Running order decided!

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The running order for the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest, to take place in Athens, Greece, has been decided! At the Heads of Delegation meetings, currently taking place in Athens, this year's hosts Sakis Rouvas and Maria Menounos conducted the draw for the running order of both shows. Host country Greece comes on stage as 16th in the final.

This is the running order of the semifinal and final of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest;

Semifinal (18th May)
1. Armenia
2. Bulgaria
3. Slovenia
4. Andorra
5. Belarus
6. Albania
7. Belgium
8. Ireland
9. Cyprus
10. Monaco
11. FYR Macedonia
12. Poland
13. Russia
14. Turkey
15. Ukraine
16. Finland
17. The Netherlands
18. Lithuania
19. Portugal
20. Sweden
21. Estonia
22. Bosnia & Herzegovina
23. Iceland

Final (20th May)
1. Switzerland
2. Moldova
3. Israel
4. Latvia
5. Norway
6. Spain
7. Malta
8. Germany
9. Denmark
10. semifinal qualifier
11. semifinal qualifier
12. Romania
13. semifinal qualifier
14. semifinal qualifier
15. United Kingdom
16. Greece
17. semifinal qualifier
18. semifinal qualifier
19. France
20. Croatia
21. semifinal qualifier
22. semifinal qualifier
23. semifinal qualifier
24. semifinal qualifier

In the final, the points will be given in a drawn order. The points 1 to 7 will appear on the score board all at once, while the 8, 10 and 12 points will be given by the spokespersons. The order of which the points will be given;

1. Slovenia
2. Andorra
3. Romania
4. Denmark
5. Latvia
6. Portugal
7. Sweden
8. Finland
9. Belgium
10. Croatia
11. Serbia & Montenegro
12. Norway
13. Estonia
14. Ireland
15. Malta
16. Lithuania
17. Cyprus
18. The Netherlands
19. Switzerland
20. Ukraine
21. Russia
22. Poland
23. United Kingdom
24. Armenia
25. France
26. Belarus
27. Germany
28. Spain
29. Moldova
30. Bosnia & Herzegovina
31. Iceland
32. Monaco
33. Israel
34. Albania
35. Greece
36. Bulgaria
37. FYR Macedonia
38. Turkey

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