At the international song contest “Eurovision”, which takes place in Kiev, won by the representative of Portugal 27-year-old Salvador Collected. This was announced after completion of counting of votes.
Gathered received the most points as for the voting (382) and the decision of the jury (376), in the amount of 758. Second place went to 17-year-old Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria, who scored 615 points, the third — the team of SunStroke Project from Moldova (374 points).
The Portuguese played in the native language of the song Amar Pelos Dois (“Love for two”).
As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, the President Gathered the main focus was on the performance of the song, it was accompanied by lighting effects on the main stage, and the audience lit up the whole room lights on the phones.
The Portuguese arrived in Kiev for the opening of the competition on may 7 and did not participate in the rehearsals because of a heart defect, which suffers from childhood. Media reported that before the end of the year Sobrala need to find a donor.
In the final meeting the representatives of Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Israel, Romania, Norway, the Netherlands and Austria, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Greece, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Armenia, Australia, Cyprus, Belgium. In addition, the final was attended by the representatives of great Britain, Italy, Spain, France and Germany, which have gone back automatically, as representatives of the founding countries of the contest and a representative of the host party, Ukraine.
In the second semifinal of the contest was to act as the representative of Russia Yulia Samoilova with a song about love the Flame Is Burning (“the fire is burning”), but Ukrainian security Service denied her entry because of the performances in the Crimea.