I've only seen the second semi once in the first run through. There's a few wobbly camera angles which I'm sure will be ironed out, namely in Albania and Malta, Petra was struggling a bit but again I'm sure it will be fine tonight. Horrific frock though and maybe a presenter will win the Barbara Dex award this year.
The opening sequence is amazing, better described elsewhere here on the blog and I didn't see the interval act.
So the 17 songs.... This one is hard to call....
It's a fun opener and come up a bit but I still think its out
Still big and dramatic, trying too hard, borderline
Lozano looks great without glasses, better today, borderline
He's nervous but will be ok tonight, totally works, in
Mad and fun, totally works, in
Coming after the break and Finland doesn't help, he looks a bit lost, mmm I hope I'm wrong but they are borderline now for me
Still not working for me, out
Vocally great but it's borderline for me
Powerful as hell, I think she may just squeeze in, pardon the pun
This was terrible in this run through, no
Very sweet but probably forgettable
Always votes for good rock, in
Tick tick tick, in
Another one taking his glasses off, borderline
Please Eurovision gods, don't let drunks at parties let this qualify
Easier to do the definate non qualifiers here first....
Then the definite qualifiers....
So the remaining six places with nine fighting....
I'm more certain about Albania for the rock votes and Malta, he is still charming and so is the song. Finland has the slickly done fun, so yes just in...
So three from San Marino, Macedonia, Iceland, Israel, Hungary and Switzerland
The two ballads Iceland and Israel, mmm I think Israel just nudges the old fashioned Iceland out.
I think San Marino will just make it from that draw.
Same with Macedonia as its the only thing like it
So just missing out Hungary and Switzerland
So my serviette of doom in certainty order..