“For You” -  “Iriao” will perform in the second semi-final of ESC today
“For You” - “Iriao” will perform in the second semi-final of ESC today

Georgian contenders of 2018 ESC, members of Ethno Jazz Band “Iriao” will perform in the second semi-final of popular musical competition today.

The band will perform the song “For You”. Contenders of 18 countries will sing on stage in the second semi-final.

Georgia was not able to take part in the voting of the first semi-final as the country did not participate in it. Today, Georgia will have the opportunity to make a choice, as  “Iriao” will perform in the second semi-final.

According to the rules of the Eurovision, televoters cannot vote for the country they represent, the choice can be made only on other countries’ participants. Georgia will be able to vote at the Grand Final as well.

Citizens being abroad can vote for Georgia. If you are in France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Australia, Poland, Malta, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, Montenegro, Slovenia, Norway, Romania, Serbia, San Marino, Denmark, Russia, Moldova and Ukraine, watch the public broadcaster of the country you are in that particular moment and then call or send sms -10 (the number of “Iriao” on the stage) to the number indicated on the screen.

Contenders of 18 countries will sing on stage in the second semi-final. The best 10 will be qualified for the final.

The first semi-final of the 63rd edition of Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) was held on May 8 in Lisbon, Portugal. 10 countries went to the finals: Austria, Estonia, Cyprus, Lithuania, Israel, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania, Finland and Ireland.

According to the rules, from each semi-final 10 participants are qualified for the final, where they will be joined by the top five countries (Great Britain, Germany, Italy, France and Spain) and the winner country – Portugal.

In the final, all 43 participant countries will be able to vote.

The final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will be held on 12 May. First Channel of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will air the second semi-final of popular musical competition starting 23:00 today.

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