Hosted by Pernilla Mansson Colt and supervised by Martin Osterdahl (SVT Executive Producer) and Jon Ola Sand (EBU -Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest ) the draw took place in the beautiful Old City Hall in Malmo
First Semi Final
Second Semi Final
Step 2 – Was to determine what Semi Final each country would be performing in and which half of their semi final they will be allocated to. As we advised you the exact running order will be determined after all songs are submitted to the EBU
First Semi Final (First Half of the show) – May 14th
- The Netherlands
First Semi Final (Second Half of the show)
Then came Semi Final 2 – May 16th
Second Semi Final (First Half of the show)
- San Marino
- FYR Macedonia
Second Semi Final (Second Half of the show)
16 Countries will compete in Semi Final 1 and 17 will compete in Semi Final 2 with The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Sweden automatically qualifying for the Grand Final.
We will have an analysis of the running order later to see if any pre contest predictions can be made.
Source – Eurovision.tv/EBU