Jamala’s victory at the Eurovision song contest drew attention to the Crimean Tatars, – Yevhen Nyshchuk

Победа Джамалы на Евровидении обратила внимание на крымских татар, - Нищук

Jamala’s victory at the Eurovision song contest in 2016 drew attention to the Crimean Tatars. About it on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”, said the Minister of culture Yevhen Nyshchuk.

“This victory drew attention to the Crimean Tatars to the Crimea in the context that it annexed a territory that is a territory of the Ukrainian state. It is very important for us,” he said.

“Our office may petition for title (people’s artist – ed.). But the title is provided by the Administration of the President, the President of Ukraine. So I can’t say. Until we have another form of government a small compliment for his great success there,” added the Minister.

Earlier he said that the Ministry of culture will strive on receiving Gamalei the title of people’s artist.

We will remind, the representative from Ukraine Jamal took first place in the final of the Eurovision song contest in 2016, the second place took the singer Demi Im from Australia. Third place was awarded to Russian singer Sergey Lazarev. The Russians gave up 10 points in the Eurovision song contest representative from Ukraine Jamal. This is evidenced by the results of the vote. In turn, the Ukrainians gave to the representative of Russia Sergey Lazarev 12 points.

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