The running order of the Semi-Finals of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest was just released by host broadcaster UA:PBC. The order was decided by the producers, using the same format that has been in place since 2013, in order to create a more exciting television show and ensure that each song stands out. The decision was approved by the EBU Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand and the Chairman of the Reference Group, Dr. Frank Dieter Freiling.
In January, we found out which countries were going to compete in which half of each semifinal and now the picture is complete. Here it is:
Official Semi-final 1 recap:
Official Semi-final 2 recap:
What are you impressions of the running order for both semifinals? Who do you think got the most out of it and who can pay the price of not qualifying? Tell us all in the comments!