Eurovision 2022: The First Semi-Final Qualifiers

Eurovision 2022: The First Semi-Final Qualifiers
Wednesday, 11 May 2022

  • The First Semi Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 took place this evening at Pala Olimpico in Turin determining the first ten qualifiers for this year's Grand final show. 

    After months of national selections and preparations and following a week of rehearsals in Turin the first semi final live show was held tonight selecting the first ten acts that made it through to the final show. 

    The 17 competing acts took the stage and performed their entries  live on air by the audience, with the viewers in the competing countries and those of France and Italy been able to cast their vote to determine the rest 50% of the results. 

    While last evening's jury votes counted as the 50% of the score, the rest 50% was deteremined tonight by the public vote during the semi final 1 live show, which was host be the trio  Laura Pausini, Alessandro Cattelan and Mika.



    The competing performances

    Here are this evening's performances in the running order they appeared on stage: 


    1.Albania: Ronela Hajati - Sekret


    2.Latvia : Citi Zeni - Eat your salad


    3.Lithuania: Monika Liu - Sentimentai


    4.Switzerland: Marius Bear - Boys Do Cry


    5.Slovenia: LPS - Disko


    6.Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra - Stefania


    7.Bulgaria - Intelligent Music Project - Intention


    8.Netherlands : S10 - De Diepte


    9.Moldova: Zdob și Zdub & Frații Advahov - Trenulețul



    10.Portugal: Maro - Saudade Saudade


    11.Croatia: Mia Dimsic - Guilty Pleasure


    12.Denmark: Reddi - The show


    13.Austria: Dj Lumix & Pia Maria - Halo


    14.Iceland: Systur - Með Hækkandi Sól


    15.Greece: Amande Tenfjord - Die Together


    16.Norway: Subwoolfer - Give that wold a banana


    17.Armenia: Rosa Linn - Snap


    Before the voting results were announced Diodato featured the show as interval act with his song 'Fai Rumore' , the song that was set to represent Italy in Eurovision 2020 which was sadly cancelled.


    The 10 Qualifiers

    The 10 countries that made it to the final and will be advancing to Saturday's Grand final are: 

    Semi final1 qualifieras