Jamal was awarded the title of people’s artist of Ukraine

Джамале присвоили звание народной артистки Украины

Poroshenko and Jamal

The President believes that the victory of the singer will help to regain the Crimea.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded to the winner of the Eurovision song contest in 2016 Jamal singer (Susanna jamaludinova a) the title “people’s artist of Ukraine”. About the theta the press service of the head of state.

“This fantastic victory. You made happy a great number of people”, – said Poroshenko.

The President stressed that the victory of the singer currently has extraordinary importance both for the Ukrainian people as a whole and Crimean Tatars in particular. Because now Oyu tragic history of the Crimean Tatar people 72 years ago and today’s annexation of Crimea, events in Ukraine know and speak not only diplomats, but ordinary people.

According to the head of the state, all this will contribute to a more rapid return of Ukrainian sovereignty in Crimea. “I can say that you made a huge contribution to the issue of Crimea was again on the first pages,” – said Poroshenko.

The President also instructed the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine to deliver to UNICEF a question of attribution Jamal honorary title of goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF.

Jamal has said that she is extremely pleased to receive the award and recognition. “I wrote this song probably because I just couldn’t be silent, because for a very long time this history was covered with terrible insults against the Crimean Tatar people, and now the Ukrainians. I wanted to tell the truth,” said the singer.

Recall, Jamal won the Eurovision song contest 2016 in Stockholm with the song “1944”.

The song tells the story of the deportation of Crimean Tatars in may 1944. The singer just scored 534 points. In second place, Australia (511), the third – Russia (491).

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