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ESC: Starting order, news, presenters and odds

ESC: Starting order, news, presenters and odds

Eurovision week has begun, and tonight the first semi-final will take place in Liverpool. Sweden’s Lorraine started 11th out of 15 with her win for “Tattoo”.

MI summarizes the facts and news at this year’s ESC.

the odds

According to the combined odds of ESC 2023, Sweden has a 43% chance of winning this year’s competition. Finland’s popularity Ha ha ha with my dear Coming into the same list in second place with a 22% chance of winning then follows the contributions of France and Ukraine with a 7% chance of winning each. But we will of course only know if the predictions are correct late on Saturday, when the final match is decided.


Prior to that, the semi-finals will also take place on Thursday, and then 16 entries will compete (starting order in the article below).

In the final, 26 nations competed, six of which qualified directly: France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain and last year’s winner Ukraine.

The competition takes place at the Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool.

the manager of the program

This year’s presenter is the artist Alesha Dixon (Ex-Mis-Teeq member) Actor Hannah Waddingham (game of thronesAnd Ted Lasso) and Ukrainian artist Julia Senina. During the final he also joins Graham NortonKnown for his talk show among other things The Graham Norton Show.

In Sweden, the broadcast at SVT was commented on by Edward Celine and at Radio Sweden P4 by Carolina Noreen. All SVT broadcasts begin at 9 p.m.

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During the competitions we will be treated to opening and separating acts with Rita Ora and Alyosha (competed for Ukraine at ESC 2010) and Rebecca Ferguson (British artist) as well as singer Julia Snina from the Ukrainian musical group The Hardkiss.

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This year’s news includes that viewers from non-participating countries will be able to vote in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time. For them, voting takes place online and together they have as much power over the outcome as any participating country.

Also new this year is that only TV viewers are allowed to vote in the semi-finals.

The points of the Swedish jury will be left in the final Farah Abadi who hosted Melodifestivalen with Jesper Rönndahl earlier this year.

Semi-final 1 starting order:

Norway: Alessandra – “Queen of Kings”

Malta: The Busker – “Dance (Our Own Party)”

Serbia: Luke Black – “Samo mi se spava”

Latvia: Surprising Lights – “Aijā”

Portugal: Mimicat – “Ai Coração”

Ireland: Wild Youth – “We Are One”

Croatia: Let 3 – “Mama ŠČ!”

Switzerland: Remo Forrer – “Watergun”

Israel: Noa Kirill – “Unicorn”

Moldova: Pasha Parfeny – Soarele și Luna

Sweden: Lorraine – “Tattoo”

Azerbaijan: TuralTuranX – “Tell me more”

Czech Republic: Vesna – “My Sister’s Crown”

Holland: Mia Nicolai and Dionne Cooper – “Burning daylight”

Finland: Käärijä – “Cha Cha Cha Cha”

Semi-final 2 starting order:

Denmark: Riley – “Breaking My Heart”

Armenia: Brunette – “Future Lover”

Romania: Tudor Andre – “DGT (Off and On)”

Estonia: Alika – “Bridges”

Belgium: Gustave – “Because of You”

Cyprus: Andrew Lambrou – “Break A Broken Heart”

Iceland: Dilja – “power”

Greece: Victor Vernicos – “What They Say”

Poland: Blanka – “Solo”

Slovenia: Joker Out – “Carpe Diem”

Georgia: Iru – “Echo”

San Marino: Annoyed Cranes – “Like an Animal”

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Austria: Tia & Salina – “Who the Hell is Edgar?”

Albania: Albina & Familja Kelmendi – “Duje”

Lithuania: Monika Linkytė – “Stay”

Australia: Voyager – “Promise”

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