Eurovision 2017 Semi-Finals
As we gear up for the biggest music extravaganza on the planet, the Eurovision semi-finals return on BBC Four – presented by the hilarious Mel Giedroyc and Scott Mills.
In semi-final one, the first group of countries compete for a place in Saturday’s Grand Final. Viewers in the United Kingdom are able to vote for their favourite acts in this first semi-final, once all the performances are complete.
The 18 countries competing are: Sweden, Georgia, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Montenegro, Finland, Azerbaijan, Portugal, Greece, Poland, Moldova, Iceland, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Armenia, Slovenia, Latvia.
In this first semi-final, viewers at home will get the chance to have a sneak peek of UK entry Lucie Jones performing her song Never Give Up On You on the Eurovision stage for the very first time.
Viewers will also get the chance to hear from Lucie as she comes on to the show to talk about all her preparations for the big final. And there will be a special interview from 2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner Emmelie de Forest, who co-wrote Lucie’s song.