BigPoll 2011: first semifinal results

by Michalis Vranis 80 views

58 days after the opening of BigPoll 2011, esctoday proudly presents you what the members of have casted their predictions for the first Semifinal ballot. More than 50.000 votes have been collected for this semifinal, analyzed and converted to points which were awarded to the respective countries.

The most accurate prediction tool online, BigPoll, has been running the past 58 days. The users of were asked to cast their predictions on how their country will vote in the first semifinal. BigPoll 2011 Semifinal 1 results are separated in two tables. The first table includes only the votes from countries having the right to vote in the first semifinal. The second table includes all the votes gathered from all the countries which voted in BigPoll 2011 Semifinal 1.

BigPoll 2011 – Semifinal 1 results

The ten countries predicted to qualify to the final are (in alphabetical order):

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey

BigPoll 2010 has correctly predicted 7 out of 10 qualifiers from the first semi final, 8 out of 10 in the second semi final and the winning country at the Eurovision Song Contest. BigPoll 2009 correctly predicted the 19 out of 20 final qualifiers from the semifinals. In the history of BigPoll it correctly predicted 6 out of 8 winners of previous years.

Full results and scoreboards
Today presents you only the 10 country names from the first semifinal that are predicted to get the ticket to the Grand Final. The complete results followed by scoreboards will be published on Sunday May 15th, after the end of the contest.

Semifinal 2
The ballot for the second semifinal is still open. Esctoday members can still change their predictions or cast new predictions if they haven't do so already.

  • New members can register here .

The Grand Final poll will open soon after the end of Semifinal 2. Even though another poll is still undergoing, the 43 Participants poll, whereesctoday members are asked to predict the winner out of the 43 countries taking part this year in the competition.