The spectacular show was broadcast live from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv. The ten qualifiers will have a press conference shortly after the show, where they will draw their position to perform in either first half or second half of the Grand Final.
The ten qualifiers were (in the order they were announced):
Moldova: Hey Mamma by Sunstroke Project
Azerbaijan: Skeletons by Dihaj
Greece: This Is Love by Demy
Sweden: I Can’t Go On by Robin Bengtsson
Portugal: Amar Pelos Dois by Salvador Sobral
Poland: Flashlight by Kasia Moś
Armenia: Fly With Me by Artsvik
Australia: Don’t Come Easy by Isaiah
Cyprus: Gravity by Hovig
Belgium: City Lights by Blanche
How the result was decided
The final outcome was decided through a combination of scores received from national expert juries and televoting. The expert juries had already voted after watching the live feed of the dress rehearsal, held yesterday. Televoting took place tonight during the broadcast of the live show. Viewers could also vote using the official app.
Viewers from the 18 countries participating in the first Semi-Final, as well as from Italy, United Kingdom and Spain cast their votes. The first ten finalists will join the so-called Big Five and hosts Ukraine in the Grand Final.
Who didn't make it to the Grand Final?
The entries that missed out on a place in the Grand Final were:
Georgia: Keep The Faith by Tamara Gachechiladze
Albania: World by Lindita
Montenegro: Space by Slavko Kalezic´
Finland: Blackbird by Norma John
Iceland: Paper by Svala
Czech Republic: My Turn by Martina Bárta
Slovenia: On My Way by Omar Naber
Latvia: Line by Triana Park