The first semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight live from Stockholm, Sweden.
18 countries are taking to the stage tonight all hoping to make it through to the Grand Final on Saturday night. From Azerbaijan to Iceland Europe will be watching to decide who the 10 finalists will be, who will be closer to Eurovision glory and who will be left behind.
How to make the most of our coverage:
The running order for the show is 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 & Jala – Ljubav je
- Malta – Ira Losco – Walk on Water
Throughout the day we will be bringing you articles about the show as well as special build up to the show from across Stockholm.