Zlata Ognevich to represent Ukraine at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest

The Ukrainian national selection took place today in Kiev.  Zlata Ognevich has won and will represent her country at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden with Gravity.  20 songs were performed and voting was decided by a combination of sms public voting and jury.

The songs –

1. Oksana Pekun & Maxim NovytskyjZelenyj Dubochok 

2. Mary YaremchukImagine 

3. MariettaWonder 

4. Dmytro Yaremchuk – Mamo 

5. Inesh Delayu Shag

6. Zlata Ognevich Gravity 

7. Duet Emotion Saviour 

8. Band Gvozdivchanka Naletily Gusenyata

9. Real Ivanna You Gave Me Everything 

10. Tetyana ShyrkoFeeling Like A Sir 

11. Band Triniti Belym Po Belomu

12. Ana StesiaDare To Change 

13. Alina GrosuLet Go 

14. Dasha Medova Don’t Want To Be Alone 

15. Olena KornevaYou’ll Be The Winner Forever 

16. Angelia Love Is Life 

17. Eduard RomanyutaGet Real With My Heart 

18. Matvij Vermijenko Otkryvaj Menya 

19. Band DiO.filmy Medlyak 

20. Dmytro Skalozubov Davno 

The Show –

The final was presented by Timur Myroshnychenko, Tetyana Vozheva and Tetyana Goncharova.

The winner of the 2012 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Anastasiya Petryk, also took to the stage. 

After the performance of the first song by Oksana & Maxim they announced they would withdraw their song from the voting. No other reason was given for this decision.

The interval included group Gvozdivchanka who performed an ethnic song.

So finally after all the voting Zlata Ognevich was declared the winner and will represent Ukraine with Gravity at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

You can see Zlata’s performance of Gravity below. 

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Source: www.eurovision.tv; NTU
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