BONUS EPISODE – Out With a Bang: The Ukraine Story

Ukraine has withdrawn from Eurovision 2019 after a controversial national selection and the refusal of the winner to sign the Ukrainian broadcaster’s contract. Join Alix, Max, and Bart on this bonus episode of Star Spangled Eurovision as they dive deep into what happened this year at Vidbir and how it reflects wider debates among Ukrainians about identity and their place between Europe and Russia.

Watch MARUV’s winning performance at Vidbir here.

You can read a great summary of what happened after MARUV’s victory here.