In Pictures: Eurovision fans dress up for second semi-final

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Eurovision superfans turned up to the second semi-final dressed as their favourite acts.

The latest knock-out round is taking place in Liverpool and fans from across the UK and world have filled the city.

Outside the M&S Bank Arena, ticket-holders were spotted dressed as Finnish hopeful Kaarija, known for his luminous green bolero-style jacket, 2022 UK entrant Sam Ryder, and eccentric Ukrainian drag artist Verka Serduchka, who came second at the contest in 2007.

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Some fans dressed as Finnish hopeful Kaarija, known for his green bolero-style jacket (Richard McCarthy/PA)
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A Sam Ryder lookalike (Richard McCarthy/PA)
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Fans from around the world gathered in Liverpool (Richard McCarthy/PA)
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These fans celebrated Austria’s entry, Who The Hell Is Edgar? (Richard McCarthy/PA)

Australian fans arrived dressed as their national act, Voyager, a five-piece from Perth known for their space rock, who have toured the world many times.

Others turned out wearing Union flag-inspired outfits or in LGBTQ rainbow flag facepaint.

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A nod to Ukrainian drag artist Verka Serduchka (Richard McCarthy/PA)
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Rainbow flag facepaint was sported by scores of fans (Richard McCarthy/PA)

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