Lithuania gets into Eurovision final

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Ieva Zasimauskaite from Lithuania performs at the Eurovision first semi-final.

Will Ferrell apparently loves a bit of Eurovision.

43 countries will compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.

THE publication of a photograph of Spain's Alfred and Amaia taken during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest nearly led to the country being expelled from the competition on Saturday.

And with Australia's very own Jessica Mauboy representing the Land Down Under at the song contest, you'll want to wake up early and vote live.

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"Lisbon, they don't have money, so this is austerity Eurovision". "I love Eurovision so I have been searching for the right opportunity to be part of it". I'd be the happiest person in the world!

For the first time in five years, Ireland has advanced to the finals of Eurovision Song Contestant - thanks to a moving gay dance performance. "I have a strong Finnish and global team with me, together we're able to make great things happen". "And I'd be ready; I'm always ready".

Though Ireland is still the most successful country at the contest, with seven wins, we haven't been in the Eurovision since we came in last place back in 2013. "For us, it is how we expand the core Eurovision brand beyond Europe and building awareness".

He was up against 19 acts from the likes of the heavily fancied Israel, Croatia, Belgium and Belarus in tonight's first semi-final in Lisbon.

In a major departure from recent years, the host broadcaster RTP did not include the competition's now-famous but extremely expensive LED lighting rig due to its cost.

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