PREVIEW: Eurovision Song Contest 2017 semi final 2

WHEN?: 11/5

WHERE: BBC 8pm (link below)

We’ll be throwing our support behind Estonia here, with France, Germany and Ukraine voting of the countries already qualified for the final. Rehearsals started 30/4 and we’ve been updating our semi 2 predictions to reflect them as they progress. Here’s our thoughts on the 18 entries vying for 10 final slots.

  • Who’s through and who’s on the 1st plane out of Kiev? Read on for our semi 2 predictions

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PREVIEW: Eurovision Song Contest 2017 semi final 1

WHEN?: 9/5/17

WHERE: BBC 8pm (link below)

The UK, along with Italy and Spain, vote in this first semi final. Rehearsals started 30/4 and we’ve been updating our semi 1 predictions to reflect them as they progress, so here’s our thoughts on the 18 entries vying for 10 final slots.

  • Who’s through and who’s on the 1st plane out of Kiev? Read on for our semi 1 predictions

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PREVIEW: Melodifestivalen 2017: Heat 4

WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 25/2 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)

WHERE: Skellefteå Kraft Arena, Skellefteå

This heat is all about the return of 2012 Eurovision winner Loreen and we love how original and challenging  Statements is but fear it might struggle to get out of this heat which boasts at least one other nailed-on, monster pop hit already.

  • Read on for reasons including our Saturday night predictions for each of the songs

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PREVIEW: Melodifestivalen 2017: Heat 2

WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 11/2 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)

WHERE: Malmö, Malmö Arena

Friday night’s Melodifestivalen audience poll put Mariette and Benjamin Ingrosso in the final with Lisa Ajax and Dismissed in Andra Chansen.

  • Read on for reasons including our Saturday night predictions for each of the songs

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PREVIEW: Melodifestivalen 2017: Heat 1

WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 4/2 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)

WHERE: Scandinavium, Gothenburg

It’s not unusual for heat 1 of Melodifestivalen to spring a song to beat and we definitely think there’s one here – and it may not be the one you were expecting.

  • Read on for reasons including our Saturday night predictions for each of the songs

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