EBU responds to petition against results

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There is quite a bit to do around the results of the last song festival. A petition was started up and the EBU has already responded.

Armenian Arthur Hamilton started on Change.org a petition addressed to the European Broadcasting Union EBU or simply asking for the results of the last song festival review. It is after all not in agreement with the winner, Jamala from Ukraine. She won neither the juryvoting nor the televoting and would not earn the victory.

More than 365,000 people have signed the petition. The EBU has already responded to the indictment. ‘ The song contest was a spectacular show where a lot of people have worked hard for a year. The climax was reached Saturday night and we understand the passion and the emotion that people experience. Both experts from the music world as the viewer at home has an equal voice share. Jamala won thanks to broad support in both parties. She told a personal story in an emotional song and has done just fine ‘, it sounds.

‘ Dami Im from Australia won the juryvoting, Sergey Lazarev from Russia was the best in the televoting. Both artists deserve respect for their wonderful performance, their great songs and their sporting reaction afterwards. They may not have won the festival, they took the result sporty on and we appreciate them for that. Nevertheless, the song contest a contest with only one winner. We realize that not everyone agrees with the result. It is a subjective touch. Nevertheless the result valid since each participating broadcaster, every artist and every fan knew the rules in advance. Ukraine is and will always be the winner of this Eurovision. We call on everyone to respect this and constructive to think how we can make the contest even stronger ‘, concludes the message.