Eurovision 2008 Semi-final 1 Results

Semi-final 1 Scoreboard

Eurovision Song Contest 2008 Semi-final 1

Eurovision Song Contest 2008 Semi-final 1 result: Greece got 156 points and won Semi-final 1 with the song "Secret Combination" performed by Kalomira

Eurovision 2008 Results: Voting & Points

Date: Tuesday 20 May 2008
Location: Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia
Broadcaster: RTS
Hosts: Jovana Janković & Željko Joksimović
Slogan: Confluence of Sound

Qualification: The best 10 songs qualified for the Grand Final

Voting: 9 best televoting songs + 1 best jury song (which was not among the 9 televoting songs) qualified for the Grand Final. All countries participating in Semi-final 1 voted, along with the pre-qualified countries Germany and Spain

Opening act: Video killed a radio star performance
Interval act: Slobodan Trkulja, Metropole Orkest, Balkanopolis, Novak Djokovic

Did you know... The largest number of nations to take part was 43 in 2008, 2011 and 2018

Did you know... In 2008 Russia won the Grand Final with the song "Believe", but only came third in their semi-final

Did you know... Three of the songs sent to Eurovision have been in made up languages. Two of these entries have come from Belgium: Sanomi (2003) and O Julissi (2008); and one from the Netherlands: Amambanda (2006)

Did you know... There have been five barefoot winners in Eurovision history: Sandie Shaw (1967), Sertab Erener (2003), Dima Bilan (2008), Loreen (2012 & 2023) and Emmelie De Forest (2013)

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