Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Details Page


For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are some details for 2016

Dates for 2016

Semi 1 : Tuesday 10 May 2016
Semi 2 : Thursday 12 May 2016
Final : Saturday 14 May 2016

The host are Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw. The venue is the Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden

On 22 April, Romania has been refused entry due to non payment of fees dating back to 2007, therefore they were withdrawn. However the Romanian's song is still on the official CD.

Final (14 May 2016)

* France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom goes to the Final direct (Big 5 countries) as well as 2015 winner Sweden.

  Country Song Artist Semi or Final directly
1 Belgium What's The Pressure Laura Tesoro Qualified from Semi Final 2
2 Czech Republic I Stand Gabriela GunčíkováQualified from Semi Final 1
3 The Netherlands Slow Down Douwe BobQualified from Semi Final 1
4 Azerbaijan Miracle SamraQualified from Semi Final 1
5 Hungary Pioneer FreddieQualified from Semi Final 1
6 Italy No Degree of Separation Francesca Michielin Final
7 Israel Made Of Stars Hovi Star Qualified from Semi Final 2
8 Bulgaria If Love Was A Crime Poli Genova Qualified from Semi Final 2
9 Sweden If I Were Sorry Frans Final
10 Germany Ghost Jamie-Lee Final
11 France J'ai Cherché Amir Final
12 Poland Color Of Your Life Michał Szpak Qualified from Semi Final 2
13 Australia Sound Of Silence Dami Im Qualified from Semi Final 2
14 Cyprus Alter Ego Minus OneQualified from Semi Final 1
15 Serbia Goodbye (Shelter) Sanja Vučić ZAA Qualified from Semi Final 2
16 Lithuania I've Been Waiting for This Night Donny Montell Qualified from Semi Final 2
17 Croatia Lighthouse Nina KraljićQualified from Semi Final 1
18 Russia You Are The Only One Sergey LazarevQualified from Semi Final 1
19 Spain Say Yay! Barei Final
20 Latvia Heartbeat Justs Qualified from Semi Final 2
21 Ukraine 1944 Jamala Qualified from Semi Final 2
22 Malta Walk On Water Ira LoscoQualified from Semi Final 1
23 Georgia Midnight Gold Nika Kocharov and Young Georgian Lolitaz Qualified from Semi Final 2
24 Austria Loin d'ici ZOËQualified from Semi Final 1
25 United Kingdom You're Not Alone Joe and Jake Final
26 Armenia LoveWave Iveta MukuchyanQualified from Semi Final 1

First semi final (10 May 2016)

  Country Song Artist Semi or Final directly
1 Finland Sing It Away SandhjaSemi Final 1
2 Greece Utopian Land ArgoSemi Final 1
3 Moldova Falling Stars Lidia IsacSemi Final 1
4 Hungary Pioneer FreddieQualified from Semi Final 1
5 Croatia Lighthouse Nina KraljićQualified from Semi Final 1
6 The Netherlands Slow Down Douwe BobQualified from Semi Final 1
7 Armenia LoveWave Iveta MukuchyanQualified from Semi Final 1
8 San Marino I Didn't Know SerhatSemi Final 1
9 Russia You Are The Only One Sergey LazarevQualified from Semi Final 1
10 Czech Republic I Stand Gabriela GunčíkováQualified from Semi Final 1
11 Cyprus Alter Ego Minus OneQualified from Semi Final 1
12 Austria Loin d'ici ZOËQualified from Semi Final 1
13 Estonia Play Jüri PootsmannSemi Final 1
14 Azerbaijan Miracle SamraQualified from Semi Final 1
15 Montenegro The Real Thing HighwaySemi Final 1
16 Iceland Hear Them Calling Greta SalómeSemi Final 1
17 Bosnia & Herzegovina Ljubav Je Dalal & Deen feat. Ana Rucner and JalaSemi Final 1
18 Malta Walk On Water Ira LoscoQualified from Semi Final 1

Second semi Final (12 May 2016)

  Country Artist Song Semi or Final directly
1 Latvia Heartbeat Justs Qualified from Semi Final 2
2 Poland Color Of Your Life Michał Szpak Qualified from Semi Final 2
3 Switzerland The Last Of Our Kind Rykka Semi Final 2
4 Israel Made Of Stars Hovi Star Qualified from Semi Final 2
5 Belarus Help You Fly IVAN Semi Final 2
6 Serbia Goodbye (Shelter) Sanja Vučić ZAA Qualified from Semi Final 2
7 Ireland Sunlight Nicky Byrne Semi Final 2
8 F.Y.R. Macedonia Dona Kaliopi Semi Final 2
9 Lithuania I've Been Waiting for This Night Donny Montell Qualified from Semi Final 2
10 Australia Sound Of Silence Dami Im Qualified from Semi Final 2
11 Slovenia Blue And Red ManuElla Semi Final 2
12 Bulgaria If Love Was A Crime Poli Genova Qualified from Semi Final 2
13 Denmark Soldiers Of Love Lighthouse X Semi Final 2
14 Ukraine 1944 Jamala Qualified from Semi Final 2
15 Norway Icebreaker Agnete Semi Final 2
16 Georgia Midnight Gold Nika Kocharov and Young Georgian Lolitaz Qualified from Semi Final 2
17 Albania Fairytale Eneda Tarifa Semi Final 2
18 Belgium What's The Pressure Laura Tesoro Qualified from Semi Final 2

Final (14 May 2016)

  Country Song Artist Semi or Final directly
1 France J'ai Cherché Amir Final
2 Germany Ghost Jamie-Lee Final
3 Italy No Degree of Separation Francesca Michielin Final
4 Spain Say Yay! Barei Final
5 United Kingdom You're Not Alone Joe and Jake Final
6 Sweden If I Were Sorry Frans Final

For the first time in many years, UK had a televised selection progress

It was broadcasted live on BBC4 from the 02 Forum Kentish Town. Presented by Mel Giedroyc.
Special Guest Måns Zelmerlöw singing his winning 2015 song, Heroes and Katrina singing her 1997 winning song, Love Shine a Light.
Guest judge, Carrie Grant, Jay Revell and Katrina
There was a tribute to Sir Terry Wogan who died earlier in the year.

The UK has chosen Joe and Jake with You're Not Alone.

  Song Artist  
1 When You Go Dulcima  
2 A Better Man Matthew James  
3 Until Tomorrow Darline  
4 Miracle Karl William Lund  
5 Shine a Little Light Bianca  
6 You're Not Alone Joe and Jake Winner

UK Viewers
Here were some of the Eurovision Specials (More when known)

All these are available on Sky and Freeview, others may be available with other providers.
Semi Final moves to BBC4 (HD)

Friday 26 February BBC4(HD) Eurovision You Decide
Tuesday 10 May BBC4(HD) 20:00 - 22:00 Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 1 LIVE
Thursday 12 May BBC4(HD) 20:00 - 22:00 Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 2 LIVE
Saturday 14 May BBC1(HD) 20:00 - 23:20 Eurovision Song Contest LIVE

The full jury score sheet can be downloaded from here, including the entries. Please click here for details.


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