EUROVISION 2014: ALLOCATION DRAW
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – On January 20th the allocation draw is taking place at the Copenhagen City Hall at 14:00 CET. dr.dk and eurovision.tv will air the allocation draw live. 28 countries split into 6 pots for the two semifinals. The split was made under the voting pattern in each country for the past 10 years to avoid neighbour voting in the same semifinal.
HOW TO WATCH
14:00 CET – Allocation Draw – Live from Copenhagen, Denmark
watch the show online (eurovision.tv)
POT 1: Albania, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, (Slovenia*), Switzerland
POT 2: Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania
POT 3: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine
POT 4: Armenia, Belgium, Greece, Ireland, The Netherlands
POT 5: Austria, Hungary, Poland, San Marino
POT 6: Malta, Moldova, Portugal, Romania
The cases of Sweden, Norway and Israel settled. Sweden will compete in the first semifinals while Norway and Israel in the 2nd semifinal. The Swedish-Norwegian allocation took place due to the effort to avoid Nordic distribution of the tickets to fail and the Israeli decision was based on IBA request.
Each country drawn will also be drawn to the first or second half of the semifinal they are drawn in. This applies for Sweden, Norway, Israel as well.
In terms of BIG 5 and Denmark, Germany requested to vote in the second semifinal. The remaining countries will be also drawn to decide in which semifinal they will allow viewers to vote.
the team of oikotimes.com is attending the draw at the Copenhagen City Hall through our editors headed by Morten Kaiser. we will soon bring you the latest information and reports from the event.
|SEMIFINAL 1 MAY 6||SEMIFINAL 2 MAY 8||FINAL MAY 10|
|Sweden (first half)||Norway (first half)||Country Name|
|Albania (first half)||Israel (first half)||Country Name|
|Iceland (first half)||Georgia (first half)||Country Name|
|Russia (first half)||Austria (first half)||Country Name|
|Latvia (first half)||Lithuania (first half)||Country Name|
|Azerbaijan (first half)||Poland (first half)||Country Name|
|Armenia (first half)||Malta (first half)||Country Name|
|Estonia (first half)||Switzerland (second half)||Country Name|
|The Netherlands (second half)||Greece (second half)||Country Name|
|Ukraine (second half)||Belarus (second half)||Country Name|
|Portugal (second half)||Slovenia (second half)||Country Name|
|San Marino (second half)||Romania (second half)||Country Name|
|Montenegro (second half)||Ireland (second half)||Country Name|
|Moldova (second half)||Finland (second half)||Country Name|
|Hungary (second half)||FYR Macedonia (second half)||Country Name|
|Belgium (second half)||Country Name|
|TO VOTE||TO VOTE||Country Name|
|France||United Kingdom||Country Name|