Their winning song, Stefania, blended hip-hop with the intricate flutes and heartfelt vocals of their national folk music, and saw a huge response from the public.

The UK has been offered the chance to host Eurovision in 2023 after the song contest’s organizers concluded that Ukraine is not capable of hosting it, a decision that has angered the nation’s government, which says it still wants to hold the event.

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Tradition dictates that the winner is offered the chance to host the next year’s contest. But the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which organises the competition, said it had "with deep regret" concluded that it would not be possible to provide the security and operational guarantees required to hold the contest in Ukraine.