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Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Israel, Moldova, Norway, Ukraine, Australia, and Sweden are expected to do well in the semi-final rounds in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#17: Grand Final Preview

The Grand Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place Saturday, May 12, which means this is our last chance for wild speculation. We break down what happened at the semi-finals before sharing our hopes and dreams for which countries we want to win.

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Eurovision 2018 First Semi-Final Predictions

The first semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place Tuesday, May 8 in Lisbon, Portugal. Will we go 10-for-10 in our guesses for who will qualify?

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Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Israel, Moldova, Norway, Ukraine, Australia, and Sweden are expected to do well in the semi-final rounds in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#16: Semi-Final Preview

It’s showtime! 37 countries will be competing in the Eurovision semi-final rounds Tuesday and Thursday. We share our thoughts on the rehearsals as well as suggestions for how to make your Eurovision party on Saturday a fun experience for everyone.

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Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Iceland, Israel, and Lithuania will compete in the first half of the first semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos courtesy of EBU)

#11: First!

This week we begin our analysis of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in earnest. First up: the first half of the first semi-final! Which entries are locks for advancing to the Grand Final? Who might get help from the running order?

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Georgia's Iriao pulled back the curtain to reveal the 43rd entry of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Screen: YouTube)

#9: Dita Von Teese Curtain Monster

This week we chat about the last six entries for Eurovision 2018 with special guest Barbara Sawhill. Are we buying the hype for Israel’s “Toy” as this year’s favorite? Do we have “Bones” to pick with Bulgaria? What is up with Georgia’s curtain lady?

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The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine on Saturday, May 13. (Logo: Eurovision)

Getting Ready for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final

A new favorite has emerged, according to the bookkeepers.

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The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine on Saturday, May 13. (Logo: Eurovision)

Eurovision 2017 Second Semi-Final: Our Predictions

When 10 of the entries are toss-ups for qualifying, you know it’s going to be a good Eurovision semi-final.

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Jacques Houdek will represent Croatia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo: Damian Fiket)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Second Rehearsals: Semi-Final 2

Croatia may be playing spoiler in the second semi-final, making this year’s Eurovision Song Contest that much more unpredictable.

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O'G3NE (The Netherlands) rehearses on the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 stage in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Photo: Andres Putting / Eurovision)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube First Rehearsals: Semi-Final 2

There is a clear YouTube front-runner after the first round of Eurovision semi-final rehearsals.

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Kristian Kostov will represent Bulgaria at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo: Diliana Florentin / Virginia Records)

Eurovision 2017 Entry: Bulgaria — Kristian Kostov — Beautiful Mess

Bulgaria has finally cracked the Eurovision code! Can Kristian Kostov earn another top five finish with “Beautiful Mess”?

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