Eurovision hopefuls prepare for first semi-final

Oh dear The 28-year-old songstress admitted she was left with a sore neck and hip after performing a hair flick during the choreography for her song We Got Love

Israel's Netta was among those competing in the first semi-final with her track Toy, which has a powerful message of female empowerment - and a quirky and memorable chicken dance.

"I know our results have fluctuated over the years but I have a really good feeling about our chances this year", the singer shared. She will be performing her song "We Got Love".

"It's just whether I should do it for the United Kingdom or Finland or some other country".

This year the Eurovision organizers have replaced the traditional red carpet for blue, considering the theme of this year's competition, which is dedicated to the ocean.

The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Portugal's capital city, Lisbon, this week.

Jessica Mauboy is gearing up for the most significant performance of her career to date at the Eurovision Song Contest. "That's something I've been great at, no doubt about it". In fact, the dance almost lands on the country's three-year-anniversary of the historic referendum. Every detail will be thoroughly thought out and delivered to the maximum.

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He told the Mirror: "I think it is going to be a very different Eurovision".

The second semi-final will be on Friday May 11, from 5am AEST and features our girl Jess up against 17 other nations for a spot in the Grand Final.

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The UK's hopes this year rest on London-born singer SuRie, who will perform her ballad Storms during Saturday's final.

Bonafide queer icon Saara Aalto is set to represent her home country with the up-tempo song "Monsters".

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