Azerbaijan, Baku, May 24 / Trend /
The users of Trend International News Agency will be able to watch the second semifinal of Eurovision - 2012 song contest on the agency's website.
The second semifinal will be held from 00:00 to 02:00.
The participants from Iceland (Greta Salóme & Jónsi with "Never Forget" song), Greece (Eleftheria Eleftheriou with "Aphrodisiac" song), Albania (Rona Nishliu with "Suus" song), Romania (Mandinga with "Zaleilah" song), Russia (Buranovskiye Babushki with "Party for
Everybody" song in English and Udmurt), Cyprus (Ivi Adamou with "La La Love" song), Denmark (Soluna Samay with "Should've Known Better" song), Hungary (Compact Disco with "Sound of our hearts" song), Moldova (Pasha Parfeny with "Lăutar" song) and Ireland (Jedward with "Waterline" song) will perform in the final on May 26 following Eurovision-2012 first semi-final in Baku on Wednesday.
About 18 countries will participate in the second semi-final today.
These are: Serbia, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Malta, Belarus, Portugal, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Sweden, Georgia, Turkey, Estonia, Slovakia, Norway, Bosnia Herzegovina and Lithuania.
The contest is being held at the Baku Crystal Hall, built on the shores of the Caspian Sea specifically for Eurovision 2012. The hall seats 23,000 spectators and another 16,000 spectators will be able to watch the contest's semi-finals and final live on big screens.
The television audience of Eurovision 2012 is more than 100 million people in 50 world countries.
The logo for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is 'Fire Flower', while the motto is Light your fire.
Representatives of 42 countries participate in this 57th contest. Azerbaijan won the right to host the prestigious European song contest after the victory of Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) at Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany last May.
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