Eurovision Song Contest 2022: When and where to watch
- This year's Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is the 66th edition of the competition
- The final will be held in Turin on Saturday, May 14
- Forty countries are participating
This year's Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is the 66th edition of the competition. The contest has forty countries, with Armenia and Montenegro returning after missing the previous edition. Russia had intended to participate but was barred owing to its invasion of Ukraine.
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When is the Eurovision Song Contest Final 2022?
The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 final will be held in Turin on Saturday, May 14, and will be hosted by Italian TV star Alessandro Cattelan and singers Laura Pausini and Mika.
Where will the final be held?
The previous Eurovision Song Event winner receives the honour of hosting the next one, with Italy's Mneskin winning in 2021, Turin will host the Eurovision 2022.
The capacity of this year's venue, Palasport Olimpico, which is officially known by its sponsored name, Pala Alpitour, is 13,347 when configured with its end.
With a capacity of roughly 16,600 people for a basketball game, the venue is Italy's largest indoor athletic stadium.
How to watch Eurovision Song Contest Final 2022?
It will be shown live on BBC One from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., with Graham Norton providing his customary commentary. It will also be available on BBC iPlayer.
Before the final, two semi-finals are held to determine the list of competitors who will compete in the final. The first semifinal took place on May 10th, 2022. The second will take place on May 14, 2022.
Here's a list of the first semi-final qualifiers-
1. Armenia- Rosa Linn, 'Snap'
2.Iceland- Systur, 'Með Hækkandi Sól'
3. Lithuania -Monika Lui, 'Sentimental'
4. MARO, 'Saudade Saudade'
5. Norway -Subwoolfer, 'Give That Wolf A Banana'
6. Greece -Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord, 'Die Together'
7. Ukraine - Kalush Orchestra, 'Stefania'
8. Moldova -Zdob și Zdub & Advahov Brothers ,'Trenulețul'
9. Netherlands-S10 ,'De Diepte'
10. Albania- Ronela Hajati , 'Sekret'
11. Latvia -Citi Zēni, 'Eat Your Salad'
12. Slovenia - LPS, 'Disko'
13. Bulgaria - Intelligent Music Project, 'Intention'
14. Croatia -Mia Dimšić, 'Guilty Pleasure'
15. Denmark -Reddi, 'The Show'
16. Austria- LUM! X feat. Pia Maria, 'Halo'