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Anri Jokhadze qualified as number 12 to perform on stage

Publish Time 2012-03-20 14:44:00


Georgian contender of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) was qualified as number 12 to perform on the stage.
36 Semi-Finalists, the so-called Big 5 countries - France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK - and the host country Azerbaijan were anxiously awaiting for the results of the draw for the 2012 ESC which took place in Baku earlier this afternoon.

The draw brought the following results:

The draw for the first Semi-Final:

Montenegro
Iceland
Greece
Latvia
Albania
Romania
Switzerland
Belgium
Finland (wildcard)
Israel
San Marino
Cyprus
Denmark
Russia
Hungary
Austria
Moldova
Ireland (wildcard)

Draw of Semi-Final 2:

Serbia
FYR Macedonia
The Netherlands
Malta
Belarus
Portugal
Ukraine (wildcard)
Bulgaria
Slovenia
Croatia
Sweden
Georgia
Turkey
Estonia
Slovakia
Norway
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Lithuania (wildcard)

Preliminary draw for the Final

For the Grand Final, the starting positions of the Big 5 countries (Italy, France, Germany, Spain, and The United Kingdom) plus the host, Azerbaijan, were also drawn, with one of them, again, getting a wildcard to freely choose their starting position:

01. United Kingdom
09. France
10. Italy
13. Azerbaijan
19. Spain (wildcard)
20. Germany

The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in two Semi-Finals on the 22nd and 24th of May and with the Grand Final following up on the 26th.

(eurovision.tv)

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