42 nations competed in Azerbaijan’s Crystal Hall to win the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku. Since I was doing write-ups for each entry, I thought it was a good idea to get organised and have a little navigation hub. So here it is. You can click the little flag hearts to see the blog post for that entry.
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 1 reviews (Växjö)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 2 review (Göteborg)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 3 review (Leksand)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 4 review (Malmö)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Final preview (Stockholm Globen)
Semi-Final One – 22 May 2012
Semi-Final Two – 24 May 2012
Grand Final – 26 May 2012
26 nations made it to the final, ten from each semi-final, the host nation Azerbaijan, and the “Big Five” nations who automatically qualify by virtue of being the biggest contributors to the European Broadcasting Union.