Russian, Azerbaijani and Ukrainian contestants proceed into Eurovision final
Russia’s Eurovision contestant Manizha, Azerbaijan’s Eurovision contestant Samira Efendi and Ukraine's group Go_A have made it into the final of the Eurovision-2021 song contest in Rotterdam during the first semifinal of the event, which took place at the Ahoy Arena on Tuesday night.
Other contestants that proceeded into the final represent Norway, Israel, Malta, Lithuania, Cyprus, Sweden and Belgium.
The second semifinal, to select the other group of 10 finalists, will take place on May 20.
The final is scheduled for May 22. Apart from the 20 contestants selected during semifinals, it will also include the ‘Big Five’: France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Last year’s winner, the Netherlands, is also automatically through to the final.