Caffe` Latte` presents…
THAT FAILED TO QUALIFY
AT THE SEMI-FINALS
As more countries wished to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest, Semi-Finals became necessary by 1993 in order to limit the duration of the Grand Final. This countdown looks back on 45 culled – but worthy- entries that failed to progress from a Semi-Final and therefore missed out on competing in the Grand Final:
Despite an energetic delivery, Lidia Isac's "Falling Stars" was stopped at the first Semi-Final in 2016. Moldova's entry finished 2nd last in that heat.
To get you in the mood for Eurovision in Kiev, check out Caffé Latté’s special ESC playlist on Spotify.