Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Semi-Final (1)
Since 2008, two Semi-Finals have been held to decide which countries will be represented in the Grand Final. The first Semi-Final of the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest took place in Oslo, Norway, on Tuesday, 25th May.
The voting during the show
The ten qualifiers were decided by a 50/50 combination of jury and public votes. The results were combined and each country's 10 favourites were awarded 1 to 8, 10 and 12 points based on the number of votes. The top ten countries then qualified to the Grand Final.
France, Germany and Spain voted in the first Semi-Final.