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14/05/2016 Stockholm hosts the 61st Eurovision Song Contest

The 61st edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest took place in Stockholm, Sweden. The winner of the contest was Ukraine with the song "1944", written and performed by Jamala. This was Ukraine's second win and its first since 2004. It was also the first song with lyrics in Crimean Tatar to win or enter the contest.


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