Allora! After a long wait, the host city of Eurovision 2022 has finally been confirmed. The EBU today announced that the 2022 edition of the song contest will be hosted in the northern Italy city of Turin. The grand final of Eurovision 2022 has been confirmed for 14 May 2022.

Turin — known in Italian as Torino — is the capital of the Piedmont region. It is located near the Swiss and French borders and is an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.

The city’s host venue is the Pala Alpitour arena (formerly known as the PalaOlimpico), which boasts more than 13,000 seats and a height of 18 meters.

Eurovision Executive Supervisor Martin Österdahl was enthusiastic about the choice of host city, saying:

‘Turin is the perfect Host City for the 66th Eurovision Song Contest.

“As we saw during the 2006 Winter Olympics, PalaOlimpico exceeds all the requirements needed to stage a global event of this scale and we have been very impressed with the enthusiasm and commitment from the City of Turin who will welcome thousands of fans next May.

“This will be the first Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Italy in 30 years and, together with our Host broadcaster Rai, we are determined to make it a special one.”

The grand final will be held on Saturday 14 May 2022, with the semi-finals on Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 May.

Turin previously pitched the hosting with a glossy promotional video that celebrated Torino’s place in Italy’s cultural and commercial history. Turin will be the third Italian city to host the Eurovision Song Contest, following Naples (1965) and Rome (1991).

 

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The Eurovision 2022 host city selection process

The announcement of the Eurovision 2022 host city has taken a little longer than usual, leaving some fans feeling anxious. But with today’s announcement, it’s clear that the announcement has been made with plenty of time for Eurovision 2022 planning to get underway.

The host city selection process began earlier in the year, with 17 Italian cities expressing an interest in hosting the 2022 edition of the song contest. From that, 11 cities went ahead and formerly applied.

From that, the potential cities were reportedly narrowed down to five likely candidates. The cities were visited and inspected to gauge their suitability as potential host cities.

While it was expected that the host city announcement would be released in September, nothing was heard and it seemed that the process was shrouded in mystery. However, Italian fans noted that many Italian municipalities were undergoing their local elections, so it made sense that the final decision and announcement would be made after the elections.

And the early October announcement isn’t the latest a host city has been revealed. In 2010, German broadcaster NDR confirmed on 12 October that Düsseldorf would be the host city of Eurovision 2011.

What do you think? Will Turin make a good host city for Eurovision 2022? Will you make the journey in May 2022? Tell us your thoughts below!

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Vladimir P.
Vladimir P.
12 days ago

I wish they had chosen Bologna.

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
12 days ago

Now that we finally have a whole city and dates, The next information me to know is how many countries will participate in 2022. I’m hoping it’ll be 40 if Armenia returns and nobody else withdraws. The next stage of probably be the logo and slogan, but I could come later.

Liam Lindsay
Liam Lindsay
12 days ago

Has the UK announced their intention to complete/withdraw from Eurovision 2022 yet. I want them in but, only a few days until the 11th deadline and I’m a tiny bit nervous now.

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
12 days ago
Reply to  Liam Lindsay

I said wondering when we’re going to get the full list of all the participating countries for 2022. I hoping that it will be 40 countries if Armenia returns and nobody else withdraws that has participate it in 2021, what would the UK actually have the balls to withdraw? That remains to be seen

Azaad
Azaad
11 days ago
Reply to  Liam Lindsay

I don’t think any member of the big 5 can realistically withdraw lest they risk a permanent ban.

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
11 days ago
Reply to  Azaad

Italy withdrew for 13 years, but that was before the big four protection status was created. I don’t think the EBU wants any big five member to leave. It would be a financial and ratings disaster

Jonas
Jonas
9 days ago
Reply to  Azaad

There’s no way that could even be remotely true, I don’t even understand how you could think that. They are not being held hostage by their own broadcasting union.

Azaad
Azaad
7 days ago
Reply to  Jonas

Not officially but there must be some form of de facto pressure given how automatic qualification and funding ratios work. If they were to return after withdrawing they’d probably lose their guaranteed spot in the final.

Denis
Denis
10 days ago
Reply to  Liam Lindsay

UK and Russia are usually the last countries to confirm participation so no need to worry. I think they just like to wait to the last day…

Badwoolfgirl
Badwoolfgirl
10 days ago
Reply to  Denis

Let’s wait for the official list of participants for Eurovision 2022. I’m hoping it’s 40 countries, if Armenia returns, but I will be surprised if it goes over that.

Barry
Barry
12 days ago

I am curious if there will be ‘Live-on-Tape’ back-ups again?

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
12 days ago
Reply to  Barry

It would be smart to have them again in case the pandemic situation hasn’t improved by May 2022

Patrick Mares
Patrick Mares
11 days ago
Reply to  Barry

Yes, they already confirmed that it is allowed!

Kirby
Kirby
12 days ago

Congratulations to Turin!!! Now I hope the visual identity talks Italy. Please not another dark-backgrounded logo!!! I understand Eurovision takes place in the evening through the night, but it’s time the sub-logo became a little different from the fold (well, Lisbon 2018 did it.). Let’s see, the logo reveal is another milestone in the Eurovision season.

mamaaa oooooh
mamaaa oooooh
12 days ago
Reply to  Kirby

the eurovision social media design has recently been very colourful and vibrant so you may be in for a treat!

