamal, but on the result of the contest is not affected – source

Дания по ошибке присудила баллы Джамале, но на результат конкурса это не влияет, - источник

The Danish jury mistakenly awarded points Jamal, but the result of the contest does not change. It is reported the Danish newspaper BT.

Danish member of the jury Hilda hake misunderstood, as judges are required to assess the performances.

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In the voting of the Danish jury awarded Ukraine 12 points, although in fact they were intended for Australia.

“It’s my fault, and I do it honestly and categorically I admit,” said Haigh, adding that she’s glad her mistake didn’t affect the result of the contest.

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Recall that the Ukrainian singer Jamal took first place in the final of the Eurovision song contest in 2016. In second place – the representative of Australia demi Them, and the third – Russian singer Sergey Lazarev.

Ukraine has received 534 points 211 from the judges and 323 from the audience. Jamala performed at the Eurovision song contest in 2016 with a song “1944” about the fate of the Crimean Tatars.