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Malmö Grand Finalists draw their halves in the running order

04 May 2024 at 16:59 CEST
ISAAK rehearsing Always On The Run for Germany at the First Rehearsal of the Grand Final at Malmö Arena Corinne Cumming / EBU
On Saturday 4 May the Big 5 countries drew options for the halves of the running order in which they'll perform in the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.
Nebulossa rehearsing ZORRA for Spain at the First Rehearsal of the Grand Final at Malmö Arena Corinne Cumming / EBU

The Big 5 countries which are automatically qualified for the Grand Final - France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom - now know how it will be decided where in the running order of Saturday 11 May's show they'll be performing in.

On the afternoon of Saturday 4 May, after our performers from the Big 5 countries had rehearsed at Malmö Arena for the second time, they each got to randomly draw either a First Half, a Second Half, or a Producer's Choice place in the running order. This was via an allocation draw that took place on Reddit

Olly Alexander rehearsing Dizzy for United Kingdom at the Second Rehearsal of the Grand Final at Malmö Arena
Alma Bengtsson / EBU

The results of the draw:

🇫🇷 France – Second Half

🇩🇪 Germany – First Half

🇮🇹 Italy – Producer's Choice

🇪🇸 Spain – Producer's Choice

🇬🇧 United Kingdom – First Half

Back in March, at the Head of Delegations meeting in Malmö, Host Country Sweden randomly drew its position in the Grand Final, with Marcus & Martinus drawing the opening slot, meaning they'll be performing first on the night. 

The full running order of the Grand Final will be decided and revealed in the early hours of Friday 10 May.

Marcus & Martinus rehearsing Unforgettable for Sweden at the First Rehearsal of the Grand Final at Malmö Arena Corinne Cumming / EBU

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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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