On a number of sites were petitions from European citizens to demand to review the results of the international song contest “Eurovision-2016″, the initiative has supported the people of Great Britain, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Serbia, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine and other countries.
The author of the petition on Change.org website listed resident of Yerevan Artur Hovhannisyan, however, an appeal was supported by many countries. At the time of publication of the material your document was signed by more than 29 thousand. Man of the necessary 35 thousand., Reports RIA “Novosti”.«We understand that the vote of the jury and TV audience – heavy and emotional process, but the number of signatories to the petition shows that many are convinced that the” winner “of the competition this year was not the one who should have won” – said the author of the treatment.
A resident of Madrid Cristian Garrido also created on Change.org petition, which called for Spain to refuse to participate in “Eurovision-2017″. According to him, the final competition in Stockholm was a “mockery” and part of Europe, it became clear this year that the results are determined by “political interests”.
«Spain should not be involved, at least in 2017, for all to see and understand how we are outraged,” – she wrote the authors of the appeal.
The German users OpenPetition portal called to stop the German participation in “Eurovision”. According to the author of one of the petitions, a competition “is not conducted on the artistic level, but merely reflects the political winds.”
In France, in turn, began collecting signatures for the dismissal of a TV presenter, who commented on the final of “Eurovision” on the TV channel France 2. Author treatment on site Avaaz says that Marian James live allowed herself insulting remarks against Russia and caused damage to the image of France.On Saturday in Stockholm hosted the finals of the contest “Eurovision”, the audience gave the maximum number of votes of the representative of Russia Sergey Lazarev, but with the addition of the votes, with scores of judges, he took third place, and winning the jury gave the representative of Ukraine Jamal, who performed a song about deportation Stalin, the Crimean Tatars in 1944.
Members of social networks around the world protested the new voting system in the “Eurovision” and called it political representation. According to them, the winner was to be Sergey Lazarev.
In Ukraine, the victory was seen by Jamala politicized. The leader of the party “Fatherland” Yulia Tymoshenko and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk called for the finals in 2017 in the Crimea, meaning that it will be the territory of Ukraine.
In addition, Ukraine already there are calls for the APU and NATO ensure that the “Eurovision” in Sevastopol.
Crimean authorities in response to this said that Ukraine may hold “Eurovision” in the Crimea, but only if the rename one of its regions in the “Crimea”.
Meanwhile, the politicization of “Eurovision” after the victory of Ukraine recognized both European and overseas media.