Best covers of Jamala's 1944 Eurovision entry. YouTube most viewed

Author : News Agency 112 International

Source : 112 Ukraine

Strong lyrics based on personal story of Jamala’s great grandma handed a victory in Eurovision Song Contest 2016
16:35, 16 May 2016

Jamala’s talent and personality, voice and performance have not left a single European voter indifferent.

She brought the Crimean Tatar tragedy closer to the minds and hearts of millions of Europeans. Overnight she has done much more than many politicians and key players in the world arena succeed over the past years with hers music, uniqueness and authenticity.

What happened 72 years ago in 1944 taking place nowadays at the same Crimean peninsula.. Ukrainian peninsula..

Jamala is voted 1st with 1944 at the Grand Final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm:

Video courtesy: Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel

One of the 1st to record a cover was British Danny McEvoy with an acoustic one. 

Video courtesy: TheWalrusWasDanny YouTube channel

Another interesting cover performed by accordionists of Rvanye Meha. They played only acoustic instruments: accordion, harmonica and button accordion.

Video courtesy: Рваные меха | Rvanyemeha YouTube channel

Ukrainian Yaroslav Jus’ together with Maksym Berezhnyuk and Valentyn Bognanov made an ethnical music instruments’ performance of 1944 and recorded a touching video film with ethnic motives.

Video courtesy: Bandura Style

Related: Jamala wins Eurostory Award 2016 for best line in song

Related: Chubarov: Jamala's victory is another step towards the liberation of Crimea

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