Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Ukraine
National selection
Selection process Artist: Internal Selection
Song: National Final
Selection date(s) 23 February 2008
Selected entrant Ani Lorak
Selected song "Shady Lady"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (1st, 152 points)
Final result 2nd, 230 points
Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Ukraine competed in the second semi-final on the 22 May 2008, in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 and won a place in the final. The country chose their singer by choosing an internal selection. Therefore they selected the young and talented singer Ani Lorak to be their representative for Eurovision. It is the second attempt to her to be a candidate to represent Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest. The first time she came in 2nd when the group Greenjolly defeated her, when Ukraine was the host country for the Eurovision Song Contest 2005. In Eurovision 2008, Ukraine came in 2nd, being defeated by Russia.

On February 23, 2008 Ani performed six songs during a live concert in the studio of NTU. The winning song, "Shady Lady", was chosen by the majority of a professional jury and 4 thousand televoters. "Shady Lady" was her personal favorite.[1]

Songs[edit]

Final - 23 February 2008
Song Points Place
1 "Zhdu Tebya" 2 5
2 "Ya Stanu Morem" 4 4
3 "The Dream Of Brigther Day" 8 2=
4 "I'm Your Melody" 8 2=
5 "Shady Lady" 14 1

At Eurovision[edit]

Points Awarded to Ukraine (Semi-Final 2)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Ukraine (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points Awarded by Ukraine[2][edit]

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