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Ukraine
Ukraine
Appearances 14 (14 finals)
First appearance 2003
Best result 1st: 2004, 2016
Worst result 24th: 2017

Ukraine made its debut in the Contest in 2003 with the song "Hasta la Vista" by Oleksandr Ponomariov. A year later they secured their first win with the song "Wild Dances by Ruslana. This would be replicated twelve years later when Jamala triumphed with the song "1944".

These victories made Ukraine the first Eastern European country to win the Contest twice and as of 2017 they have had a total of six Top 5 finishes. They withdrew from competing in the 2015 Contest.

Participants

Year Artist Language Title Final Points Semi Points
2003 Oleksandr Ponomariov English "Hasta la Vista" 14 30 No semi-finals
2004 Ruslana English, Ukrainian "Wild Dances" 1 280 2 256
2005 GreenJolly Ukrainian, English "Razom nas bahato" 19 30 Host country
2006 Tina Karol English "Show Me Your Love" 7 145 7 146
2007 Verka Serduchka Ukrainian, Russian, German, English "Dancing Lasha Tumbai" 2 235 Top 10 Previous Year
2008 Ani Lorak English "Shady Lady" 2 230 1 152
2009 Svetlana Loboda English "Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)" 12 76 6 80
2010 Alyosha English "Sweet People" 10 108 7 77
2011 Mika Newton English "Angel" 4 159 6 81
2012 Gaitana English "Be My Guest" 15 65 8 64
2013 Zlata Ognevich English "Gravity" 3 214 3 140
2014 Mariya Yaremchuk English "Tick-Tock" 6 113 5 118
Template:N/A Did not participate
2016 Jamala English, Crimean Tatar "1944" 1 534 2 287
2017 O.Torvald English "Time" 24 36 Host country

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