Ireland is now one of the favourites to win the Eurovision tonight

Eurovision 2018

SuRie interview: 'Brexit won't affect our Eurovision chances at all'

The show will be broadcast on BBC One and hosted by Graham Norton, with the victor expected to be announced at 11.35pm this evening.

The bookmaker's office is taking bets for Ukrainian Melovin with the song Under The Ladder with the index 101, which allows to count only on the 18 place. If that isn't wonderful, I don't know what is.

Viewers praised SuRie for her handling of the rattling moment, as security bounded on stage and dragged the man away.

"We are not sure what is going to happen or whether we will get an opportunity to perform again".

Cyprus is odds-on favourite to win this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal and Betfair are tipping them 5/4.

The show, watched by millions around the world, got underway at the riverside Altice Arena with performances by Portuguese fado stars Ana Moura and Mariza, a willowy singer with bleached blonde hair.

Australia's Jessica Mauboy during rehearsals ahead of the Eurovision 2018 grand final.

Israel's Netta Barzilai is tipped as a top contender to win the Eurovision title this year.

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The 25-year-old former singer in the Israeli Navy band accompanies the up-tempo song with trills, clucking sounds and chicken-like dance moves.

The dress came to life with lighting displays and laser effects as she sung.

Today, it has a combined global audience of around 200 million and has launched the careers of a few of its winners, most notably ABBA and Celine Dion.

Ireland made it to Saturday's final.

Coming after last year's much-seen stage invasion, the question has to be asked: How does this keep happening?

No country can vote for its own contestant.

The Dubliner is now third favourite to win and he will perform third from last.

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