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The running order of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest final has been decided by a draw, which took place this afternoon in Kiev. Under guardianship of the delegation heads, people of host broadcaster NTU and a delegation of the European Broadcasting Union, 2005 hosts DJ Pasha and Volodymyr Klytschko executed the 'lottery'.

Running order of the final to be held on 21st May:

01. Semifinal spot
02. United Kingdom
03. Malta
04. Semifinal spot
05. Semifinal spot
06. Turkey
07. Semifinal spot
08. Albania
09. Cyprus
10. Spain
11. Semifinal spot
12. Serbia & Montenegro
13. Semifinal spot
14. Sweden
15. Semifinal spot
16. Ukraine
17. Germany
18. Semifinal spot
19. Greece
20. Russia
21. Bosnia & Herzegovina
22. Semifinal spot
23. Semifinal spot
24. France

One of the 10 semifinalists that proceeded to the final will open the final of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest. With the song Chacun pense à soi, French representative Ortal will be the last of 24 finalists to make her appearance on the stage of the Palats Sportu in Kiev.

Semifinal draw

You can find the results of the semifinal draw here

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