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Artists during the Second Semi-Final
The Rasmus from Finland qualify for Saturday night's Grand Final
Photo: EBU / Andres Putting

Eurovision 2022: The Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

The Second Semi-Final of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest came to us live from the PalaOlimpico in Turin, and we now have our second set of ten qualifiers for Saturday night’s Grand Final.

You can go back and read the Live Blog from the Second Semi-Final.

📺 Watch: Eurovision Song Contest 2022: Second Semi-Final

During the Press Conference following the live show, each qualifying country’s act will randomly draw the half of the running order that they will perform in during the Grand Final.

Eurovision Song Contest 2022: Second Semi-Final Qualifiers:

(Acts are listed in order of their announcement.)

🇧🇪 Belgium: Jérémie Makiese – Miss You

Belgium will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

🇨🇿 Czech Republic: We Are Domi – Lights Off

Czech Republic will perform in the first half of the Grand Final.

🇦🇿 Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustamli – Fade To Black

Azerbaijan will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

🇵🇱 Poland: Ochman – River

Poland will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

🇫🇮 Finland: The Rasmus – Jezebel

Finland will perform in the first half of the Grand Final.

🇪🇪 Estonia: Stefan – Hope

Estonia will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

🇦🇺 Australia: Sheldon Riley – Not The Same

Australia will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

🇸🇪 Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer

Sweden will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

🇷🇴 Romania: WRS – Llámame

Romania will perform in the first half of the Grand Final.

🇷🇸 Serbia: Konstrakta – In Corpore Sano

Serbia will perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

And, of course, with all the celebrations comes a little heartbreak too… the eight acts that did not qualify this evening are (in order of performance):

🇮🇱 Israel: Michael Ben David – I.M

🇬🇪 Georgia: Circus Mircus – Lock Me In

🇲🇹 Malta: Emma Muscat – I Am What I Am

🇸🇲 San Marino: Achille Lauro – Stripper

🇨🇾 Cyprus: Andromache – Ela

🇮🇪 Ireland: Brooke – That’s Rich

🇲🇰 North Macedonia: Andrea – Circles

🇲🇪 Montenegro: Vladana – Breathe


All of the artists this evening, regardless of if they qualified or not, put their hearts and souls into their time on the Eurovision stage, and are worthy of applause! Keep supporting your favorite acts throughout their careers by following them on their social media channels!

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.

Il Volo performing a new arrangement of their hit 'Grande Amore’ at the Second Semi-FinalEBU/Sarah Louise Bennett

Join us on the Live Blog as acts find out which half they’re in!

Join us over on the Live Blog where we’ll be following the Press Conference as it happens, to discover which half of the Grand Final the successful acts will perform in.

How the result was decided

The Semi-Final result was determined through a combination of jury and televotes. The televote took place during the live broadcast of the show and the jury cast their vote while watching the Second Dress Rehearsal that was held on the evening of Wednesday 11 May.

The 18 participating countries, as well as Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom, were voting in this Semi Final.

The 10 successful qualifiers will join the qualifiers from the First Semifinal and the Big Five in the Grand Final on Saturday 14 May.

Hosts Alessandro Cattelan, Mika, and Laura Pausini during the Second Semi-Final EBU / Andres Putting

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