The first semi-final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest has come to an end. 16 acts competed in the host city of Copenhagen, but only 10 acts could qualify to the grand final.
The 10 qualifiers were decided via the viewing public as well as an expert jury, both of whom have a 50% say in the final results of the both the semi-finals and the grand final. The following countries have qualified to the grand final:
After the draw which determines whether a country will perform in the first or second half of the grand final, the official running order will be presented on Thursday night/Friday morning.
The second semi-final will take place on Thursday 8 May where 15 acts will compete for a place in the grand final. Just like the first semi-final, only 10 participants will qualify.