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

PUBLISHED: 17:53 19 May 2015 | UPDATED: 17:59 19 May 2015

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)]

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 Eurovision opening ceremony [Picture: Elena Volotova (EBU) / Eurovision]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]

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 ContestEduard Romanyuta, representing Moldova at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

■ 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]

■ 02 Armenia

Genealogy – Face The Shadow

Loïc Nottet, representing Belgium at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Josh Brandão]Loïc Nottet, representing Belgium at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest [Picture: Josh Brandão]

■ 03 Belgium

Loïc Nottet – Rhythm Inside

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

■ 04 The Netherlands

Trijntje Oosterhuis – Walk Along

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

■ 05 Finland

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät – Aina Mun Pitää

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

■ 06 Greece

Maria Elena Kyriakou – One Last Breath

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

■ 08 F.Y.R. Macedonia

Daniel Kajmakoski – Autumn Leaves

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

■ 09 Serbia

Bojana Stamenov – Beauty Never Lies

Boggie will sing for Hungary [Pictuee: Eniko Várai]

Boggie will sing for Hungary [Pictuee: Eniko Várai]

■ 10 Hungary

Boggie – Wars For Nothing

Uzari & Maimuna are representing Belarus [Pictuee: BTRC]Uzari & Maimuna are representing Belarus [Pictuee: BTRC]

■ 11 Belarus

Uzari & Maimuna – Time

Russia's entry Polina GagarinaRussia's entry Polina Gagarina

■ 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]

■ 13 Denmark

Anti Social Media – The Way You Are

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

■ 14 Albania

Elhaida Dani – I’m Alive

Voltaj, representing Romania at the 2015 Eurovision Song ContestVoltaj, representing Romania at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

■ 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]

■ 16 Georgia

Nina Sublatti – Warrior


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