European Broadcasting Union confirmed that Jamala is up for the Eurovision Song Contest with her song “1944”, Jamala informed on Facebook.
“Organizers of the song contest verified the lyrics and the title of the song and didn’t find in it any violations of the rules of the contest, as well as no political statements”, - Jamala wrote on Facebook.
Jamala is going to represent Ukraine on Eurovision-2016 with her song “1944”. With this composition she wants to attract the attention of the world community to the problem of the occupation of Crimea.
Certain politicians in the Russian Federation claim that the song is too political for Eurovision.