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:
Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Moldova, Ukraine
Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, the Netherlands, Turkey
Andorra, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania
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.