The final night of the Eurovision Song Contest before the big finale took place in Kiev tonight to establish which of the remaining acts who had not yet performed would pass through to the final and battle it out for Eurovision Song Contest winners of 2017. With the big 5 already qualified for the final, as well as last years winners Ukraine, here is the list of those who did and didn’t qualify for the final on Saturday.
Nathan Trent – Running on Air
Naviband – Story of My Life
Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess
Jacques Houdek – My Friend
Anja – Where I Am
Koit Toome & Laura – Verona
Jana Burčeska – Dance Alone
Joci Pápai – Origo
Brendan Murray – Dying to Try
IMRI – I Feel Alive
Fusedmarc – Rain of Revolution
Claudia Faniello – Breathlessly
JOWST feat. Aleksander Walmann – Grab The Moment
Ilinca feat. Alex Florea – Yodel It!
Julia Samoylova – Flame Is Burning*
Valentina Monetta & Jimmie Wilson – Spirit of the Night
Tijana Bogićević – In Too Deep
Timebelle – Apollo
OG3NE – Lights & Shadows
So that’s it! This year’s line up for the Eurovision final has been set and now we wait to see who are this year’s winners. Let the Eurovision Song Contest begin!
You can find out how and where to view via the Eurovision website via the link below. You may also catch up on behind the scenes, view more about the artists and their songs, and buy the official Eurovision album for this year, plus a lot more!
The first semi-final will be hosted live on Tuesday, 9th May.
The second semi-final will be hosted live on Thursday, 11th May.
The grand final will be hosted live on Saturday, 13th May.
Check the Eurovision website to see where you can watch the biggest party in Europe on the night!
Please note: All reviews and predictions are all strictly down to opinion. The voting happens live during the events and any predictions that are correct is down to pure coincidence.
*Russia’s participation was forfeited this year due to Ukrainian laws. Although the EBU and the Eurovision’s views do not condone these events, Ukrainian laws are respected. Russia was offered a live satellite performance but instead, they won’t be participating in this year’s competition. You can read the official statement from the EBU by clicking here.