After having qualified for the final, the first ten qualifier had to pick a number that would be their starting position in the final. EuroVisionary brings you the exiting moments on video so you can see how the ten participants reacted to their lucky number.
The fifth day of rehearsals saw most of the countries participating in the first semi-final rehearse for the second time. The day started in the Balkans with Montenegro and ended, well, in the Balkans with Bosnia.
Day two of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest offered, just like the first day, a wide variety of performances at the press conferences. EuroVisionary have collected the best bits in a video that includes accoustic and acapella performances and even a Stradivarius.
After realising a CD that includes some of his biggest hits as well as five new songs DJ BoBo is ready to start his Vampires Alive tour. From the 30th of April til the autumn he will be touring in Switzerland, Germany and Poland.
It appears like the Bulgarian participants become the eight 2008 Eurovision Song Contest act to be revealed as part of the line up for the UK Eurovision Preview party. The event, which is being billed as the biggest Eurovision event in London since 1977, will take place on Friday 25th April.
Our news update from the 28th of February 2008. Featuring pre selection songs from Finland and Sweden plus selected songs from Bulgaria, Iceland, Ukraine, Israel, Ireland, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Greece.