It’s Saturday, it’s February, so that can only mean that it’s another busy day in the Eurovision world! Six shows take place across Europe tonight, including the clarification of the finalists in Estonia and Latvia, the next round of Georgia’s selection, the conclusion of the heats in Hungary and Lithuania… and the small matter of the return of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen!
Stay up to date and plan ahead for tonight’s shows with our guide to the 2nd February in Eurovision land…
ESTONIA – Eesti Laul – Semi-Final 2 (18:00 CET)
Thursday’s first semi-final saw six entries reach the final in Tallinn on February 16th, and tonight six more entries will join them! A combination of jury voting and televotes will select the qualifiers, with the show set once again in the University of Tartu Sports Hall in Tartu.
- Sünne Valtri – I’ll Do It My Way
- Iseloomad – Kaks miinust
- Lumevärv ft. INGA – Milline päev
- Sissi – Strong
- Cätlin Mägi & Jaan Pehk – Parmumäng
- Kadiah – Believe
- Kaia Tamm – Wo sind die Katzen?
- Kerli Kivilaan – Cold Love
- Grete Paia – Kui isegi kaotan
- Lacy Jay – Halleluja
- Around The Sun – Follow Me Back
- Uku Suviste – Pretty Little Liar
#YOU can watch the semi-final live from 18:00 CET HERE, and we will bring all of the results from Estonia later this evening!
GEORGIA – Sakartevlos Varsk’vlavi – Live Show 2 (21:00 CET)
Georgia’s Sakartevlos Varsk’vlavi, or Georgian Idol for those not well versed in the Georgian language, continues tonight with the second live show. The following performers stay in the competition after last week’s show;
- Tamar Lachkepiani
- Giorgi Pruidze
- Nini Cosmiladze
- Oto Nemsadze
- Ikko Aleksidze
- Beso Nemsadze
- Giorgi Nakashidze
- Lisa Kalandadze
- Dima Kobeshavidze
- Mariam Kakhelishvili
Which acts will make it through to the next live show? Find out later on this evening as our reporter James Maude bring a review of the show tonight!
HUNGARY – A Dal – Heat 3 (19:30 CET)
Hungary’s A Dal concludes its heat stage this evening with the last ten acts to perform taking to the stage this evening. Joci Pápai returns to the selection after representing Hungary in 2017 – can he become the first to win A Dal twice? Other familiar names include Leander Kills, András Petruska and X Factor winners USNK.
Tonight’s participants are;
- Bogi Nagy – Holnap
- Joci Pápai – Az én apám
- Kyra – Maradj még
- Leander Kills – Hazavágyom
- Mocsok 1 Kölykök – Egyszer
- Monyo Project – Run Baby Run
- Petruska – Help Me Out Of Here
- Ruby Harlem – Forró
- Salvus – Barát
- USNK – Posztolj
A combination of televoting and jury votes will pick the first five acts to qualify for the next round, with the final qualifier selected by televoting alone.
#YOU can watch the selection kick off from 19:30 CET HERE, with the results to follow on the website later this evening!
LATVIA – Supernova – Semi-Final 2 (20:25 CET)
Supernova continues this evening as the second semi-final of the competition takes place. Four more acts will qualify from tonight’s show through a combination of televoting and jury votes. Notable participants tonight include Markus Riva, who returns for another shot at Eurovision glory, and the participation debut of Kozmens, who may be more familiar to Eurovision fans as the Riga Beaver who entertained us in the first few years of the competition.
The eight acts tonight are;
- Adriana Miglāne – Scared of Love
- Carousel – That Night
- Double Faced Eels – Fire
- Dziļi Violets ft. Kozmens – Tautasdziesma
- Kristiāna – Remedy
- Laika Upe – Listen To The Way That I Breathe
- Markus Riva – You Make Me So Crazy
- Peress – Smaragdi un pelni
The show begins at 20:25 CET and #YOU can watch it unfold live HERE. We will bring all of the results to #YOU following the show’s conclusion!
LITHUANIA – Eurovizijos Atranka – Heat 4 (20:00 CET)
The fourth and final heat in the Lithuanian selection will see the final 11 songs battle it out for six more spots in the next round. The jury have already had their say – their points are highlighted in brackets below. Tonight’s acts are;
- Valerija Iljinaitė – Scars Are Beautiful (2)
- Indrė Juodeikienė – Bad Option (1)
- Alen Chicco – Your Cure (4)
- Queens of Roses – Runaway (7)
- Živilė Gedvilaitė – Learn From Your Love (7)
- Elizabeth Olshey – Never Enough (Of Your Love) (0)
- Gabrielė Rybko – Lay It Down (3)
- Saulės Kliošas – Laiko mašina (10)
- Soliaris – Song of My Life (7)
- Monika Marija – Light On (12)
- Henry & Tommy Modric – Neverpart (8)
The show can be watched live HERE from 20:00 CET, and we will bring #YOU all of the latest results from the Lithuanian selection later this evening!
SWEDEN – Melodifestivalen – Semi-Final 1 (20:00 CET)
Melodifestivalen is, it’s fair to say, probably the most anticipated event of the selection season for Eurovision fans across the continent and beyond. The perennial selection bring in big viewership in Sweden and continues to grow its audience abroad, and tonight’s showpiece sees some big-hitting names descend on Gothenburg for the first semi-final.
Nano, Wiktoria and Sweden’s 2010 entrant Anna Bergendahl return to Melodifestivalen, while Mohombi will also be a familiar name thanks to his mega hit “Bumpy Ride” back in 2010. As usual, two acts will go direct to the final at Friends Arena, with two more acts making it to the Andra chansen round.
Tonight’s participants are;
- Nano – Chasing Rivers
- High 15 – No Drama
- Wiktoria – Not With Me
- Zeana ft. Anis don Demina – Mina bränder
- Arja Saijonmaa – Mina fyra årstider
- Mohombi – Hello
- Anna Bergendahl – Ashes to Ashes
Sarah Dawn Finer, Kodjo Akolor, Marika Carlsson and Eric Saade will share hosting duties, with the show set to begin at 20:00 CET, and can be followed live on SVT Play HERE. Who should go through to the next round?
Which show will #YOU be watching this evening? Let us know on our forum, below in the comments section or on social media!
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