Eurovision Song Contest: see the performances of the second semi-final here – Showbiz

In the second semifinals: Finland, Israel, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Malta, San Marino, Australia, Cyprus, Ireland, Northern Macedonia, Estonia, Romania, Poland, Montenegro, Belgium, Sweden and the Czech Republic.

In the final, which will also be held in Turin, 25 countries will compete: ten will be selected today, during the second semi-final, and another ten will be selected on Tuesday, in the first semi-final. The finals will be entered directly by five countries, the so-called “Big Five” (France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the host country Italy).

Portugal, Ukraine, Switzerland, Armenia, Iceland, Lithuania, Norway, Greece, Moldova and the Netherlands were selected for the first semi-final.

Singers Laura Pausini, MIKA and Italian TV presenter Alessandro Cattelan will present the semi-finals of the competition.

PRESENTATIONS FOR THE SECOND SEMIFINAL:

Finland: Rasmus – Jezebel

This year, Finland was represented by the band Rasmus, which became known in 2003 with the song In the Shadows. Surrounded by yellow, white and black balloons, the singer introduced herself to a yellow cloak, which she stripped off during the last leg of the performance.

Israel: Michael Ben David – IM

Dressed in the middle of the mirrors and in white, Michael Ben David began a Capella performance, but quickly transformed the arena into a huge dance floor.

Serbia: Konstrakta – In Corpore Sano

While washing his hands, the Serbian Konstrakta introduced the theme “In Corpore Sano”. On stage, the artist was followed by five “priests.”

Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustalli – Fade To Black

The first ballad of the second semifinal arrived with the voice of Nadir Rustamli. With the song “Fade To Black,” the singer warmed the hearts of the audience.

Georgia: Circus Mircus – Lock me up

Performing on stage at the Eurovision Song Contest, Circus Mircus invests in bold costumes inspired by circus arts.

Malta: Emma Muscat – I am what I am

Malta, which is investing in the pop song “I Am What I Am” this year, inspired the audience. During the performance, Emma Muscat walked and danced around the stage on Eurovision. As you might expect, fireworks were not left out.

San Marino: Achille Lauro – stripper

From pop to rock Achille Lauro brought his band to the Eurovision stage. Inspired by Måneskin’s victory, the singer showed all her courage in the theme of “Stripper”.

Australia: Sheldon Riley – Not the same

At the age of 23, Sheldon Riley debuted on the Eurovision stage with “Not The Same.” The outfit chosen by the Australian artist was one of the most talked about in the evening.

Cyprus: Andromache – He

Under the name of an artist derived from Greek mythology, Andromache performed the theme “He” inside a giant shell mounted in the center of the stage.

Ireland: Brooke – It’s rich

Singer-songwriter Brooke has been successful in recent years in the UK and Ireland. On the Eurovision stage, the artist performed the pop theme “That’s Rich” and featured four ballerinas.

Northern Macedonia: Andrea – Circles

Andrea is a newcomer to the pop world and decided to play her cards right away at the festivals. The artist presented the theme “Circles” on a blue-toned stage.

Estonia: Stefan – Hope

Stefan took his guitar to the stage of the Turin arena with an “old-school western” grip. In the television broadcast, the musician appealed to sepia-toned effects.

Romania: WRS – Llámame

“Llámamen” Latin and Balearic rhythms animate PalaOlimpic. On stage, the WRS was followed by four dancers and the audience acted as a choir and sang in one voice “hola, mi bebe-bé”.

Poland: Ochman River

For the Eurovision Song Contest, Ochman decided to combine opera and pop music.

Montenegro: Vladana – Breathe

After the break, Montenegro will return to the festivals. The country is represented by singer Vladana, who performed a magnificent halo on her back.

Belgium: Jérémie Makiese – Miss You

From the football field to the stage of Turin’s PalaOlimpico Arena, Jérémie Makiese performed the ballad “Miss You” and earned public acclaim.

Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer

Cornelia Jakobs sang “Hold Me Closer,” an anthem for broken hearts, and appealed to an intense performance with light, smoke, and creative camera shots.

Czech Republic: We Are Domi – lights off

The Czech We Are Dom was tasked with turning off the lights in the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest. With “Lights Off,” the band left the arena by leaps and bounds.

The second semi-final will also feature themes from the Big 5 countries of the UK, Spain and Germany.

Portugal will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest by Maro, who won the singing competition in March. Written and performed by MARO, “Saudade, Saudade” was the most voted song by both the regional jury and the audience in the final of the competition.

Italy won the right to organize the Eurovision Song Contest this year after winning the 2021 competition in the Netherlands with the song “Zitti e buoni” performed by Måneskin.

Portugal participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1964, but failed five times (in 1970, 2000, 2002, 2013 and 2016). In 2004-2007, inclusive, and in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2019, Portugal did not make it to the finals.

Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first and only time in 2017 with the song “Amar aos dois” performed by Salvador Sobral and composed by Luísa Sobral. After the victory, Lisbon will host the competition the following year.

In 2021, Portugal participated in the Eurovision Song Contest with a song “Love is on my side” composed by Tatanka and performed by The Black Mamba, which won 12th place in the competition. Italy won the competition last year with the song “Zitti e buoni” performed by Måneskin.

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