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Eurovision 2019: Results of Semi-Final Allocation Draw

The Semi-Final Allocation Draw for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has just concluded in Tel Aviv… Check the results now!

Assi Azar and Lucy Ayoub were in charge of hosting the draw from the city’s Museum of Art. As leader of last year’s host city, the deputy mayor of Lisbon was on hand to pass the baton to Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv.

As in previous years, the participating countries were allocated into six different pots based on historical voting patterns calculated by the official voting partner Digame.

The first part of the draw determined in which semi-final each of the six pre-qualified countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and host country Israel) will broadcast and vote.

The second draw decided in which half of the respective Semi-Finals each country will perform; the exact running order will be determined by the producers of the show at a later date:

SEMI-FINAL 1

  • First Half:

Slovenia
Belarus
Czech Republic
Montenegro
Cyprus
Serbia
Finland
Poland
Hungary

  • Second Half:

Estonia
Portugal
San Marino
Iceland
Georgia
Australia
Belgium
Ukraine
Greece

 

SEMI-FINAL 2

  • First Half:

Switzerland
Sweden
Ireland
Austria
Moldova
Latvia
Romania
Denmark
Armenia

  • Second Half:

Albania
Azerbaijan
F.Y.R Macedonia
Norway
Russia
Netherlands
Croatia
Lithuania
Malta

From each Semi-Final, ten out of eighteen countries will go through to the Grand Final on 18 May, joining the six pre-qualified countries (Big 5 + host country Israel). As a result, a total of 26 countries will compete in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, which will take place on May 14, 16 and 18 in Tel Aviv.

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