EDITORIAL – For 43 days now, oikotimes.com formed the annual editors’ panel to review the 43 participating entries in the Eurovision Song Contest (despite Romania being disqualified). Based on the results we have some interesting facts and numbers to share with you (based on our website’s team opinion).
Regarding the First Semi Final: Russia is the winner of the First Semi Final reviews and the ten countries which we think they will qualify to the final are: Russia, Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Estonia, Iceland, Hungary, Finland.
Regarding the Second Semi Final: Ukraine is the winner of the Second Semi Final reviews and the ten countries which we think they will qualify to the final are: Ukraine, Australia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Israel, Belgium and Belarus.
Regarding the six countries directly participating in the Grand Final: France won the review voting by oikopanel followed by Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
In terms of Eurovision 2016 prediction the oikopanel thinks that: France, Russia, Ukraine, Australia and Malta are the top five favourite for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Will we be accurate? Rehearsals are starting on Monday, May 2nd and this is what matters. Everything will be drastically chance when we see how the songs are going to be presented on stage. This post is simply depicting the views of our team and nothing more.