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How to vote at Eurovision 2024: the rules have changed

How to vote at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024

On Tuesday, May 7, the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 will take place in Malmö, Sweden, where Ukrainians will be able to vote for their favorite and then cast their votes in the second semi-final on May 9 and the final on May 11. The show will start at 22:00 Kyiv time.

OBOZ.UA explains in detail how to vote for your favorite at Eurovision 2024. It is worth noting that the winners of the semifinals will be chosen only by the audience votes, and the grand final will sum up the scores of both Euro fans and the jury.

Read the online broadcast of the first semifinal of Eurovision 2024 on OBOZ.UA

According to the contest rules, viewers cannot vote for their own country's representative, so Ukrainians can only support other participants of Eurovision 2024, either in the semifinals or in the grand final.

However, Ukrainians who are abroad and have a foreign mobile operator will be able to vote for the duo Jerry Heil and alyona alyona with the song Teresa & Maria, who will perform in the first semi-final at number 5.

How to cast your vote: step-by-step instructions

There are several ways to vote:

  • via the official Eurovision Song Contest app for Android or iOS;
  • by sending an SMS to 7576 with the sequence number of the respective performance.

To choose your favorite right now, listen to the songs of all the participants of the Eurovision Song Contest 2024.

This year, the rules of the audience voting have undergone significant changes. Eurofans can vote for their favorite during almost the entire show, as the voting lines will be open from the beginning of the first contestant's performance. This will allow more viewers who are not able to watch the entire Eurovision Song Contest 2024 to vote for their favorite as soon as possible and, as the organizers note, not to set an alarm to vote for a potential winner in the middle of the night.

As a reminder, the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 online stream will be available on the official Eurovision YouTube channel, however, the contest will be broadcast in the original language. The Ukrainian-language broadcast with the same voice of Timur Miroshnychenko will be available on the TV channel and all digital platforms of UA:PBC:

The translated version will also be available in the Diia app.

In addition, OBOZ.UA will be broadcasting the live text broadcast.

You can also listen to the songs of the participants from all countries here.

When will Eurovision 2024 take place?

  • The first semi-final, in which Ukraine will perform, will take place on May 7.
  • The second semi-final will take place on May 9.
  • The Grand Final, which will determine the new winner of the crystal microphone, will take place on May 11.

Only verified information is available on the OBOZ.UA Telegram channel and Viber. Do not fall for fakes!

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