Order and line-up of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023

After an incredible second semi-final, the 26 countries competed euro visionThe grand finale has been confirmed.

The second semi-final round of the Eurovision Song Contest took place in Liverpool on Thursday evening (May 11). Ten countries advanced to the grand finals on Saturday (May 13).

These countries are: Cyprus, Estonia, Belgium, Albania, Lithuania, Poland, Austria, Australia, Armenia and Slovenia.

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Greece, Denmark, San Marino, Georgia and Iceland did not make it further.

These 10 winners join those of the first semi-final (which took place on Tuesday 9th May): Croatia, Moldova, Switzerland, Finland, Czech Republic, Israel, Portugal, Sweden, Serbia and Norway.

These 20 countries will take on last year’s winners, Ukraine, along with the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Italy and France on Saturday (13 May). The Big Five automatically qualify for the grand finals based on their financial contributions to the event.

The order for the grand final on Saturday is as follows:

1. Austria | Teya & Salena – Who the hell is Edgar?

2. Portugal | Mimicat – Ai Coração

3. Switzerland | Remo Forrer – Water Pistol

4. Poland | Blanka – Solo

5. Serbia | Luke Black – Samo Mi Se Spava

6. France: La Zarra – Evidemment

7. Cyprus | Andrew Lambrou – Break A Broken Heart

8. Spain: Blanca Paloma – Eaea

9. Sweden | Loreen – tattoo

10. Albania | Albina and the Kelmendi family – Duje

11 Italy: Marco Mengoni – Due Vite

12. Estonia | Alika – Bridges

13. Finland | Käärijä – Cha Cha Cha

14. Czech Republic | Vesna – My sister’s crown

15. Australia | Voyager promise

16. Belgium | Gustav – Because of you

17. Armenia | Brunette – future lover

18. Moldova | Pasha Parfeni – Soarele şi Luna

19. Ukraine: TVORCHI – heart of steel

20. Norway | Alessandra – Queen of Kings

21 Germany: Lord of the Lost – Blood & Glitter

22. Lithuania | Monika Linkytė – Stay

23. Israel | Noa Kirel – Unicorn

24. Slovenia | Joker Out – Carpe Diem

25. Croatia | Let 3 – Mama ŠČ!

26. UK: Mae Muller – I Wrote A Song

Slovenian contestant Joker Out celebrates reaching the final of the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena


Thursday’s show was hosted by the trio of presenters: Britain’s Got Talent Star Alesha Dixon, Ukrainian singer Julia Sanina and Hannah Waddingham.

After before wowed fans with her “surreal” singingWaddingham once once again impressed viewers as she demonstrated her fluent French when reading the contest voting rolls that have undergo a major change for 2023.

“Honestly, Hannah, I could listen to you all night,” Dixon said after the crowd’s cheers had died down.

The Ted Lasso star replied: “My French teacher would be so proud!”

Thursday’s winners included Australia’s entry, prog rock band Voyager.

Hannah Waddingham at the Eurovision Semifinals


The self-confessed die-hard Eurovision fans have come close to representing Australia twice before but have only now secured their prestigious place in the competition. You can read all about it Voyager at our Q&A with the band here.

Saturday’s grand final starts at 8pm and will be broadcast on BBC One. you can find out All information on how to follow the event – commented by Rylan and Scott Mills – here.

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing emma@ustimespost.com.

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