The final of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place on May 22 in Rotterdam. 26 performers from around the world will fight for the victory.
Following the results of two semi-final performances, performers from Belgium, Cyprus, Israel, Albania, Russia, Malta, Portugal, Great Britain, Serbia, Greece, Ukraine, Switzerland, Spain, Iceland, Moldova, Germany, Bulgaria, Finland, Lithuania will present their programs in the final concert , France, Norway, Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy and San Marino.
The second semi-final made some adjustments to the predictions of the ubiquitous bookmakers. According to the current odds, France or Italy will win, with Malta coming in third. The rating is available on Euroinvision.com.
The fifth number will be performed by a representative of Russia – a singer of Tajik origin Manizha (song Russian Woman). According to the bookmakers’ forecasts, taking into account the results of the second semi-final, her chances of winning have significantly decreased, she is tipped only 15th place.
Icelandic officials will not be able to enter the Ahoy stage as one of their team members tested positive for COVID-19. However, participation in the competition has not been canceled – viewers will be able to see the recording of the dress rehearsal of the performance and rate it as usual. Another participant, for a similar reason, is forced to refuse full-time attendance at the show – Duncan Lawrence, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, who also tested positive for coronavirus.