The grand final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest will take place tonight in the Malmö Arena. The show starts at 21:00 CET and will feature 26 countries fighting for the glory of winning the trophy.
26 countries participate on the final show and will perform live. By the end of the last performance, the lines will open and the audience will start casting their votes by phone, SMS and the Eurovision mobile app. The televotes will be all added together and ranked from 1 to 26 by the organisers of the televote in for each country. There is a limit of 20 votes by phone number.
There are also professional juries in each of the countries voting in the first semi-final. They will also rank all the songs from 1 to 26, based on the dress rehearsal they watched last night. The order of the voting countries can be found here
The rankings from the jury and public votes will then be combined, 50% each, and the top ten countries will be converted into points from 1 to 12 points, omitting 9 and 11 like Eurovision tradition demands. The show will be hosted by Petra Mede.
13. The Netherlands
15. United Kingdom
How to watch
The final will be broadcast live by all participating and voting broadcasters, check local details for channels. It will also be broadcast in Portugal, Bosnia & Herzegovina and delayed in Australia and China. There will be an international webcast on the official EBU Eurovision website here