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Became known, many Russians watched the finals of the Eurovision song contest, which took place on 18 may in tel Aviv. It is reported TASS citing data from the company Mediascope.
The broadcast on the TV channel “Russia 1” was watched by 3.2 million citizens. We are talking about the audience at the age of four and living in cities where the population exceeds 100 thousand people. The ratings are calculated as the average number of viewers of the broadcast, expressed as a percentage of population was 4.6 per cent.
This year the contest was won by the performer from the Netherlands Duncan Lawrence. In second place was Italy, followed by Russia.
Later it became known that the first place winner artist broke the cardinal rule of the festival — made the song Arcade, which was already in his repertoire. The representative of the European broadcasting Union, Davis Goodman said that the organizers of “Eurovision” will not cancel the victory, as appeared in 2017, social networks, video songs Arcade “gave Lawrence.”
Video, photo All from Russia.