Eurovision Song Contest 2015: First semi-final contestants and songs

The stage in Vienna for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Thomas Hanses (EBU)]

The stage in Vienna for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Thomas Hanses (EBU)] - Credit: Thomas Hanses (EBU)

The Eurovision Song Contest 2015 kicks off tonight (Tuesday) with the first semi-final in Vienna, Austria.

Electro Velvet, Welwyn Garden City's Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas, on the red carpet ahead of the

Electro Velvet, Welwyn Garden City's Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas, on the red carpet ahead of the Eurovision opening ceremony [Picture: Elena Volotova (EBU) / Eurovision] - Credit: Elena Volotova (EBU) / Eurovision

Sixteen countries will take to the stage tonight in the first semi-final, with 10 participants qualifying for Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest 2015 Grand Final. The UK’s representatives, Electro Velvet featuring Welwyn Garden City singer Alex Larke, automatically qualify for the finale on Saturday. Semi-final two takes place on Thursday.

Semi-Final 1

Eduard Romanyuta, representing Moldova at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Eduard Romanyuta, representing Moldova at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest - Credit: Archant

? 01 Moldova

Eduard Romanyuta – I Want Your Love

Genealogy will represent Armenia [Picture: Ruben Martirosyan, Public Television of Armenia]

Genealogy will represent Armenia [Picture: Ruben Martirosyan, Public Television of Armenia] - Credit: Ruben Martirosyan, Public Television of Armenia


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? 02 Armenia

Genealogy – Face The Shadow

Loc Nottet, representing Belgium at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Josh Brando]

Loc Nottet, representing Belgium at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Josh Brando] - Credit: Photography & Art Work by Josh Brando

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? 03 Belgium

Loïc Nottet – Rhythm Inside

Trijntje Oosterhuis, representing The Netherlands at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Cari

Trijntje Oosterhuis, representing The Netherlands at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Carin Verbruggen] - Credit: Credits: Carin Verbruggen

? 04 The Netherlands

Trijntje Oosterhuis – Walk Along

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, representing Finland at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Anton

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, representing Finland at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Anton Sucksdorff] - Credit: Credits: Anton Sucksdorff

? 05 Finland

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät – Aina Mun Pitää

Maria Elena Kyriakou will represent Greece at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Sophia Dran

Maria Elena Kyriakou will represent Greece at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Sophia Dranidou] - Credit: Credits: Sophia Dranidou

? 06 Greece

Maria Elena Kyriakou – One Last Breath

Estonia competitors Elina Born & Stig Rsta [Picture: Stina Kase]

Estonia competitors Elina Born & Stig Rsta [Picture: Stina Kase] - Credit: Credits: Stina Kase

? 07 Estonia

Elina Born & Stig Rästa – Goodbye To Yesterday

F.Y.R. Macedonia entry Daniel Kajmakoski [Picture: Andreja Damjanovic]

F.Y.R. Macedonia entry Daniel Kajmakoski [Picture: Andreja Damjanovic] - Credit: Picture: Andreja Damjanovic

? 08 F.Y.R. Macedonia

Daniel Kajmakoski – Autumn Leaves

Bojana Stamenov, who will represent Serbia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Slobodan Sa

Bojana Stamenov, who will represent Serbia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Slobodan Saric] - Credit: Credits: Slobodan Saric

? 09 Serbia

Bojana Stamenov – Beauty Never Lies

Boggie will sing for Hungary [Pictuee: Eniko Vrai]

Boggie will sing for Hungary [Pictuee: Eniko Vrai] - Credit: Varai Eniko

? 10 Hungary

Boggie – Wars For Nothing

Uzari & Maimuna are representing Belarus [Pictuee: BTRC]

Uzari & Maimuna are representing Belarus [Pictuee: BTRC] - Credit: Archant

? 11 Belarus

Uzari & Maimuna – Time

Russia's entry Polina Gagarina

Russia's entry Polina Gagarina - Credit: Archant

? 12 Russia

Polina Gagarina – A Million Voices

Anti Social Media will represent Denmark [Picture: Ditte Chemnitz]

Anti Social Media will represent Denmark [Picture: Ditte Chemnitz] - Credit: Ditte Chemnitz

? 13 Denmark

Anti Social Media – The Way You Are

Elhaida Dani, representing Albania at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Orsola Mema by Clas

Elhaida Dani, representing Albania at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Orsola Mema by Class Photography] - Credit: Credits: Orsola Mema by Class Photography

? 14 Albania

Elhaida Dani – I’m Alive

Voltaj, representing Romania at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Voltaj, representing Romania at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest - Credit: Archant

? 15 Romania

Voltaj – De La Capat / All Over Again

Georgia's Eurovision hopeful Nina Sublatti [Picture: Levan Leko Chkonia GPB]

Georgia's Eurovision hopeful Nina Sublatti [Picture: Levan Leko Chkonia GPB] - Credit: Archant

? 16 Georgia

Nina Sublatti – Warrior

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