Eurovision semi final 2 running order as well fancied Netherlands and Switzerland compete

Nemo from Switzerland attends the 68th Eurovision Song Contest
Nemo from Switzerland attends the 68th Eurovision Song Contest -Credit:Getty Images

After 10 countries made it through the first semi final on Tuesday evening, another 16 will be aiming to do just that in the second heat of the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 on Thursday and among them are well fancied nations Switzerland and Netherlands.

While many viewers don't focus their attentions on Eurovision until the grand final, which this year will take place on Saturday,. May 11, the action in the competition has already begun, with five acts, from Iceland, Australia, Moldova, Poland and Azerbaijan already out of the running, having been knocked out in the public vote on Tuesday.

Eurovision semi final 1, saw a few of the big hitters at this year's event take to the stage, including favourites to win Croatia represented by Baby Lasagna, Ireland's Bambie Thug, and Windows95 Man from Finland. All of those were among the 10 qualifiers, with the list also containing Ukraine, Serbia, Slovenia, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Portugal and Lithuania.

READ MORE: Eurovision semi final 1 results as Croatia, Ukraine and Ireland among qualifiers

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Ten more acts will compete in semi final 2, with fans at home and inside the Malmo Arena in Sweden also being treated to performances from three of the Big 5 - France, Spain and Italy. Live coverage will get going on BBC One in the UK at 8pm

Eurovision 2024 semi final 2 running order

Malta: Loop - Sarah Bonnici

Albania: Titan - Besa

Greece: Zari - Marina Satti

Switzerland: The Code - Nemo

Czechia: Pedestal - Aiko

Austria: We Will Rave - Kaleen

Denmark: Sand - Saba

Armenia: Jako - Ladaniva

Latvia: Hollow - Dons

San Marino: 11:11- Megara

Georgia: Firefighter - Nutsa Buzaladze

Belgium: Before the Party's Over - Mustii

Estonia: (nendest) narkootikumidest ei tea me (küll) midagi - 5miinust & Puuluup

Israel: Hurricane - Eden Golan

Norway: Ulveham - Gåte

Netherlands: Europapa - Joost Klein