Stefania (song)

"Stefania" (Ukrainian: Стефанія, pronounced [steˈfɑn⁽ʲ⁾ijɐ] (listen)) is a 2022 song by Ukrainian folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra, co-written by all group members alongside Ivan Klimenko and was released through Sony Music Entertainment. The song represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy, which it won.

"Stefania"
Single by Kalush Orchestra
LanguageUkrainian
Released7 February 2022
GenreAlternative hip hop, folk
Length2:59
LabelSony Music Entertainment
Songwriter(s)
  • Ivan Klymenko
  • Oleh Psiuk
  • Tymofii Muzychuk
  • Vitalii Duzhyk
  • Ihor Didenchuk
Music video
"Stefania" on YouTube
Eurovision Song Contest 2022 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
  • Ihor Didenchuk
  • Tymofii Muzychuk
  • Vitalii Duzhyk
Lyricist(s)
  • Ivan Klymenko
  • Oleh Psiuk
Finals performance
Semi-final result
1st
Semi-final points
337
Final result
1st
Final points
631
Entry chronology
◄ "Shum" (2021)
Official performance video
"Stefania" on YouTube

"Stefania" has been described as an alternative hip hop and folk song. It is the third song sung entirely in Ukrainian to represent Ukraine at Eurovision, but the second to compete at the contest following the cancellation of Eurovision 2020.[1] The song won the contest with 631 points, becoming the first rap song and the first song sung entirely in Ukrainian to win. "Stefania" charted in twenty-two music markets, topping the charts in Ukraine and Lithuania, while also reaching the top ten within Finland, Croatia, Hungary and Sweden. The group performed the song at the Glastonbury Festival 2022, marking their first gig in the UK.[2]


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