At 8pm (GMT+1) the 1st Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final will be on our screens live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. 18 countries are vying for the 10 slots in the grand final where the will join hosts Sweden and the Big Five automatic qualifiers.. The juries voted last night and tonight is the televote. As well as the 18 countries taking part France, Spain and Sweden will vote tonight.
Here is a quick recap of the entries and be sure to check out my preview of Semi Final 1.
So what are my predictions for the 10 qualifier?
Just like when they are announced tonight, these are in no particular order.
- Czech Republic
What do you think? Let me know in the comments.
Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 1 will be shown tonight at 8pm on RTÉ 2 with Marty Whelan or on BBC 4 with Scott Mills and Mel Giedroyc
I shall be tweeting from @UCCExpress throughout the show.