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21 May 2021, 14:50
The annual singing competition is taking place in Rotterdam this Saturday
After last year's event was cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Eurovision Song Contest is returning to our screens - and promises to be bigger than ever.
While Covid-19 has still disrupted this year's event somewhat, with Iceland's entry and 2019 winner Duncan Laurence being forced to pull out of the live performance after testing positive, the show is still going ahead and will be broadcast around the world.
Live coverage will be kicking off from 8pm on May 22, and will run until around midnight.
So, ahead of the Grand Final, here's everything you need to know about Eurovision voting.
With the semi-final stage now over, the final contestants taking part in the Grand Final have been confirmed.
Here's the running order:
Voting lines open as soon as the last act has performed and will close 15 minutes later.
There are three methods of voting in the Grand Final. They are:
Through the app
You can download the official Eurovision app for free on the App Store or Google Play.
As well as featuring profiles on all the performers, the app also enables users to vote.
Sending an SMS
The number to text will appear on screen during the live broadcast. Network charges and additional fees may be incurred.
Calling to cast your vote
Likewise, the number to call to cast your vote will be displayed on screen during the event.
You can only vote for one person at any one time, and cast a maximum of three votes.
You will not be allowed to vote for the country you are based in.
Whilst previously the outcome was decided by a professional jury only, televotes now make up 50% of the result.
The jury is made up of five people and will be the same panel from one of the semi-finals. They judge the second dress rehearsal, which is also known as the Jury Final.
The maximum number of points that can be awarded is twelve. The jury's votes will automatically be added to the scoreboard, before a representative from each nation declares the result of the televotes live.
These votes are then also added to the league table, which will update throughout the show.
Neither the jury nor televoters can vote for the country which they represent.
This year's Eurovision Song Contest is being held in Rotterdam on Saturday, May 22.