Eurovision Song Contest 2012 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 2012 Eurovision Song Contest took place on Tuesday 22nd 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.
Azerbaijan, Italy and Spain voted in this Semi-Final.