Despite the ongoing dispute over Russia’s participation, the EBU plowed ahead and released the producer-decided running order for semi-finals 1 and 2.
This is where the fog begins to clear, as the producers will have noted which nations are making an effort and which songs should probably be culled in favour of better versions from the same genre.
- Czech Republic
- FYR Macedonia
- The Netherlands
- San Marino
We’ll have some analysis up next week after the first few pre-concerts. In the meantime, feel free to share your views below.