LIVE: Eurovision 2016 – Semi-Final 1

It’s finally here! Tonight, the first semi-final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest takes place in the Globen Arena in Stockholm, Sweden; and ESCBubble will be covering the event here live!

Andy and Jan will be live-blogging the entire show here, and you can check out their reactions to all 18 of tonight’s competing countries. Only 10 songs will make it to the Grand Final on Saturday, determined by a combination of televotes during tonight’s live show, and points from the various juries that watched the jury show yesterday evening.

Tonight’s competing countries and songs are as follows:

Finland:
Sandhja – “Sing It Away”
Greece:
Argo – “Utopian Land”
Moldova:
Lidia Isac – “Falling Stars”
Hungary:
Freddie – “Pioneer”
Croatia:
Nina Kraljić – “Lighthouse”
The Netherlands:
Douwe Bob – “Slow Down”
Armenia:
Iveta Mukuchyan – “LoveWave”
San Marino:
Serhat – “I Didn’t Know”
Russia:
Sergey Lazarev – “You Are the Only One”
Czech Republic:
Gabriela Gunčíková – “I Stand
Cyprus:
Minus One – “Alter Ego”
Austria:
Zoë – “Loin d’ici”
Estonia:
Jüri Pootsmann – “Play”
Azerbaijan:
Samra – “Miracle”
Montenegro:
Highway – “The Real Thing”
Iceland:
Greta Salóme – “Hear Them Calling”
Bosnia & Herzegovina:
Dalal & Deen feat. Ana Rucner and Jala – “Ljubav je”
Malta:
Ira Losco – “Walk on Water”

You can watch the show from 21:00CET on television in competing countries, on YouTube or via the Official Eurovision website!

Follow our live blog below when the show starts!

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1 Comment
  1. Maclaren says

    Andy, darling, get lost. Sergey is winning and your continuous denial of this simple fact starts impacting your credibility

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