There are thousands of new and fresh Filipina brides who migrated to the US every year. Filipina women are proud of themselves to get married with White husbands.
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However, other cities and arenas were invited to apply, and those making a bid had approximately three weeks to submit their offer to SVT.
SVT announced on 1 June the conditions under which cities and venues could announce their interest in hosting the contest: Venue of the final of Melodifestivalen since 2013.
This was the first time since the introduction of professional jury voting in 2009 that the overall winner won neither the jury vote, which was won by Australia, nor the televote, which was won by Russia, with Ukraine placing second in both.
It took place in Stockholm, Sweden, following Måns Zelmerlöw's win at the 2015 contest in Vienna, Austria with the song "Heroes".
This was the third time the contest had taken place in Stockholm, after 19.
The contest was held at the Ericsson Globe and consisted of two semi-finals on 10 and 12 May and the final on , with all three live shows hosted by Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede.
The winner of the contest was Ukraine with the song "1944", written and performed by Jamala.
This was Ukraine's second win and its first since 2004.