Eurovision World Cup: Ukraine vs Italy

For the duration of the actual World Cup, some of the best Eurovision artists old and new will be battling it out in a series of matches that mirror the World Cup itself. By the end, we will know the first winner of our Eurovision World Cup!

On each competition day of the World Cup, all of the matches for that day will be posted here on Eurovision Union. For a full 24 hours, a poll will be open for each match and it will be up to you to pick which of the representative songs will win the match.

We are at the second day of the Final 16 round, and the future of your favourites in the Eurovision World Cup is dependent on your votes! Today we have the next two matches! Here’s the match between Ukraine and Italy!

Today’s Competitors:

Ukraine are one of the most successful nations at the contest, having won twice since their debut in 2003. Their first win was with Ruslana in the second appearance for Ukraine, however Ukraine’s World Cup entry is their latest winner which is 1944 by Jamala. Listen to the entry below:

Italy has won Eurovision twice, the first time with Gigliola Cinquetti and the song Non ho l’età and the second winning entry, which is the competing entry for Italy in the Eurovision World Cup is Insieme: 1992 which was performed by Toto Cutugno. The song won Eurovision in 1990, so if you need to refresh your memory on the performance, check it out below:

Vote for your winner here:

Voting is now closed. There was a tie between the two acts, and through a tie breaker on Twitter, it was decided that Ukraine would continue through to the next round! 

Check out the other match from today here: