This evening, Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC selected their entry for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. From the longlist of 27 entries, eight were selected to compete in Vidbir 2022. The night was a star-studded celebration of Ukrainan music, featuring performances from several Eurovision and Junior Eurovision stars.
The winner was selected via the 50/50 combination of votes from both the televoters and the professional jury. The jury consisted of Jamala, Tina Karol and Yaroslav Lodigin. The evening featured guest performances from Jamala, Tina and GO_A, as well as a Eurovision medley from Ukraine’s four most recent Junior Eurovision representatives – Darina Krasnovetska, Sophy Ivy, Oleksandr Balabanov and Olena Usenko.
Masha Efrosinina was the main host, with Eurovision 2017 host Timur Miroshnychenko hosting the green room.
The running order was as follows:
- Cloudless – All Be Alright
- Michael Soul – Demons
- Our Atlantic – Moia Liubov
- Barleben – Hear My Words
- Kalush Orchestra – Stefania
- Roxolana – Girlzzzz
- Wellboy – Nozzy Bossy
- Alina Pash – Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
See below for the full results:
|1||Alina Pash||“Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors“||8||7||15|
|4||Barleben||“Hear My Words”||4||4||8|
|6||Our Atlantic||“Moia liubov”||5||2||7|
|7||Cloudless||“All Be Alright”||1||3||4|
Ukraine will compete in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Alina is set to perform in the first half of the show on May 10th.
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