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WATCH LIVE: The second Semi-Final of Eurovision 2019!

16 May 2019 at 20:30 CEST
Second Semi-FInal 2019 Thomas Hanses
The live stream of the Eurovision Song Contest returns to YouTube: next up, the second Semi-Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest. Here is all you need to know ahead of the show. Tune in live at 21:00 CEST!

📺 WATCH LIVE: Open the live stream!

Tonight, the second Semi-Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest will come to you live from Tel Aviv. The show will be presented by Bar Refaeli, Erez Tal, Assi Azar and Lucy Ayoub.

Tune in to the live broadcast of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest second Semi-Final on our official YouTube Channel.

Who are participating?

Of the 41 countries participating in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, 18 will take to the stage for the first time tonight. They are:

  1. Armenia - Srbuk with Walking Out
  2. Ireland - Sarah McTernan with 22
  3. Moldova - Anna Odobescu with Stay
  4. Switzerland - Luca Hänni with She Got Me
  5. Latvia - Carousel with That Night
  6. Romania - Ester Peony with On A Sunday
  7. Denmark - Leonora with Love Is Forever
  8. Sweden - John Lundvik with Too Late For Love
  9. Austria - PÆNDA with Limits
  10. Croatia - Roko with The Dream
  11. Malta - Michela with Chameleon
  12. Lithuania - Jurij Veklenko with Run With The Lions
  13. Russia - Sergey Lazarev with Scream
  14. Albania - Jonida Maliqi with Ktheju Tokës
  15. Norway - KEiiNO with Spirit In The Sky
  16. The Netherlands - Duncan Laurence with Arcade
  17. North Macedonia - Tamara Todevska with Proud
  18. Azerbaijan - Chingiz with Truth

READ MORE: The participants of the second Semi-Final

Where to watch

Tune in to your country's national public broadcaster on tv or watch their live stream to enjoy your national commentary and on-screen voting numbers. Note that live stream links have been provided by the participating broadcasters and may be geo-restricted to the respective territory.

You can also watch the international live stream without commentary on YouTube.

* Due to rights limitations, the YouTube live stream is not available in Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, USA and Venezuela. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Behind the scenes

During the show, use #Eurovision and #DareToDream on your favourite social media channel. You can follow the official Eurovision channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and for exclusive material from behind the scenes.

How to vote

Tonight's second Semi-Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest will see 10 countries with the highest points totals qualify for the Grand Final, set to take place this Saturday.

You can vote for your favourite songs if you are in one of the 18 participating countries, Germany, Italy or the United Kingdom. You can vote up to twenty times, but you cannot vote for the country you are voting from. Televotes make up 50% of the result.

DOWNLOAD: The official Eurovision app for second screen info, easy voting, selfie layers and more!

Jury vote

Yesterday, during the second dress rehearsal or Jury Show, juries from the 18 participating countries along with Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom (3 of the 6 pre-qualified countries) cast their vote. Those votes count for 50% of the tonight's result for the second Semi-Final.

Voting will start as soon as the hosts announce that the lines are open.

Who is your favourite of this year's Eurovision Song Contest? Listen to the songs and let us know in the comments!