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Tonight: Super Super Saturday!


eurovision sweden 2016Just like last year, we will witness Super Saturdays with many shows happening all at once. Instead of opening all threads, hard to follow for everyone, we decided to have just one thread for all shows to follow live so we can all discuss them together. Let’s have fun!

ADal 2016Hungary – Tonight A Dal continues with the first semi final out of two. Last three weeks six out of ten acts made it through to the semi finals from each Heat. Tonight, 9 out of 18 songs that made it out of the heats will participate and 4 will qualify. It will be hosted by Csilla Tatár and Levente Harsányi.

This is tonight’s line-up (not the actual draw):

  • Benj Kötéltánc
  • B The First You Told Me You Loved Me
  • Gergő Oláh – Győz a jó
  • Kállay Saunders Band Who We Are
  • Karmapolis & Böbe Szécsi Hold On To
  • MushuUncle Tom
  • Petruska Trouble in My Mind
  • Reni Tolvai Fire
  • Szilvia Agárdi It Is Love

A jury vote vote on the entries of the night and their top 3 qualifies. Then televote alone will decide which among the last 6 gets picked up for the Final. The jury members are Pierrot, Zséda, Károly Freinreisz and Miklós Both. The show will start tonight at 19:40 (CET) and can be watched here.


Melodifestivalen 2016Sweden – SVT resumes Melodifestivalen 2016 with the second semifinal: Malmö’s. You can click on here to go read what we wrote on tonight’s line-up and on here to watch some snippets. The show will be hosted by Gina Dirawi.

Tonight’s draw is as follows:

  1. David Lindgren – We Are Your Tomorrow
  2. Victor & Natten100%
  3. Molly Pettersson Hammar – Hunger
  4. IsaI Will Wait
  5. Krista Siegfrids – Faller
  6. Patrik Isaksson, Tommy Nilsson & Uno Svenningsson – Håll Mitt Hjärta Hårt
  7. WictoriaSave Me

The show was supposed to be co-hosted with Charlotte Perrelli (MF winner in 1999 and 2008 and Eurovision winner in 1999), but since Charlotte Perrelli did advertisements for a mobile phone compagny and that it’s not allowed by SVT, she will only be a guest performer. The night’s theme will be “female schlager diva”. 100% televote will decide 2 songs to go through to the final and 2 songs to second chance. The show starts at 20:00 (CET) and can be watched here.


logoEstonia – ERT, the Estonian broadcaster, will start tonight Eesti Laul 2016, the national final for Eurovision 2016. There will be 10 out of 20 overall entries participating tonight and only 5 will make it to the final with 50% televote and jury. The show will be hosted by Henry Kõrvits and Maris Kõrvits.

Tonight’s line -up is as follows:

  1. The Jingles  Love a Little Bit
  2. Würffel I’m Facing North
  3. Mick Pedaja Seis
  4. Indrek Ventmann  Hispaania Tüdruk
  5. Cartoon feat. Kristel Aaslaid – Immortality
  6. KéaLonely Boy
  7. Kati Laev & NoorkuuKaugel Sinust
  8. Zebra Island How Many Times
  9. Laura PõldvereSupersonic
  10. Windy BeachSalty Wounds

There are two different sets tonight: a live portion of the show will take place in a  Tallinn studio with artists discussing with hosts and the performances have already been recorded and will be shown throughout. The show starts at 20:35 (CET) and can be watched here.


iceland logoIceland – RUV, the Icelandic broadcaster, will resume tonight Söngvakeppnin 2016, the national final for Eurovision 2016. There will be 6 out of 12 overall entries participating tonight and only 3 will make it to the final with 100% televote deciding. The show will be hosted by Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir and Guðrún Dís Emilsdóttir.

Tonight’s line -up is as follows:

  1. Þórdís Birna Borgarsdóttir & Guðmundur Snorri Sigurðarson – Spring yfir heiminn
  2. Erna Mist & Magnús Thorlacius – Ótöluð orð
  3. Helgi Valur Ásgeirsson – Óvær
  4. Elísabet Ormslev – Á ný
  5. Pálmi Gunnarsson – Ég leiði þig heim
  6. Alda Dís Arnardóttir – Augnablik

All songs are available here. The interval acts will feature performances by Högni Egilsson and Pollapönk. The show starts at 21:00 (CET) and can be watched here.


UMK 2015 smallFinland – Finnish broadcaster, YLE, will resume tonight Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2016, its national final for Eurovision. 6 out of 18 overall songs are taking part tonight and 3 will make it through with 100% televote decision.  Tonight’s show will be hosted by Roope Salminen alongside Krista Siegfrids

This is tonight’s line-up:

  • Attention 2Ready For The Show
  • Cristal SnowLove Is Blind
  • Annica Milán & Kimmo BlomGood Enough
  • Rafaela TrudaRise Up
  • Ylona – Blazing Fire
  • Mikael SaariOn It Goes

The money gathered with televote will be donated to charity Nenäpäivä-säätiö, which fund projects in developing countries. The show starts at 20:00 (CET) and can be watched here.


logoDenmark – DR, the national broadcaster of Denmark, will host its national final tonight, Melodi Grand Prix 2016. There are ten finalists and 3 will make it to the superfinal on 50% televote an 5% jury. The winner will then be selected by televote only. The show will be hosted by Jacob Riising and Annette Heick with Hilda Heick in the greenroom.

