The seventh annual esctoday.com BigPoll has broken yet another record. For the first time, more than 110,000 predictions have already been made by readers and members of the website. After two weeks (a much shorter voting window than in previous years) the readers have made their predictions and the poll for the second semi final is now closed. On tuesday, readers correctly predicted all ten of the first semi final Eurovision Song Contest qualifiers.
The 10 countries predicted to qualify from tonight’s semi final are:
- Moldova / Cyprus
Based on a second vote in which esctoday.com readers have been voting on which song they think the juries will vote for, readers believe that Israel will be the 10th qualifier as juries will vote forChristina Metaxa of Cyprus ahead ofMoldova to secure the tenth qualification spot.
According to the Jury predictions, Cypruswill finish in seventh place, the highest of the countries not predicted to qualify through televoting. They trailNorway, Estonia, Poland, Lithuania, Greece andAzerbaijan,who are all expected to qualify in the televote. Netherlands are predicted to be the next highest country according to the back-up juries that are not predicted to qualify for the final.
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