With the Grand Final coming to the end. We finally got the split results of the two semi-finals that took place on Tuesday and Thursday. As a reminder, the Semi-Finals have undergone changes, which meant that the qualifiers were solely
Semi Final 1 points breakdown.
It was revaled the Finland won the 1st Semi-Final, with a 42 point lead with 2023 winner Loreen. Latvia were close to qualifying for the final, as they place 11th with 34 points, just 3 points shy away from Serbia which was 10th place with 37 points.
|1||Norway||Alessandra||“Queen of Kings”||102||6th|
|2||Malta||The Buskers||“Dance (Our Own Party)”||3||15th|
|3||Serbia||Luke Black||“Samo Mi Se Spava”|
(Само ми се спава)
|6||Ireland||Wild Youth||“We Are One”||10||12th|
|7||Croatia||Let 3||“Mama ŠČ!”||76||8th|
|10||Moldova||Pasha Parfeni||“Soarele și luna”||109||5th|
|12||Azerbaijan||TuralTuranX||“Tell Me More”||4||14th|
|13||Czechia||Vesna||“My Sister’s Crown”||110||4th|
|14||The Netherlands||Mia & Dion||“Burning Daylight”||7||13th|
|15||Finland||Käärijä||“Cha Cha Cha”||177||1st|
Semi Final 2 points breakdown.
Australia won the 2nd Semi-Final with a 12 point lead against Austria. The gap between the 10th and 11th was 30 points (74 vs 44), and two countries (Romania & San Marino) scored nil points in the Semi-Final.
|1||Denmark||Reiley||Breaking My Heart||6||14th|
|3||Romania||Theodor||D.G.T. (Off and On)||0||16th*|
|5||Belgium||Gustaph||Because of You||90||8th|
|6||Cyprus||Andrew Lambrou||Break a Broken Heart||94||7th|
|8||Greece||Victor Vernicos||What They Say||14||13th|
|10||Slovenia||Joker Out||Carpe Diem||103||5th|
|12||San Marino||Piqued Jacks||Like an Animal||0||15th*|
|13||Austria||Teya & Salena||Who the Hell is Edgar||137||2nd|
|14||Albania||Albina & Familja Kelmendi||Duje||83||9th|
More detailed information (such as the Jurors for the final, as well as the breakdown of the 12 points) can be found on the Official Eurovision Website.
What we know about Eurovision 2023
Although Ukraine won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, due to the ongoing Russian invasion they are unable to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. Instead, the United Kingdom stepped in, as 2022’s runner-up; Liverpool will host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest on the 9th, 11th, and 13th of May 2023. The contest will take place at the M&S Arena, with 37 countries taking part. The full production team behind the 2023 contest is listed here. The contest is a co-production between host broadcaster the BBC and last year’s winning broadcaster, Suspilne.
Alesha Dixon, Julia Sanina and Hannah Waddingham hosted the semi-finals, with Graham Norton joining the presenting team for the grand final.
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News Source: EBU
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