Watch live: The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest – Semi-Final 2

Contestants from 18 countries will compete in the second semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest tonight at 21:00 CET. Out of these 18, 10 will qualify for the Grand Final on Saturday.

You can watch the show live on TV, with commentary provided by your local commentator. They will provide additional background information on the acts, the postcards and the voting. If you want to see the show without commentary, use the official YouTube broadcast below.

Also read: Our predictions for semi-final 2

Unfortunately, the YouTube stream is not available on the United States, Canada and some other areas. In the US, the Eurovision Song Contest is available on Logo. Viewers from all over the world can use SVT’s stream. According to our information, this has no geographic restrictions.


The show starts at 21:00 Central European Time, this covers for example The Netherlands, France, Germany and Sweden. Viewers in the United Kingdom, Portugal (GMT+1) will have to tune in at 20:00, while viewers in Sydney can watch it live at 5:00 on Friday morning. Still in doubt, use the Time Zone Converter and you won’t have to miss a minute of the Eurovision Song Contest.


The hosts for tonight are Filomena Cautela, Sílvia Alberto, Daniela Ruah and Catarina Furtado. The following participants will take part, in order of appearance:

1 Norway Alexander Rybak That’s How You Write A Song
2 Romania The Humans Goodbye
3 Serbia Sanja Ilić & Balkanika Nova Deca
4 San Marino Jessika featuring Jenifer Brening Who We Are
5 Denmark Rasmussen Higher Ground
6 Russia Julia Samoylova I Won’t Break
7 Moldova DoReDoS My Lucky Day
8 The Netherlands Waylon Outlaw In ‘Em
9 Australia Jessica Mauboy We Got Love
10 Georgia Ethno-Jazz Band Iriao For You
11 Poland Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer Light Me Up
12 Malta Christabelle Taboo
13 Hungary AWS Viszlát Nyár
14 Latvia Laura Rizzotto Funny Girl
15 Sweden Benjamin Ingrosso Dance You Off
16 Montenegro Vanja Radovanović Inje
17 Slovenia Lea Sirk Hvala, ne!
18 Ukraine MELOVIN Under The Ladder
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