Kalush (rap group)

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Background information
GenresHip hop, folk and rap
Years active2019–present
LabelsColumbia Records

Kalush (stylized in all caps) is a Ukrainian music band. They make hip hop, folk and rap music. They named the group after their hometown of Kalush.

Eurovision Song Contest[change | change source]

In 2021, the group formed a project named the Kalush Orchestra to enter the competition Vidbir 2022 (the winner of Vidbir represents Ukraine at Eurovision). They finished second.

However, the winner, Alina Pash, was later disqualified from representing Ukraine in Eurovision. As runners-up, Kalush Orchestra were selected to represent Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin.

They won the final with the song "Stefania".[1] They later performed it at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.

References[change | change source]

  1. Smith, David (2022-03-28). ""We have hope it will work out" — Oleh Psiuk says Kalush Orchestra still want to sing in Turin". Wiwibloggs. Retrieved 2022-05-12.

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