VIENNA — Tonight in the first show of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast live from the Wiener Stadthalle, 16 countries took part in the first Semi-final in order to qualify for the 10 places available in Saturday’s final. Armenia’s Genealogy group performing “Face The Shadow” has qualified to the finals along with: Albania, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Greece, Estonia, Georgia, Serbia, Belgium.
The result was determined by way of a 50/50 split between national expert juries and televoting. The combined scores created the final outcome. In yesterday’s Jury Final, the expert juries already determined their votes for the first Semi-Final by watching the live performances. Televoting took place tonight during the live show.
The Grand Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Saturday the 23rd of May.