Welcome to Dublin, Ireland. We are here for the very first time. After 7 consecutive entries, they finally won with song “Memories” by Nikki Kavanagh.
We are here at the 3 Arena, in Dublin, built on the site of the former Point Theatre which held host to Eurovision in 1994, 1995 and 1997.
Playing host to us are Nicky Bryne and Nadine Coyle.
As in NFAC 7, our host (Ireland) will performing during each semi final at the end of each playlist – however they are direct qualifers to the Grand Final, so you will not be able to vote for Ireland at this stage. But make sure you watch it whilst you count up all your votes. Votes for your top 10 (eurovision style 12, 10, 8-1 via DM on twitter @nfandrachansen)
So here are our semi finals. the top 10 in each semi final will qualify for our Grand Final along with Ireland.
Semi Final 1 (Playlist can be found here)
- Spain – Alaska Y Dinarama – Ni Tu Ni Nadie
- Macedonia – Aleksandar Tarabunov – Marija
- Ukraine – Anastasia Prikhodko – Action
- Israel – Judah Gavra – We’re Beautiful
- Albania – Rezarta Smaja – Me Rrembe
- Montenegro – Natasa Kojic Tasa – Oko Plavo
- Switzerland – Arbresha – Same Stars
- Latvia – Niko – One
- Poland – She Moans – Super Girl
- Estonia – Laura – Moonwalk
- Armenia – Razmik Amyan – My Love
- Moldova – Doinita Gherman – Energy
- Hungary – Kati Wolf – Ne Engedj El
- Belarus – Gunesh – I Believe In A Miracle
- Norway – Karin Park – Human Beings
- Bosnia & Herzegovina – Zabranjeno Pusenje – Agregat
- Belgium – Yass – Need You Tonight
- Netherlands –Nurlaila – Alsof Je Bij Me Bent
- Greece – Shaya – Sunshine
Ireland will perform as an interval act. – Nikki Kavanagh – Falling
Semi Final 2 (Playlist can be found here)
- Serbia – Danica Krstic – Suze Za Kraj
- Azerbaijan – Nigar Huseynova – I Still Believe
- Austria – Mary Broadcast Band – How Can You Ask Me?
- Denmark – Silas Holst & Kat – Come Come Run Away
- Finland – Ida Bois – Kumbaya
- Romania – Lara Lee – Superman
- Germany – Marie Marie – Cotton Candy Hurricane
- Iceland – Stefania Svavarsdottir – Augnablik
- Cyprus – Eva Diva – Come and Fight For Freedom
- France – Soundkail – Jeunes Solidaires
- Croatia – Danijela Martnovic – Za Tebe Rodena
- Russia – Aida & Timati – Fantasy
- Malta – Raquel – Stop Haunting Me
- Lithuania – Mia, Monika & Vaidas – Dangerous
- Slovenia – Leni – Najlepsi Dan
- Italy – Noemi – Sono Solo Parole
- Sweden – Salem Al Fakir – Keep On Walking
- Georgia – Niutone – Run Away
- United Kingdom – Sonia – A Little Love
Ireland will perform as an interval act – Nikki Kavanagh – Falling
Voting will close Wednesday 9th December at 8pm GMT.
Enjoy the show