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2016 Rehearsals Day 5: SF1, France, and Spain

Friday provided a clearer separation of the wheat from the chaff as all eighteen performers from Semifinal 1 took to the Eurovision stage for their second rehearsals.

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Spain — Barei — Say Yay!

In which Barei tries to dance Spain to a respectable finish in Stockholm.

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Italy — Francesca Michielin — No Degree of Separation

If Francesca Michielin is going to create separation between Italy and the other countries featuring female soloists, she’s got her work cut out for her.

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Czech Republic — Gabriela Gunčíková — I Stand

Can the Czech Republic take advantage of their post-Russian performance slot and make it to the Grand Final for the first time?

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Poland — Michał Szpak — Color Of Your Life

After last year’s theme song for a WB show, Poland has opted for a “bad 80s soundtrack” aesthetic. Will it carry them back to the Grand Final?

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Netherlands — Douwe Bob — Slow Down

Will a return to Americana slow down the competition and get the Netherlands back to the Grand Final once more?

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Montenegro — Highway — The Real Thing

Montenegro’s first two Grand Final appearances came in 2014 and 2015. Can they keep the momentum rolling in Stockholm?

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Latvia — Justs — Heartbeat

My heart beats in deep appreciation for Latvia, but will Eurovision fans feel the same about Justs?

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Slovenia — ManuElla — Blue and Red

Slovenia is jumping on the Taylor Swift breakup bandwagon. Will Eurovision fans get on board, or will ManuElla be singing a different tune come May?

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Moldova — Lidia Isac — Falling Stars

After several fun entries in the first half of this decade, followed by a couple of disastrous ones, Moldova hopes to right the ship with “Falling Stars.”

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