|The draw for Eurovision 2011 - Semi Final 1.|
Positives - It will make the show more interesting because there won't by loads of ballads at one point, for example. SVT will mix it up therefore the show won't boring, they say. It will be good to see how they deal with this and who get's the "unlucky" slots.
Negatives - If a country is drawn early and does really bad then the broadcasters will moan and kick up a storm. This could come back to bite the EBU on the arse also as countries such as Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Armenia and those kind of countries won't be impressed if they get a bad draw!
However one country will be selected by draw alone and that's the host, Sweden. All the other countries slots will be selected by the producers. It begs the question, will Montenegro perform st in the First Semi Final again? Will Denmark and Norway get a good draw? Will the UK be performing first again? Will the favourites be drawn around the start of the show? This will be so interesting and I am looking forward to seeing how this will plan out.
The majority of fans are not impressed by this as they think it could cause problems (well, it will!) between broadcasters who get an early draw, especially if they are drawn early in the semi and final. Norway and Denmark will perform in different semi finals - this has been confirmed! But is the draw that important?
Remember the 2012 draw? We won't be seeing that next year!
So what do you think about this? Let us know! :D