Kalush Orchestra showed a video for the song "Stephanie", shot in Bucha and Borodyanka
Immediately after winning the Eurovision Song Contest, the Kalush Orchestra, to the music of the world, showed what the Russian occupiers had done in the suburbs of Kyiv.
A song about mother Stephanie, who is gray from the fact that the audience is shown by the musicians of the Kalush Orchestra in a new video. The magnificent towns of Bucha and Borodyanka in the suburbs of the capital were destroyed, killing more than a thousand unarmed civilians, including many children.
"I once dedicated this song to my mother, and when the war started, the song acquired a much greater new meaning. Although there are no words about the war in the song, many people began to associate the song with mother Ukraine. Moreover, society began to call it the anthem of our war! But if "Stephanie" is now the anthem of our war, I would like it to be the anthem of our victory, "- said in a comment to the video soloist Kalush Orchestra Oleg Psyuk.
Allegory from which blood will flow…
The winners of the usually cheerful song contest showed the whole world the atrocities of Russians in Kyiv region in a video that appeared on the morning of May 15 on YouTube.
So it became even more striking.
This is evidenced by the comments under the clip, they are written in different languages.
Here is what the Belarusian D wrote: I sincerely congratulate our Ukrainian friends on the victory! The next victory is near.
Global: Congratulations from Belarus. Congratulations on the victory, so far only at Eurovision. Victory over the orcs will be a little later, but it will be necessary
And the Polish Dominik 0509 wrote words in Polish that do not require translation:
Even that song is good. I wish everyone from Ukraine the best and the most powerful and defended their people against the aggressors. GLORY TO UKRAINE!
Famous rapper alyona alyona alyona ^
I cried all the videos. Thank you for such a film adaptation. May there be more such tracks and more such victories!
Zarubin: You are a legend. Thank you for the performance, for the video, for the victory. This is a historic victory!
Padon: The clip has a very powerful message. The song was dedicated to my mother and became one of the key symbols of our victory in the war.
Greetings from Azerbaijan. We are happy for you. Good luck and victory!
As you know, after the performance of the song "Stephanie" Kalush Orchestra called from the stage of "Eurovision" to support Mariupol and "Azovstal". The jury and the organizers of the competition stated that they consider this call not political, but humanitarian, because the whole world knows what is happening in Ukraine due to the Russian invasion and sympathizes.
Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Stephanie" performed by the Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra and won the absolute championship. The final of the competition took place in Turin, Italy on May 14. Among the 25 contestants who took part in the finals, the representative of Ukraine received the largest number of votes - 631. 192 points from the professional jury and 439 points from ordinary listeners.