Ten national acts have qualified for Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest final after coming through Wednesday’s semi-final stage.

Albania, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Greece, Iceland, Moldova, Portugal, Russia and Serbia all reached the final following a vote split between the public and expert juries.

The second semi-final takes place on Thursday night with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Georgia, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine all bidding for a place in Saturday’s 25-nation final in Oslo.

Hosts and holders Norway have already qualified alongside France, Germany, Spain and the UK, the latter four due to their large TV audiences. Italy still refuses to participate meanwhile.

Flying the British flag this year is Josh Dubovie, singing the Pete Waterman and Mike Stock-penned track That Sounds Good to Me.

More than 100 million people are expected to watch the Eurovision final on Saturday.

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Ten national acts join Norway, France, Germany, Spain and UK in final of Eurovision Song Contest ahead of second semi

Ten national acts have qualified for Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest final after coming through Wednesday’s semi-final stage.

Albania, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Greece, Iceland, Moldova, Portugal, Russia and Serbia all reached the final following a vote split between the public and expert juries.

The second semi-final takes place on Thursday night with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Georgia, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine all bidding for a place in Saturday’s 25-nation final in Oslo.

Hosts and holders Norway have already qualified alongside France, Germany, Spain and the UK, the latter four due to their large TV audiences. Italy still refuses to participate meanwhile.

Flying the British flag this year is Josh Dubovie, singing the Pete Waterman and Mike Stock-penned track That Sounds Good to Me.

More than 100 million people are expected to watch the Eurovision final on Saturday.

Read the article on InTheNews.co.uk

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