Who are Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra?
The Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra is closely tipped to win by bookmakers, that are giving the group that mixes conventional Ukrainian rhythms, costumes and dance strikes with modern hip hop a 60% probability of successful.
Their music, Stefania, was written as a tribute to the frontman’s mom, however has reworked since Russia’s invasion on Feb. 24 into an anthem to the war-ravaged nation, as lyrics tackle new which means.
“I’ll always find my way home, even if all roads are destroyed,” Kalush Orchestra frontman Oleh Psiuk wrote.
The six-member, all-male band acquired particular permission to depart the nation to characterize Ukraine and Ukrainian tradition on the music contest. One of the unique members stayed to struggle, and the others plan to return as quickly as the competition is over.