Eurovision 2022: Emotions run high as Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra qualify for final

Ukrainian fans have been celebrating in Turin, as folk-rap band the Kalush Orchestra qualified for Eurovision’s final on Saturday.

Support for the band has swelled since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, and tonight’s semi-final victory has cemented their position as favourites to win the competition.

You can read more about the first semi-final here.

Watch the Eurovision Song Contest Final on BBC iPlayer and BBC One, at 20:00 BST on Saturday 14 May.

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