11:02 May. 13, 2016
Grand Final is scheduled for May 14
Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent Jamala, who presented her entry "1944" on Thursday night, has become the fifth of the 10 finalists after the second semi-final round of the Eurovision 2016 song contest in Stockholm, Sweden.
Nine other contestants who became the finalists on May 12 are those from Latvia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Australia, Serbia, Poland, Israel, Lithuania, and Belgium.
The following countries became the finalists after the first semi-final round on May 10: Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
According to the most recent bookies' bets, Jamala is one of the main contenders for victory at Eurovision this year. She can win the second place after the bookmakers' favorite from Russia Sergey Lazarev. The top five also includes Amir Haddad from France, Frans from Sweden, and Dami Im from Australia.
The Grand Final is scheduled for Saturday, May 14.
Reported by UNIAN