Armenia is through to finals of Eurovision 2016

Iveta Mukuchyan

Tonight in the first show of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast live from the Globe Arena, 18 countries took part in the first Semi-final in order to qualify for the 10 places available in Saturday's final.

The ten qualifiers are as follows; in the order they were announced.
Azerbaijan
Russia
The Netherlands
Hungary
Croatia
Austria
Armenia
Czech Republic
Cyprus
Malta

The ten winners will shortly have a press conference where they will also draw their position to be in either the first or second half of the Grand Final.

Congratulations to Iveta Mukuchyan and Armenia!