Estonia and Belgium are by means of to the ultimate of the Eurovision Track Contest in Liverpool on Saturday. Each international locations obtained sufficient votes from the general public throughout the second semi-final.
In whole, it was sixteen international locations’ activate Thursday. Albania, Cyprus, Austria, Lithuania, Poland, Australia, Armenia and Slovenia additionally scored one of many final ten remaining tickets.
With the qualification of singer ALIKA from Estonia and Joker Out from Slovenia, the ultimate has a Dutch contact. She made ALIKA’s tune Bridges along with the Dutch songwriter and producer Wouter Hardy and the guitarist of Joker Out is half Dutch. Hardy beforehand co-wrote Duncan Lawrence’s tune Arcade. Hardy additionally waved the Swiss flag in Rotterdam final 12 months after making the tune Tout l’Univers for singer Gjon’s Tears. That reached third place.
The Dutch can even cheer for one more compatriot on Saturday. Finland went by means of within the first semi-final on Tuesday. The Dutch Jesse Wijnans dances with Käärijä on stage.
Sweden, Croatia, Moldova, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Israel, Portugal, Serbia and Norway additionally obtained sufficient votes from the general public throughout the first semi-final. The Dutch duo Mia Nicolai and Dion Cooper dropped out. It’s the first time since 2015 that the Netherlands has not certified.
26 international locations will take part within the remaining on Saturday. Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Nice Britain, the so-called ‘huge 5’, along with the reigning champion Ukraine, have been already assured of a spot within the remaining.