Greece’s Katerina Duska’s performance had her dressed in pink surrounded by fencers and acrobats, while Australia’s Kate Miller-Heidke spun on a stick while singing.
Both women managed to make it to the 10 qualifiers from the 1st Semi-Final of Eurovision 2019. Tamta also made the finals, representing Cyprus.
Another surprise was San Marino’s Serhat who secured his small state’s second appearance at the finals.
Portugal, a favourite, failed to make it through to the finals.
The songs that made it were:
Belarus: ZENA with “Like It”
Serbia: Nevena Bozovic with “Kruna”
Cyprus: Tamta with “Replay”
Estonia: Victor Crone with “Storm”
Czech Republic: Lake Malawi with “Friend Of A Friend”
Australia: Kate Miller-Heidke with “Zero Gravity”
Iceland: Hatari with “Hatrið mun sigra”
San Marino: Serhat with “Say Na Na Na”
Slovenia: Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl with “Sebi”
The songs that did not make it through to the finals, were:
Portugal: Conan Osiris with “Telemoveis”
Hungary: Joci Pápai with “Az én apám”
Belgium: Eliot with “Wake Up”
Poland: Tulia with “Fire of Love”
Georgia: Oto Nemsadze with “Keep On Going”
Finland: Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman with “Look Away”
Montenegro: D Mol with “Heaven”