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Eurovision 2024: Review the results of the second semifinal

The 68th edition of the European contest has held its second elimination round, in which we have been able to find out which 10 countries have made it to the grand final on Saturday, May 11th.

The Eurovision Song Contest 2024 is underway. In the second semifinal on Thursday, May 9th, starting at 9:00 PM CEST, the Malmö Arena welcomed the 16 countries that took to the impressive stage with the aim of reaching the grand final on Saturday, May 11th.

Malta, Albania, Greece, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Austria, Denmark, Armenia, Latvia, San Marino, Georgia, Belgium, Estonia, Norway, and the Netherlands have delivered their best performances in this second round of eliminations. However, only 10 artists continue their Eurovision adventure.

These are the countries that have managed to qualify thanks to the exclusive vote of the public:

GreeceMarina Satti“Zari”
SwitzerlandNemo“The Code”
AustriaKaleen“We Will Rave”
GeorgiaNutsa Buzalade“Firefighter”
Estonia5MIINUST x Puuluup“(From) Drugs I Don’t Know Anything (Yes)”
NorwayGåte“Wolf’s Home”
NetherlandsJoost Klein“Europapa”

In this edition, following its implementation in Liverpool 2023, the decision of the eliminations will be in the hands of the viewers exclusively. Participating countries plus France, Spain, and Italy, members of the Big 5 who are directly qualified for the grand final, will vote. For the first time in history, these countries have performed live during the elimination.

Additionally, once again, all viewers worldwide have been able to vote through the online platform Online voting has a fixed cost per vote of €0.99. The votes from non-participating countries have been counted collectively as if they were one country.

In this second semifinal, we will not know the complete classification or the points each country has received live. Only the 10 qualifiers were revealed in random order. On Saturday after the grand final, the EBU will publish the detailed results.

In which half will the chosen finalists perform?

After the live second semifinal, the 10 artists have been able to choose through a draw which half of the grand final on Saturday, May 11th, they will perform in. As announced, this edition offers three options: 1st half, 2nd half, and “producer’s choice.”


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