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Live Blog: Saturday 8 May

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08 May 2021 at 11:53 CEST

Russia's turned up the heat

In the final of their three rehearsal run-throughs, Russia bought some huge flames to the stage. Apparently they only test pyro once, but it will be part of their Semi-Final performance. Hot Hot Hot!

Manizha from Russia on stage for the first time EBU / Andres Putting