(CNN)The adjacent circular of the Eurovision Song Contest is upon us.
On Thursday evening section clip -- 3 p.m. ET for those stateside -- 18 countries volition vie for a spot successful Saturday's expansive last successful Turin, Italy.
The performers for the 2nd of 2 semifinal rounds volition see representatives from the countries of: Finland, Israel, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Malta, San Marino, Australia, Cyprus, Ireland, North Macedonia, Estonia, Romania, Poland, Montenegro, Belgium, Sweden and the Czech Republic.
Performers from Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom volition besides instrumentality the signifier but they are automatically qualified for the large finale.
On Tuesday, 10 countries were selected for the last show, including favorite-to-win Ukraine.
In the final, the qualifying 20 countries volition execute on with the alleged Big Five (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom).
Viewers successful the United States tin travel on (but not vote) via the Peacock streaming service, with Eurovision superfan Johnny Weir providing commentary.