Eurovision Song Contest 2012: Thursday's semi-final results complete Saturday's field
May 24 2012 06:20 pm CET

The 26-nation field is set for Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final as ten countries advanced from Thursday's Semi-Final in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Here are the ten countries that advanced, in the order they were announced:

Lithuania - Donny Montell - "Love is Blind"
Bosnia & Herzegovina - Maya Sar - "Korake ti Znam"
Serbia - Zeljko Joksimovic - "Nije Ljubav Stvar"
Ukraine - Gaitana - "Be My Guest"
Sweden - Loreen - "Euphoria"
FYR Macedonia - Kaliopi - "Crno i Belo"
Norway - Tooji - "Stay"
Estonia - Ott Lepland - "Ott Lepland"
Malta - Kurt Calleja - "This is the Night"
Turkey - Can Bonomo - "Love Me Back"

Following the announcement of the results, the advancing acts convened for a press conference where they drew their positions for Saturday's final. Host country Azerbaijan and the Big Five – France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom – as well as Tuesday's semi-finalists have already drawn their positions in the running order. Each country drew its place in the order of qualification announcement:

01 - United Kingdom
02 - Hungary
03 - Albania
04 - Lithuania
05 - Bosnia & Herzegovina
06 - Russia
07 - Iceland
08 - Cyprus
09 - France
10 - Italy
11 - Estonia
12 - Norway
13 - Azerbaijan
14 - Romania
15 - Denmark
16 - Greece
17 - Sweden
18 - Turkey
19 - Spain
20 - Germany
21 - Malta
22 - FYR Macedonia
23 - Ireland
24 - Serbia
25 - Ukraine
26 - Moldova

The Grand Final will be held on Saturday at 11:59pm AZST / 9:00pm CET / 3:00pm Eastern / Noon Pacific. . Be sure to join us for Live Coverage!



Mike McComb – TVLatest.com

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