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Eurovision 2023: Semi-Final running orders revealed!

22 March 2023 at 19:20 CET
St George's Hall, Liverpool BBC / James Stack
We are delighted to announce the running orders for the Semi-Finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 taking place in Liverpool on Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 May respectively.
The Semi-Final running orders for 2023
The Semi-Final running orders for 2023

First Semi-Final - Tuesday 9 May, 2023

1. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway | Alessandra  - Queen of Kings

2. ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta | The Busker - Dance (Our Own Party)

3. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia | Luke Black - Samo Mi Se Spava

4. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia | Sudden Lights - Aijฤ

5. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal | Mimicat - Ai Coraรงรฃo

6. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland | Wild Youth - We Are One

7. ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia | Let 3 - Mama ล ฤŒ!

8. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland | Remo Forrer - Watergun

9. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel | Noa Kirel - Unicorn

10. ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Moldova | Pasha Parfeni - Soarele ลŸi Luna

11. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden | Loreen - Tattoo

12. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan | TuralTuranX - Tell Me More

13. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia | Vesna - My Sister's Crown

14. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands | Mia Nicolai & Dion Cooper - Burning Daylight

15. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland | Kรครคrijรค - Cha Cha Cha

 

Voting on the First Semi-Final will be...

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy

 

Second Semi-Final - Thursday 11 May, 2023

1. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark | Reiley - Breaking My Heart

2. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia | Brunette - Future Lover

3. ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania | Theodor Andrei - D.G.T. (Off and On)

4. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia | Alika - Bridges

5. ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium | Gustaph - Because Of You

6. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus | Andrew Lambrou - Break A Broken Heart

7. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland | Diljรก - Power

8. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece | Victor Vernicos - What They Say

9. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland | Blanka - Solo

10. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia | Joker Out - Carpe Diem

11. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia | Iru - Echo

12. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino | Piqued Jacks - Like An Animal

13. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria | Teya & Salena - Who The Hell Is Edgar?

14. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania | Albina & Familja Kelmendi - Duje

15. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania | Monika Linkytฤ— - Stay

16. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia | Voyager - Promise

 

Voting on the Second Semi-Final will be...

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine (Champions)

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (Hosts)

In January, participating countries were randomly drawn into either the first or second half of either the First or Second Semi-Final; the running orders are based on that allocation draw and have been sequenced by producers to create the most exciting shows possible.

The โ€˜Big Fiveโ€™ (France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Host Country the United Kingdom), along with current champions Ukraine, will not perform in either of the Semi-Finals, but their domestic audiences will get to vote in one of them.

The running order of the Grand Final will be determined by producers in the early hours of Friday 12 May, after the Second Semi-Final and all qualifiers are confirmed. The United Kingdom (as Hosts) and Ukraine (as Champions) had their positions randomly drawn at the Heads of Delegation meeting. Ukraine will perform from 19th position, while the United Kingdom will close the show in 26th.

You can listen to all 37 songs of Eurovision 2024 via your favourite streaming service or watch the music videos on our YouTube channel.

The Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Malmรถ, Sweden on Tuesday 7 May (First Semi-Final), Thursday 9 May (Second Semi-Final) and Saturday 11 May (Grand Final) 2024.

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