Eurovision Song Contest 2022

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The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 was the 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest that took place in Turin, Italy, after Måneskin won for their country in Rotterdam, Netherlands in 2021. 40 countries participated in the 2022 edition, one more than in 2021. It was the first time since 2011 that a "Big Five" country hosted the contest. The contest was won by Kalush Orchestra representing Ukraine

Production[change | change source]

The two semi-finals was held on 10 and 12 May, the Grand Final was held on 14 May 2022.

In January 2022 the official artwork and slogan were announced. The slogan for the 2022 contest was "The Sound of Beauty".

The shows was hosted by Alessandro Cattelan, Laura Pausini and Mika. Both Laura and Mika are famous Italian-born singers.

Venue and location[change | change source]

in October 2021 it was officially announced that the contest will take place in the [[Pala Alpitour]] in Turin. Turin is Italy´s fourth largest city. It will be the third time in a row that not a capital city will host the event after Rotterdam and Tel Aviv.

Participating countries[change | change source]

The EBU announced on 20 October 2021 that 41 countries would participate in the 2022 contest. Armenia and Montenegro will both return to the contest after a two-year break. In February 2022, right after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the EBU announced to ban Russia from this year´s contest. Russia was originally on the list of participants and should have taken part. Therefore 40 countries participated in 2022.

First Semi-Final[change | change source]

17 countries performed in the first semi-final on 10 May 2022. 10 countries qualified, the other 7 missed the spot for the Grand Final. Like in the years before, both the international juries from each country as well as the public will decide who will qualify for the final. The votes will be added up separately.

R/O[1] Country[2] Artist[3] Song[3] Language Points Place[4]
1  Albania Ronela Hajati "Sekret" Albanian, English 58 12
2  Latvia Citi Zēni "Eat Your Salad" English 55 14
3  Lithuania Monika Liu "Sentimentai" Lithuanian 159 7
4   Switzerland Marius Bear "Boys Do Cry" English 118 9
5  Slovenia LPS "Disko" Slovene 15 17
6  Ukraine Kalush Orchestra "Stefania" (Стефанія) Ukrainian 337 1
7  Bulgaria Intelligent Music Project "Intention" English 29 16
8  Netherlands S10 "De diepte" Dutch 221 2
9  Moldova Zdob și Zdub and Advahov Brothers "Trenulețul" Romanian, English 154 8
10  Portugal Maro "Saudade, saudade" English, Portuguese 208 4
11  Croatia Mia Dimšić "Guilty Pleasure" English, Croatian 75 11
12  Denmark Reddi "The Show" English 55 13
13  Austria Lumix Template:Feat. Pia Maria "Halo" English 42 15
14  Iceland Systur "Með hækkandi sól" Icelandic 103 10
15  Greece Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord "Die Together" English 211 3
16  Norway Subwoolfer "Give That Wolf a Banana" English 177 6
17  Armenia Rosa Linn "Snap" English 187 5

Second Semi-Final[change | change source]

18 countries performed in the first semi-final on 12 May 2022. 10 countries qualified, the other 8 missed the spot for the Grand Final.

R/O[1] Country[2] Artist[5] Song[5] Language Points Place[6]
1  Finland The Rasmus "Jezebel" English 162 7
2  Israel Michael Ben David "I.M" English 61 13
3  Serbia Konstrakta "In corpore sano" Serbian, Latin 237 3
4  Azerbaijan Nadir Rustamli "Fade to Black" English 96 10
5  Georgia Circus Mircus "Lock Me In" English 22 18
6  Malta Emma Muscat "I Am What I Am" English 47 16
7  San Marino Achille Lauro "Stripper" Italian, English 50 14
8  Australia Sheldon Riley "Not the Same" English 243 2
9  Cyprus Andromache "Ela" (Έλα) English, Greek 63 12
10  Ireland Brooke "That's Rich" English 47 15
11  North Macedonia Andrea "Circles" English 76 11
12  Estonia Stefan "Hope" English 209 5
13  Romania WRS "Llámame" English, Spanish 118 9
14  Poland Ochman "River" English 198 6
15  Montenegro Vladana "Breathe" English, Italian 33 17
16  Belgium Jérémie Makiese "Miss You" English 151 8
17  Sweden Cornelia Jakobs "Hold Me Closer" English 396 1
18  Czech Republic We Are Domi "Lights Off" English 227 4

Final[change | change source]

The Final took place on 14 May 2022. Twenty-five countries participated in the final, composing of the "Big Five" (among which is the host country Italy) and the qualifiers from each semi-final. All the 40 participating countries voted in the final. The host country Italy performed 9th in the final, which was decided by the production team.

  Winner
R/O[7] Country[2] Artist[8] Song[8] Language Points[8] Place[8]
1  Czech Republic We Are Domi "Lights Off" English 38 22
2  Romania WRS "Llámame" English, Spanish 65 18
3  Portugal Maro "Saudade, saudade" English, Portuguese 207 9
4  Finland The Rasmus "Jezebel" English 38 21
5   Switzerland Marius Bear "Boys Do Cry" English 78 17
6  France Alvan and Ahez "Fulenn" Breton 17 24
7  Norway Subwoolfer "Give That Wolf a Banana" English 182 10
8  Armenia Rosa Linn "Snap" English 61 20
9  Italy Mahmood and Blanco "Brividi" Italian 268 6
10  Spain Chanel "SloMo" Spanish, English 459 3
11  Netherlands S10 "De diepte" Dutch 171 11
12  Ukraine Kalush Orchestra "Stefania" (Стефанія) Ukrainian 631 1
13  Germany Malik Harris "Rockstars" English 6 25
14  Lithuania Monika Liu "Sentimentai" Lithuanian 128 14
15  Azerbaijan Nadir Rustamli "Fade to Black" English 106 16
16  Belgium Jérémie Makiese "Miss You" English 64 19
17  Greece Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord "Die Together" English 215 8
18  Iceland Systur "Með hækkandi sól" Icelandic 20 23
19  Moldova Zdob și Zdub and Advahov Brothers "Trenulețul" Romanian, English 253 7
20  Sweden Cornelia Jakobs "Hold Me Closer" English 438 4
21  Australia Sheldon Riley "Not the Same" English 125 15
22  United Kingdom Sam Ryder "Space Man" English 466 2
23  Poland Ochman "River" English 151 12
24  Serbia Konstrakta "In corpore sano" Serbian, Latin 312 5
25  Estonia Stefan "Hope" English 141 13

References[change | change source]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "REVEALED: the 41 countries joining Eurovision in Turin 2022". Eurovision.tv. EBU. 20 October 2021. Archived from the original on 20 October 2021. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
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  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 "Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Grand Final". Eurovision.tv. EBU. Retrieved 6 February 2022.

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