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