LIVE REPORT: Open rehearsals of Semi-Final 2
Welcome to our live report! Today it is time for the second and open rehearsals of the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015!
All 16 countries of the second semi-final will get 20 minutes, or three run-throughs, to rehearse. We will be uploading footage following the conclusion of each country’s performance.
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10:20 – 10:40 Lithuania
First run: Monika and Vaidas sang perfectly and had a ton of charisma!
Second run: Another great performance.
Third run: Another amazing execution.
10:45 – 11:05 Ireland
First run: Great first run. Molly is very comfortable.
Second, third, and fourth run: Flawless.
11:10 – 11:30 San Marino
Anita and Michele gave a charming and professional performance with great vocals and charisma in all their runs.
11:30 – 11:55 Montenegro
Knez gave a great vocal performance for all runs, connecting with the audience.
12:00 – 12:20 Malta
Amber had flawless performances for all and had a lot of energy.
12:25 – 12:45 Norway
12:45 – 13:45 -Lunch break-
13:50 – 14:10 Portugal
First run: Leonor had no problems onstage and was very comfortable.
Second run: Technical difficulties in the beginning, but the song was restarted and Leonor gave a great performance.
Third run: Amazing like before.
14:15 – 14:35 Czech Republic
Marta and Vaclav gave consistent and impressive performances.
14:40 – 15:00 Israel
Nadal gave the most entertaining performance so far today. Great dancing and singing. Slight technical problem before second and third runs.
15:05 – 15.25 Latvia
Aminata gave said performances vocally and visually.
15:30 – 15:50 Azerbaijan
Elnur gave great performances all-around, using two very active dancers. Should do very well.
16:00 – 16:30 -Break-
16:30 – 16:50 Iceland
Great and memorable performance by Maria. She looks great and sings terrific!
16:55 – 17:15 Sweden
Despite a slight technical problem before second run, Måns sang perfectly and rehearsed the projection flawlessly.
17:20 – 17:40 Switzerland
Four solid performances from Mélanie. She was very comfortable onstage.
17:45 – 18:05 Cyprus
John gave four great performances of his ballad. Slight technical problem at start of the second run.
18:10 – 18:30 Slovenia
Maraaya had three runs without incident and with great vocals.
18:35 – 18:55 Poland
After an initial technical problem, Monika gave three excellent performances. A great song to end the night.