We have just got to know the first ten lucky countries that will compete at the Grand Final of Eurovision 2019. Seventeen acts took part at today’s Semi-Final, which was broadcast live from Expo Tel Aviv. The results were decided by a mix of experts from 20 countries and the public.
Tonight’s competitors were:
|02 Montenegro||D Mol||“Heaven”|
|03 Finland||Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman||“Look Away”|
|04 Poland||Tulia||“Fire of Love (Pali się)”|
|05 Slovenia||Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl||“Sebi”|
|06 Czech Republic||Lake Malawi||“Friend of a Friend”|
|07 Hungary||Joci Pápai||“Az én apám”|
|08 Belarus||ZENA||“Like It”|
|09 Serbia||Nevena Božović||“Kruna”|
|10 Belgium||Eliot||“Wake Up”|
|11 Georgia||Oto Nemsadze||“Keep on Going”|
|12 Australia||Kate Miller-Heidke||“Zero Gravity”|
|13 Iceland||Hatari||“Hatrið mun sigra”|
|14 Estonia||Victor Crone||“Storm”|
|15 Portugal||Conan Osiris||“Telemóveis”|
|16 Greece||Katerine Duska||“Better Love”|
|17 San Marino||Serhat||“Say Na Na Na”|
Viewers from all the countries taking part in the First Semi-Final were invited to vote via the official app, telephone and/or SMS. The voting window was open after the last song had been performed, and ended 15 minutes later. Televoters determined 50% of the outcome while professional juries did so with the other half of the voting combination according to the performances of yesterday’s Jury Semi-Final show.
Apart from the participating countries, these are the direct qualifying countries that voted in the First Semi-Final:
You can check the first set of qualifiers below:
The full split results will be revealed after the Grand Final to keep the excitement until the end of the final.
What do you think about today’s qualifiers? Don’t forget to watch the Second Semi-Final on Thursday!