Ukrainian Singer of Crimean Tatar origin Jamala (real name Susana Jamaladinova), the winner of Eurovision-2016 contest, was invited to visit Canada, russianweek.ca reported.
One of her performances is expected to take place on June 18th during a traditional Ukrainian festival in the city of Mississauga which lies to the West of Toronto and is a part of the Greater Toronto Area.
Jamala won the Eurovision contest with her song "1944" which was dedicated to the deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 by Soviet authorities.
Jamala’s performance at Eurovision brought her 534 points, enough to give her first place. Australia finished in second place with 511 points. Russia came in third with 491 points.
Performers and folk dance ensembles from US and Canada will take part in the Ukrainian festival.