Later today, esctoday.com will announce the results of the second Eurovision Song Contest semi final poll. On Tuesday night, readers of esctoday.com made history by correctly predicting the ten qualifiers of the first semi final, the first time a Eurovision prediction tool has been 100% accurate in predicting the semi final qualifiers. Tonight, esctoday.com can state that early forecasts suggest that three countries are certain to pass to the final.
According to the latest BigPoll predictions (with more than 110,000 made), three countries will battle to top the scoreboard later today. Although the results of the two Eurovision Song Contest semi finals will not be announced until after the final on Saturday night, esctoday.com readers are predicting that the three songs most likely to qualify are (in alphabetical order):
The country that has gained the most points in the poll since the start of rehearsals last week is Greece.
The BigPoll asks readers to accurately predict the result of the Eurovision Song Contest shows, and not to vote for their favourite song. Votes from each country are pooled together and points awarded in the same way as the Eurovision Song Contest voting procedure.
The full and final BigPoll prediction will be published shortly after the prediction poll closes at 17:00 CET today. As with tuesday night's prediction, we will include the tenth song as the highest placed country on the jury poll not to qualify.
Readers are asked to make sure that they have finalised their predictions form the drag and drop tool before the 17:00 CET deadline to make sure their predictions are completed. Prizes will be awarded to the closest prediction for each show.
Our thanks go to our readers and members, and we hope that esctoday.com can correctly predict the outcome of the second semi final on Thursday.
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