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Cyprus and Greece compete in Eurovision song contest semi final in Lisbon, Portugal

Cyprus and Greece will be competing Tuesday evening at the Eurovision song contest first semi final to take place in Lisbon, Portugal. Both countries hope to secure a place in the grand final of the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest set for Saturday.

Cyprus is competing with Greek singer Eleni Foureira and the song `Fuego` and will appear 19th. Yianna Terzi and the song `Oneiro mou-My dream` will represent Greece to appear in the 14th   place.

The second semi final is set for Thursday. Tonight, a total of 19 countries will take to the stage in Lisbon in the first semi final: Azerbaijan, Iceland, Albania, Belgium, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Israel, Belarus, Estonia, Bulgaria, F.Y.R. Macedonia, Croatia, Austria, Greece, Finland, Armenia, Switzerland, Ireland and Cyprus. Only ten will qualify for Saturday`s Grand Final.

Semi-final 1 participants

# Country Artist Song title
1  Azerbaijan Aisel X my heart
2  Iceland Ari Ólafsson Our choice
3  Albania Eugent Bushpepa Mall
4  Belgium Sennek A matter of time
5  Czech Republic Mikolas Josef Lie to me
6  Lithuania Ieva Zasimauskaitė When we’re old
7  Israel Netta Toy
8  Belarus Alexeev Forever
9  Estonia Elina Nechayeva La forza
10  Bulgaria Equinox Bones
11  FYR Macedonia Eye Cue Lost and found
12  Croatia Franka Batelić Crazy
13  Austria Cesár Sampson Nobody but you
14  Greece Yianna Terzi Oniro mou
15  Finland Saara Aalto Monsters
16  Armenia Sevak Khanagyan Qami
17  Switzerland ZiBBZ Stones
18  Ireland Ryan O’Shaughnessy Together
19  Cyprus Eleni Foureira Fuego

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