After the special draw held at Vienna’s Rathaus (City Hall) in order to distribute a total of 33 countries into one of the two 2015 Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals, scheduled to be held on 19 and 21 May in Vienna.

During the draw it was also determined in which half of the semi-final the allocated countries are to perform. From a total 0f 39 participating  countries,  33 countries will compete in the semi-finals, whilst the BIG 5 and the host country Austria are automatically qualified to compete in the grand final.

A second special draw was held to determine which semi-final the BIG 5 countries and Austria would air and vote in. Germany is to air and vote in semi-final 2 after a special request from its national broadcaster ARD.

Semi-final 1 (19 May)

1st half

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Country
Greece
FYR Macedonia
Estonia
The Netherlands
Moldova
Albania
Finland
Belgium
Armenia

2nd half

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Country
Serbia
Denmark
Belarus
Romania
Russia
Georgia
Hungary

Semi-final 2 (21 May)

1st half

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Country
Norway
Ireland
Czech Republic
Lithuania
San Marino
Malta
Portugal
Montenegro

2nd half

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Country
Switzerland
Azerbaijan
Slovenia
Latvia
Poland
Iceland
Israel
Cyprus
Sweden

 

Final (23 May)

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Country
Votes on
Austria Semi-final 1
Spain Semi-final 1
France Semi-final 1
United Kingdom Semi-final 2
Italy Semi-final 2
Germany Semi-final 2

The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest will will be held on 19 (Semi final 1), 21 (Semi final 2) and 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna.