Bandura Style group presented the instrumental version performed on bandura, a Ukrainian folk string instrument.
The video on YouTube received more than 4000 views for a couple of days.
"Ukrainian Bandura Style group performed an instrumental version of Jamala's song "1944" she is going to present at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest from Ukraine. Just listen to this magical music, and my heart sings "Men bu yerde yaşalmadım," Mustafa Jemilev, Commissioner of Ukrainian President on Crimean Tatars Affairs, wrote on his Facebook page.
Jamala's song "1944" that she will perform at the main European Song Contest in Stockholm, has taken the first place at the European Song Opening 2016 festival, which is considered a kind of exit poll before the Eurovision.