This is tonight’s line-up:

  1. David Jay – Rays of Sunlight
  2. Simone – Heart Shaped Hole
  3. Bracelet – Breakaway
  4. Sophia Nohr – Blue Horizon
  5. Veronica’s Illusion – The Wrong Kind
  6. Lighthouse X – Soldiers Of Love
  7. Kristel Lisberg – Who Needs A Heart
  8. Jessica – Break It Good
  9. Muri & Mario – To Stjerner
  10. Anja Nissen – Never Alone

The show starts at 20:00 (CET) and can be watched here.


ukraine logoUkraine – NTU, the national broadcaster of Ukraine, will resume its national final tonight with the second Semi-final out of two: so 9 out of 18 songs will participate tonight and only 3 will make it through based on 50% televote an 5% jury. The show will be hosted by Dmytro Tankovich and Oleksandr Pedan.

This is tonight’s line-up:

  1. Arkadiy Voytyuk – Vse v tobi
  2. AlloiseCrown
  3. JapandaAnime
  4. NuAngelsHigher
  5. Pur:PurWe Do Change
  6. Peaks of KingsLast Hope
  7. Viktoria PetrykOverload
  8. PringlezEasy To Love
  9. Sunsay – Love Manifest

Both jury and televote will give points to all entries from 1 to 9 (9 being the favorite) and the top three entries make it through to the final. The jury will be Konstantin Meladze, Ruslana and Andriy Danylko (Verka Serduchka). The show starts at 18:00 (CET) and can be watched here.


 

logoSwitzerland – SRF, the German-speaking national broadcaster of Switzerland, will host its national final tonight, Die Entscheidungsshow 2016 with other national broadcasters SRG SSR. There are 6 finalists and 50% televote an 5% jury will decide the winner. The show will be hosted in Kreuzlingen by Sven Epinay.

This is tonight’s line-up:

  1. Vincent Gross Half A Smile
  2. Bella C – Another World
  3. Kaceo – Disque D’Or
  4. Theo – Because Of You
  5. Rykka – The Last Of Our Kind
  6. Stanley Miller – Feel The Love

The six artists will sing international hits during the show. Conchita Wurst and the last witzerland talent show winner Flavio Rizzello will be part of the interval act. The show at 20:10 (CET) and can be watched here.


lithuaniaLithuania – This is week 6 of the impossible to follow Lithuanian national final. So based on what we gathered online, we have 8 more songs competing tonight with only 4 making it through. Tonight’s show is hosted by Andrius Rožickas and Gerūta Griniūtė.

This is tonight’s line-up:

  1. Valdas Lacko – Stay Tonight
  2. Catrinah – Be Free
  3. Ištvan Kvik & Ellada – Please Don’t Cry
  4. Donny Montell – I’ve Been Waiting for This Night
  5. Eglė Jakštytė – Let Me Show You
  6. Erica Jennings – Leading Me Home
  7. PetunijaTomorrow
  8. Rūta Ščiogolevaitė – United

The public, an international jury and national jury all scored the songs and each score will be added up. The jury members are Darius Užkuraitis, Nomeda Kazlaus, Ramūnas Zilnys and Valdas Burnys. The show was pre-recorded during the week but will be shown on LRT tonight at 20:00 (CET) and can be watched here.


Recap of the weekend shows:

  • Hungary 13.02.16 Hungary A Dal Semi-final 1
  • Sweden 13.02.16 Sweden Semi-final 2
  • Denmark 13.02.16 Denmark Final
  • Iceland 13.02.16 Iceland Semi-final 2
  • Finland 13.02.16 Finland Semi-final 2
  • Switzerland 13.02.16 Switzerland Final
  • Italy 13.02.16 Italy Final
  • Estonia 13.02.16 Estonia Semi-final 1
  • Lithuania 13.02.16 Lithuania show 6
  • Ukraine 13.02.16 Ukraine Semi-final 2
  • Latvia 14.02.16 Latvia Supernova Semi-final 2

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387 comments on “Tonight: Super Super Saturday!

  1. I love Erna&Magnus!I so hope they’ll wualify although it seems like a long shot.

  2. Look away Napoli supporters. Juventus with an 88th minute dagger. Wow.

  3. What will finish first? The serie A season or San Remo?

  4. Pheww!Elisabeta is in.

  5. Oh no!I knew it. :(

  6. As I don’t know when the Italian song will be chosen, my rankings are now:
    Albania
    Spain
    Switzerland
    Austria
    Malta
    Belgium
    Belarus
    Denmark
    Ireland

    I would’ve expected someone to beat Albania by now, but with all these horrible results I don’t know.

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