The excitement builds as the Eurovision Song Contest approaches its climax with the second semi-final set for tonight. This event will finalize the list of competitors for Saturday’s grand finale. Already, 16 songs have secured their spots in the final round. However, tonight’s competition is critical as 16 more entrants vie for the remaining 10 slots.

The semi-final will be broadcast live at 21:00 from the Malmö Arena in Sweden, hosted by Petra Mede and Malin Åkerman. Malta’s own Sarah Bonnici, performing “Loop,” will have the honor of opening the show. Despite facing challenging odds, there is a hopeful buzz among Maltese fans rooting for Sarah to defy expectations and advance to the grand finale.

Support for Sarah is strong, with heartfelt cheers of “Go Sarah, Malta is with you!” echoing from her homeland. As the performances unfold, all eyes will be on the hopefuls to see who will triumph and move on to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest’s final showdown this Saturday.