TURKEY – President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Ukrainian singer Jamala on the victory at Eurovision 2016, reports Anadolu.
According to a source in the Administration of the Turkish President, he called Jamala in the morning of May 16 to wish her luck and success in her singing carrier.
Earlier, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded Jamala with the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine.
Ukrainian singer Jamala won “Eurovision 2016”. Representative from Australia Dami Im came second. Sergei Lazarev from Russia ranks third.
Ukraine received 534 points – 211 from juries and 323 in the televoting. Jamala performed with her song “1944” about the destiny of Crimean Tatars.