Eurovision Song Contest 2011 Semi-Final (1)
Since 2008, two Semi-Finals have been held to decide which countries will participate in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. The first Semi-Final of the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest was held on Tuesday 10th May.
The voting during the show
Citizens of each participating country voted by telephone and SMS. Professional juries also voted. Each country's 10 favourites (combination of public and jury) were awarded 1 to 8, 10 and 12 points based on the number of votes. The top 10 countries qualified for the Grand Final.
The United Kingdom and Spain broadcast and voted in this Semi-Final.