Eurovision 2022: The anthem for Ukraine born in a war zone

This weekend, Europe’s most glitzy pop music celebration, the Eurovision Song Contest, will celebrate its 66th year in Turin, Italy.

But with Ukraine favored for victory, and both Belarus and Russia banned, will we see voters united against Putin?

As the conflict continues, the Kalush Orchestra are some of the very few men currently allowed to leave the country.

Viktoriia Zhuhan of BBC Ukraine joined them as they prepared for the contest in the war-torn city of Irpin.

Producer: Claire Press

Camera: Marek Polaszewski

Video Editor: Derrick Evans