The Eurovision Semi Final draw today

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The six pots containing the 38 countries that will be drawn into the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest semi finals have been announced this morning. The draw will take place live in Moscow at 13:00 CET.

The pots were composed by Digame, the Eurovision Song Contest's televoting partner since 2004, based on average voting patterns between 2004 and 2008.

The six pots are:

Pot 1
Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia

Pot 2
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Pot 3
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Moldova, Ukraine

Pot 4
Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, the Netherlands, Turkey

Pot 5
Andorra, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania

Pot 6
Czech Republic, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland

The draw begins in Moscow at 13:00 CET, stay tuned to esctoday.com for all the latest coverage of the event as it happens.

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