Azerbaijan's representative qualifies for finale of Eurovision-2017 Song Contes

# 09 May 2017 23:10 (UTC +04:00)

Participants of the first semi-final of the Eurovision-2017 song contest completed their performance at the Kiev International Exhibition Center,APA reports.

The representative of Azerbaijan Diana Hajieva, who performed with the composition Skeletons, qualified for the final of the song contest.

Of the 18 contestants, the place in the finals, which will be held on May 13, received only 10 performers. Azerbaijan, Moldova, Greece, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Armenia, Australia, Cyprus and Belgium.

The order of performances in the finals will be determined by drawing lots at the winners' press conference, which will take place after the end of the first semi-final.

Recall that in the first semifinal, in general, the contestants from 18 countries took the floor. In addition to Diana Gadzhiyeva, representatives of Sweden, Georgia, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Greece, Poland and other countries also spoke in the first semifinal.

According to the rules of the show, 26 countries will take part in the finals: 10 countries from each semi-final, the Big Five countries (Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, France), as well as the host country of 2016 - Ukraine.

The second semifinal of the competition will be held on May 11, the final - on May 13

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