Russia’s Samoilova out of Eurovision finals

Russia’s Samoilova out of Eurovision finals

Russian contestant Yulia Samoilova failed to make it into the final of the Eurovision song contest during the second semifinal, held in Lisbon on Thursday night.

The Russian contestant was not included into the list of ten finalists, whose names were announced at the end of the show at the Altice arena in the Portuguese capital: Austria, Estonia, Cyprus, Lithuania, Israel, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania, Finland and Ireland. 

Spain, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and host country Portugal will also perform in the Grand Final.