Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest held on Saturday night in the Italian city of Turin with the song Stefania, performed by Kalush Orchestra. The artists collected 631 points, most of them from the audience. The song became increasingly popular after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. International leaders congratulated the band for the achievement. The European Commission President, Ursula von der Layen wrote: “Congratulations Kalush Orchestra and Ukraine for winning Eurovision! Tonight your song won our heart. We are celebrating your victory all over the world. Europe is with you!” In turn, the European Council President Charles Michel said after the winner was announced: “Sincere congratulations to the Kalush Orchestra on winning Eurovision 2022! I will always come to you on broken roads. I wish that next year’s Eurovision will be held in Kyiv, in a free and united Ukraine.”  The leader of the British government, Boris Johnson, also congratulated the winners, while the head of European diplomacy, Joseph Borell wrote: “Europe has voted and Ukraine has won. Long live music! Long live Europe! Congratulations, Ukraine, for winning Eurovision!” Romania, represented by WRS with the song “Llamame” came out 18th, with 65 points.