|Eurovision Song Contest 2009|
|Semi-final 1 date||12 May 2009|
|Semi-final 2 date||14 May 2009|
|Final date||16 May 2009|
|Venue||Olympic Indoor Arena, Moscow, Russia|
|Presenter(s)|| Ivan Urgant|
|Host broadcaster||Channel One|
|Opening act||Final: The Tomalchevy Twins|
|Interval act|| Semi-final 1: Alexandrov Ensemble feat. t.A.T.u. with "Not Gonna Get Us"
Semi-final 2: Igor Moiseyev Ensemble – "Folk Dances from Different Countries"
|Number of entries||42|
|Voting system||12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 points for each ten country's favourites|
|Eurovision Song Contest|
The Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the 54th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest held annually, in the Olympic Indoor Arena, in Moscow, Russia. It was their first time hosting the event after Dima Bilan's win the previous year. The two semi finals took place on the 12th of May and 14th of May respectively, and the final on the 16th of May.