We're heading toward another busy Eurovision weekend! Europe will see 3 national selection finals, in Armenia, Lithuania and Norway, a song announcement for France and 4 semi-final shows: Estonia, Iceland, Sweden and Ukraine. Here is everything you need to know.
All over Europe, (semi-)finals are taking place in order to find the acts that will fly to Rotterdam for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Find out where to watch the shows and read up on the national finalists below.
Saturday 15 February
Armenia chooses their act for Rotterdam
Depi Evratesil 2020 - 19:00 CET (WATCH LIVE)
The winner of Depi Evratesil will get the chance to become Armenia's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam. The 12 competing contestants and songs are:
Agop - Butterflies
Arthur Aleq - Heaven
Athena Manoukian - Chains On You
ERNA - Life Faces
EVA Rida - No Love
Gabriel Jeeg - It’s Your Turn
Hayk Music - What Is To Be In Love
Karina EVN - Why?
Miriam Baghdasaryan - Run Away
Sergey & Nikolay Harutyunov - Ha, Take a Step
TOKIONINE - Save Me
Vladimir Arzumanyan - What’s Going On Mama
Listen to all the songs here.
Who will fly the Lithuanian flag in 2020?
Pabandom iš naujo - 20:00 CET (WATCH LIVE)
After the thrilling semi-finals, the final of Pabandom iš naujo will take place at the Kaunas Žalgiris Arena where 8 acts will compete for the ticket to Rotterdam (in alphabetical order):
Aistė Pilvelytė - Unbreakable
KaYra - Alligator
MEANDI – Drip
Monique – Make Me Human
Monika Marija – If I Leave
Rūta Loop - We Came From Sun
The Backs – Fully
The Roop - On Fire
10 acts in the race for Norway's national selection
Melodi Grand Prix - 19:50 CET (WATCH LIVE)
After 5 semi-finals, it is time for the final of the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix. The show will take place in Trondheim where 5 qualified semi-finalists and 5 pre-qualified acts will perform their songs. The running order is as follows:
Raylee - Wild
Didrik & Emil - Out Of Air
Magnus Bokn - Over The Sea
Akuvi - Som du er
Kristin Husøy - Pray For Me
Rein Alexander - One Last Time
Tone Damli - Hurts Sometimes
Sondrey - Take My Time
Ulrikke - Attention
Liza Vassilieva - I Am Gay
Sunday 16 February
On 14 January, France's public broadcaster France Télévisions announced that 30-year-old singer, actor and comedian Tom Leeb has been selected internally to represent the country in Rotterdam. This Sunday his song will be announced, so stay tuned!
Also happening this Saturday
Several more countries will have semi-finals, building toward their national finals scheduled to take place in the next few weeks.
20:45 CET - Iceland - Söngvakeppnin (semi-final 2)