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Eurovision 2015: Semi-final 2
VIENNA 2015

Tonight: ESC 2015 Semi-final 2

Tonight the second Semi-final will find the last 10 qualifiers for Saturday's Grand Final. 17 songs will be performed live from Vienna. Have a look at all the details, songs and what to expect from tonight's Semi-final 2

We already know the first 17 songs qualified for the Grand Final on Saturday. Tonight the second Semi-final will find the last 10 qualifiers.

17 songs will compete, only 10 will qualify to Saturday's Grand Final. The show starts at 21:00 CET, live from Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria. Hosts are Alice Tumler, Mirjam Weichelbraun and Arabella Kiesbauer. On Saturday the Grand Final kicks off with 27 songs.

Lineup Semi-final 2

LithuaniaThis TimeMonika & VaidasMonika & Vaidas#LTU
IrelandPlaying With NumbersMolly SterlingMolly Sterling#IRL
San MarinoChain Of LightsMichele Perniola & Anita SimonciniMichele Perniola & Anita Simoncini#SMR
MontenegroAdioKnezKnez#MNE
MaltaWarriorAmberAmber#MLT
NorwayA Monster Like MeMørland & Debrah ScarlettMørland & Debrah Scarlett#NOR
PortugalHá um mar que nos SeparaLeonor AndradeLeonor Andrade#POR
Czech RepublicHope Never DiesMarta Jandová & Václav Noid BártaMarta Jandová & Václav Noid Bárta#CZE
IsraelGolden BoyNadav GuedjNadav Guedj#ISR
LatviaLove InjectedAminata SavadogoAminata Savadogo#LAT
AzerbaijanHour Of The WolfElnur HüseynovElnur Hüseynov#AZE
IcelandUnbrokenMaría ÓlafsdóttirMaría Ólafsdóttir#ISL
SwedenHeroesMåns ZelmerlöwMåns Zelmerlöw#SWE
SwitzerlandTime To ShineMélanie RenéMélanie René#SUI
CyprusOne Thing I Should Have DoneJohn KarayiannisJohn Karayiannis#CYP
SloveniaHere for YouMaraayaMaraaya#SLO
PolandIn The Name Of LoveMonika KuszyńskaMonika Kuszyńska#POL

Opening & Interval

The show begins without any big opening act, but with a short look back on what happened in Semi-final 1. The green room is placed in the back of the Arena, with an isle though the audience up to the stage. Each of the contestants in Semi-final 2 are introduced by Conchita, and they walk from the green room up to the stage. The three hosts talks about the voting procedure in English and French. And now it's time for the first song on stage: Lithuania.

After a quick recap of all the songs, the voting lines are open. Conchita chats with some of the contestants. There's a video about some famous Austrians and how much Eurovision has been influenced by Austrians

Voting

  • The 10 songs with most points will qualify to the Grand Final
  • Each of the 17 countries participating in Semi-final 2 will vote
  • The pre-qualified countries Australia, Germany, Italy and United Kingdom will broadcast and vote in Semi-final 2
  • Each country gives 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10 and 12 points
  • The voting will not be revealed before the Grand Final has finished on Saturday
  • Only the 10 qualified songs will be revealed in random order
  • Televoters and national juries have 50/50 weight in the voting
  • The national juries voted yesterday evening (Wednesday, 20 May) based on the second dress-rehearsal

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