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By Euronews  with Reuters
Eurovision Song Contest finalists decided

<p>As if this Saturday’s three hour final wont be thrilling enough, the last of 27 participating nations in the Eurovision Song Contest were selected on Thursday night.</p> <p>A second semi-final was held in Vienna which saw 10 countries shortlisted from 17 acts who performed on stage. </p> <p>Latvia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Montenegro, Norway, Sweden, Slovenia, Poland, Lithuania and Israel were picked to join the likes of the UK, France and Germany in the finals.</p> <p>Another 10 countries were picked during the first semi-final on Tuesday.</p> <b>The final running order for Saturday has been confirmed.</b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Running order for Grand Final revealed!, read more at <a href="http://t.co/rautiKODOg">http://t.co/rautiKODOg</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/eurovision?src=hash">#eurovision</a></p>— Eurovision (@Eurovision) <a href="https://twitter.com/Eurovision/status/601533473048899584">May 21, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Mans Zelmerlow, the Swedish entrant and the bookies favourite to win said: “It feels great, am so happy so relieved. I am really really looking for the final now; I am going to give it my all.”</p> <b>Watch his song in full.</b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="es" dir="ltr">Top Eurovisión 2015: Suecia con "Heroes" de Mans Zelmerlow. Top 2/39 (General). Top 1/17 (SF2) <a href="https://t.co/7Pe2EjTkbo">https://t.co/7Pe2EjTkbo</a></p>— Vicente Rico (@YTanRicamente) <a href="https://twitter.com/YTanRicamente/status/598141066290814976">May 12, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The full list of performers on Saturday is:</p> <p>1. Lithuania – Monika Linkyte & Vaidas Baumila -This Time</p> <p>2. Poland – Monika Kuszynska -In the Name of Love</p> <p>3. Slovenia – Maraaya -Here For You</p> <p>4. Sweden – Mans Zelmerlow -Heroes</p> <p>5.Norway – Morland & Debrah Scarlett – A Monster Like Me</p> <p>6. Montenegro – Knez -Adio</p> <p>7. Cyprus – John Karayiannis – One Thing I Should Have Done</p> <p>8. Azerbaijan – Elnur Huseynov -Hour of the Wolf</p> <p>9. Latvia – Aminata – Love Injected</p> <p>10. Israel – Nadav Guedj – Golden Boy</p> <p>11. Albania – Elhaida Dani -I’m Alive</p> <p>12. Armenia – Genealogy – Face the Shadow</p> <p>13. Russia – Polina Gagarina – A Million Voices</p> <p>14. Romania -Voltaj – All Over Again</p> <p>15. Hungary – Boggie Stamenoz – Wars for Nothing</p> <p>16. Greece – Maria-Elena</p> <p>17. Estonia – Elina Born & Stig Rasta -Goodbye to Yesterday</p> <p>18. Georgia – Nina Sublatti -Warrior</p> <p>19. Serbia – Bojana Stamenov – Beauty Never Lies</p> <p>20. Belgium – Loic Nottet – Rhythm Inside</p> <p>21. Australia – Guy Sebastian -Tonight Again</p> <p>22. Austria – The Makesmakes -I Am Yours</p> <p>23. France – Lisa Angell – Don’t Forget</p> <p>24. Germany – Ann Sophie -Black Smoke</p> <p>25. Italy – Il Volo – Grande Amore</p> <p>26. Spain – Edume -Amanacer</p> <p>27. United Kingdom – Electro Velvet -Still in Love With You</p> <b>Britain was one of seven pre-qualified countries.</b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We amore <a href="https://twitter.com/ilvolo"><code>ilvolo</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Eurovision?src=hash">#Eurovision</a> <a href="http://t.co/O1GQsoX6Bs">pic.twitter.com/O1GQsoX6Bs</a></p>&mdash; ElectroVelvet (</code>ElectroVelvet) <a href="https://twitter.com/ElectroVelvet/status/601520494899236864">May 21, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The 20 shortlisted entries from this week’s two semi-finals will join contestants from seven pre-qualified countries, including Australia, in the grand finale on Saturday.</p> <p>The Eurovision Song Contest will be hosted by the first ever trio of presenters who will also be joined by last year’s Austrian winner Conchita Wurst.</p> <p>It is the second time Austria is hosting the contest, this time at the Weiner Stahthalle in Vienna.</p>