It took Ukraine a little time to discover the wonderful wackiness that is Eurovision. Though, she then had to wait until , since the Orange Revolution got in her way see below. Politics continued to define Ukraine at Eurovision. After pulling out of the competition in due to the Russian invasion of Crimea and the War in Donbas, Ukraine returned in with a politically-charged entrance from talented Crimean Tatar diva, Jamala. Russia refused to participate when Ukraine hosted in
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After weeks of voting and waiting in suspense, everyone was able to hear on December 31 that Loreen was at the very top of the ESC Top for the ninth consecutive time. We received 6, lists sent by fans across the whole world, which combined ensured yet another more than successful edition. Which country has the most entries in the ESC Top this year? Which decades did well? You will read all about it in this article.
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Ukraine originally planned to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest , after a year break. Prior to the Contest, Ukraine had participated in the Eurovision Song Contest fifteen times since its first entry in The nation had won the contest on two occasions: in with the song " Wild Dances " performed by Ruslana and in with the song " " performed by Jamala. Following the introduction of semi-finals for the , Ukraine had managed to qualify to the final in every contest they participated in thus far.
Ukraine has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 15 times since making its debut in Ukraine has won the contest twice: in with " Wild Dances " by Ruslana , and in with the song " " by Jamala , thus becoming the first Eastern European country to win the contest twice. Ukraine hosted the and contests in Kyiv.