Eurovision 2021: Watch Tonight Live From Rotterdam The 1st Semi Final Show

Eurovision 2021: Watch Tonight Live From Rotterdam The 1st Semi Final Show
Tuesday, 18 May 2021

  • Rotterdam is making it happen as the First Semi final Live Show of the 65th Eurovision Song Contest is set to hit the screen this evening at 21:00 CEST. 

    Everything it ready in Rotterdam Ahoy for the 1st Semi final show to take place in the arena featuring 16 competing acts that will perform before an audience of 3500 people and the show aired across the globe at 21:00 CET. 

    After a full week of rehearsals and following last night Jury Show that determined 50% of the result that will see 10 out of 16 acts qualify to Saturday's Grand Final show, the rest 50% of the outcome will be influenced by the public vote held tonight during the 1st semi final live show. Only the 16 participating countries and 3 of the 6 pre-qualified countries (ItalyGermany and hosts The Netherlands) have voting rights in this semi-final.

    Once all performances are over the lines for the public to vote will open in order to cast their votes. In addition, the audience will be able to cast its vote through the official Eurovision app. With today's public voing added to last day's national juries results the 10 qualifiers will be determined.

    The stage will be graced tonight with presence of 16 fabulous acts which will appear in the following running order: 

    1. Lithuania – The Roop (Discoteque)
    2. Slovenia – Ana Soklic (Amen)
    3. Russia – Manizha (Russian Woman)
    4. Sweden – Tusse  (Voices)
    5. Αustralia – Montaigne (Technicolour)
    6. North Macedonia – Vasil  (Here I Stand)
    7. Ireland – Lesley Roy (Maps)
    8. Cyprus – Elena Tsagrinou  (El Diablo)
    9. Norway – TIX (Fallen Angel)
    10. Croatia – Albina  (Tick – Tock)
    11. Belgium – Hooverphonic (The Wrong Place)
    12. Israel – Eden Alene (Set Me Free)
    13. Romania – Roxen (Amnesia)
    14. Azerbaijan – Efendi (Mata Hari)
    15. Ukraine – Go_A (Shum) 
    16. Malta – Destiny (Je Me Casse)



    How to Watch

    The first semi-final of Eurovision 2021 will hit the screen  at 21:00 CEST. You can watch the show either via the national broadcasters of the participating nations or via the live stream on and the official Eurovision YouTube channel.

    Take a look at the official 1st semi final songs recap: