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Second Semi-Final 2021: The Qualifiers

20 May 2021 at 23:10 CEST
The qualifiers of the Second Semi-Final EBU / Andres Putting
Wow. What a show! It’s great to have the Eurovision Song Contest back in our lives, and we now know our final 10 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 2021, Second Semi-Final Qualifiers

Eurovision Song Contest 2021, Second Semi-Final Qualifiers:

🇸🇲 San Marino / Senhit - Adrenalina

🇬🇷 Greece / Stefania - Last Dance

🇲🇩 Moldova / Natalia Gordienko - SUGAR

🇮🇸 Iceland / Da∂i Freyr og Gagnamagni∂ - 10 Years

🇷🇸 Serbia / Hurricane - Loco Loco

🇦🇱 Albania / Anxhela Peristeri - Karma

🇵🇹 Portugal / The Black Mamba - Love Is On My Side

🇧🇬 Bulgaria / Victoria - Growing Up is Getting Old

🇫🇮 Finland / Blind Channel - Dark Side

🇨🇭 Switzerland / Gjon's Tears - Tout l'Univers

And, of course, with all the joy comes a little heartbreak too… the 7 acts that did not qualify are:

🇪🇪 Estonia / Uku Suviste - The Lucky One

🇨🇿 Czech Republic / Benny Cristo - omaga

🇦🇹 Austria / Vincent Bueno - Amen

🇵🇱 Poland / RAFAŁ - The Ride

🇬🇪 Georgia / Tornike Kipiani - You

🇱🇻 Latvia / Samanta Tīna - The Moon is Rising

🇩🇰Denmark / Fyr og Flamme - Øve Os På Hinanden

...though they won’t join us on stage this Saturday, they will remain in our hearts (and playlists) for all eternity.

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.

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 tonight during the live broadcast of the show and the jury cast their vote while watching the second Dress Rehearsal that was held on Wednesday 19 May.

Tonight’s 17 participating countries as well as the United Kingdom, Spain and France, were voting in this Semi Final.

The 10 successful qualifiers will join the Big Five along with the Netherlands in the Grand Final on Saturday 22 May.