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Eurovision 2024: The Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

09 May 2024 at 23:19 CEST
Petra Mede and Malin Åkerman hosting the Second Semi-Final of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest at Malmö Arena Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU
The Second Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 has now wrapped up, and the final 10 qualifiers have been chosen for Saturday night’s Grand Final in Malmö Arena, Sweden.
Gåte performing Ulveham for Norway at the Second Semi-Final at Malmö Arena Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

Eurovision Song Contest 2024: Second Semi-Final Qualifiers:

(Acts are listed in order of their announcement)

🇱🇻 Latvia | Dons – Hollow

🇦🇹 Austria | Kaleen – We Will Rave

🇳🇱 Netherlands | Joost Klein – Europapa

🇳🇴 Norway | Gåte – Ulveham

🇮🇱 Israel | Eden Golan – Hurricane

🇬🇷 Greece | Marina Satti – ZARI

🇪🇪 Estonia | 5MIINUST x Puuluup - (nendest) narkootikumidest ei tea me (küll) midagi

🇨🇭 Switzerland | Nemo – The Code

🇬🇪 Georgia | Nutsa Buzaladze – Firefighter

🇦🇲 Armenia | LADANIVA – Jako


Marina Satti performing ZARI for Greece at the Second Semi-Final at Malmö Arena
Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

The 10 qualifying acts are now celebrating and will soon be getting ready for the Grand Final. But sadly we have to say so long (it's never quite goodbye) to five acts, which are (in order of performance):

🇲🇹 Malta | Sarah Bonnici – Loop 

🇦🇱 Albania | BESA – TITAN

🇨🇿 Czechia | Aiko – Pedestal

🇩🇰 Denmark | SABA – SAND

🇸🇲 San Marino | MEGARA – 11:11

🇧🇪 Belgium | Mustii - Before The Party’s Over

After the Live Show of the Second Semi-Final, the artists each got to draw in which part of the Grand Final they would perform in. The choices were to perform in the First Half, in the Second Half, or a Producer's Choice option - which means that host broadcaster SVT can decide in which position of the running order they will get.

The results of the draw were:

Every artist competing in the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 has put all their energy and creativity into the show, and for that we give them a huge round of applause. You can keep supporting your favourites, whether they qualified or not, on their social media channels. And of course - the qualifying acts will all be ready to perform for you at the Grand Final 2024.

If you missed the Second Semi-Final you can catch it on our YouTube channel (if available in your region) or via the catch-up service of your national broadcaster.

The artists of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest in the Green Room at the Second Semi-Final at Malmö Arena Alma Bengtsson / EBU

How the result was decided

The Semi-Final result was determined through televotes. The televote took place during the live broadcast of the show. The 16 participating countries, as well as France, Spain and Italy, were voting in this Semi Final.

The 10 successful qualifiers will join the qualifiers from the First Semi-Final (held on Tuesday 7 May), as well as the Big 5 plus reigning Contest champions Sweden, in the Grand Final on Saturday 11 May.

The artists of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest in the Green Room at the Second Semi-Final at Malmö Arena Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

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 Malmö, 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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