Efraim
Efraim
13 days ago

Going off topic for a moment: As of yesterday (October 8), Toñi Prieto is no longer the Director of Entertainment at TVE. It’s a new age, yes it is!

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
12 days ago
Reply to  Efraim

Where did you find out about the news?

Efraim
Efraim
12 days ago
Reply to  BadWoolfGirl

FormulaTV and Eurovision-Spain have both reported about it.

Devito
Devito
13 days ago

It was either Turin or Milan and my bet was Turin because it is less known to the broad public. Winning over the capital of fashion must feel great. Yay!

Esc addict
Esc addict
13 days ago

Ok my choice would have been Milan for some private reasons or Bologna for the symbol, but Turin is not a bad choice and it represents another symbol being so near to France and Switzerland, the runner up and the 3rd of this esc year, even nearer to them than the italian capital. I guess it will have many french and swiss eurofans in the audience this year, more than usual. Now looking forward for the slogan and the stage design after that, focus on the jesc 2021, and again after the national final season will begin, everything will come… Read more »

Last edited 13 days ago by Esc addict
Alvaro
Alvaro
13 days ago

Congrats Torino! Great things await for May

Helena
Helena
13 days ago

The mafia of Bologna is looking for your after the fiasco of the promotion you did for them.

Shuma
Shuma
13 days ago

RAI right now
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Sabrina
Sabrina
13 days ago

Congrats to Torino and the Piemonte region! Never been there, but heard great things about the city. It’s crazy, but the simple announcement of the host city and the confirmed dates makes it feel like the event is just by the corner.

Rashad Guliyev
Rashad Guliyev
13 days ago

Finally we have some some information, although the venue is a bit of a disappointment. I guess no country has the possibility to invest in Eurovision like Azerbaijan did in 2012 with a megasize arena! Haha, but we can’t blame if some countries aren’t as wealthy as them.

Ivan
Ivan
13 days ago
Reply to  Rashad Guliyev

Or very simply, these countries actually have proper legislation on workers’ rights.

ga89
ga89
12 days ago
Reply to  Rashad Guliyev

Azerbaijan did not have a proper arena. Italy has. You do not need a megasize arena for a great show.

Luc
Luc
12 days ago
Reply to  Rashad Guliyev

They didn’t have the resources to invest in better public transportation and hotel infrastructure, apparently though

TL.
TL.
13 days ago

Great city! I also love the fact that it’s really close to France (last year’s number 2) and Switzerland (last year’s number 3)!

Oy oy
Oy oy
13 days ago

Curious what took them so long to decide? I think it’s great that Europe get a chance to know other cities than just the hosting-countries’ capitals.

Jenny
Jenny
13 days ago
Reply to  Oy oy

They probably decided weeks ago but waited until after the local elections to announce it, Rai wouldn’t want to be accused of trying to sway the elections by announcing the host city just a couple of weeks before them

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
13 days ago
Reply to  Jenny

That’s probably a smart choice. They probably didn’t want the host city choice to be politicized.

Babes
Babes
13 days ago

Turin’s venue is one of the best in Europe! Well done!

Jo.
Jo.
13 days ago

best news ever for me 😀

MTD
MTD
13 days ago

One question: it will be Turin or Torino?

I like Torino more. At the end of the day, the OLYMPICS were under that name. It’s stupid to go with Turin after an event of that scale.

Babes
Babes
13 days ago
Reply to  MTD

The Olympics were under the Turin 2006 logo internationally

Jonas
Jonas
13 days ago
Reply to  MTD

I suppose the EBU insist on having it in one of their official languages.

MTD
MTD
13 days ago
Reply to  Jonas

Well, it was Kyiv rather then Kiev, so…

Jonas
Jonas
13 days ago
Reply to  MTD

That was to avoid political trouble.

Azaad
Azaad
11 days ago
Reply to  MTD

Kiev is the transliteration of the Russian name for the city, not the English name. ESC 2005 was billed as Kyiv 2005 as well so it didn’t just arise out of Crimea.

Ivan
Ivan
13 days ago
Reply to  MTD

The show will be hosted in English, and the English name (and to be fair, Piedmontese too) of the city is Turin. I don’t see why they should name it otherwise since Torino sounds so odd when everything else is in English.

Lulu
13 days ago

Let’s hope for a better show than rome 91. That was a total mess

Vale
Vale
13 days ago
Reply to  Lulu

this refrain about rome91 is getting boring.

Tadhg
Tadhg
13 days ago
Reply to  Vale

Maybe you don’t remember Rome ’91?
I do, and it was an unmitigated farce!
Let’s hope they do a better job this time around. I suspect that the EBU will have much more say in how the whole thing is organised compared to 30 years ago.

Vale
Vale
13 days ago
Reply to  Tadhg

30 years ago. Exactly. Stop this refrain. In 1991, the show was moved at the last minute from Sanremo to Rome for safety reasons, due to the Gulf War. Yes, the hosts were not professional presenters and they were bad, but EBU just didn’t like the show was presented in Italian. Italy left for 17 years Eurovision (excluding 1997) also because this attitude and aggressive criticism towards Italy, which persists nowadays (and not let me open this pandora box, because the list would be too long, starting from the accusation of drug taking or the third out 10 placement of… Read more »

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BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
13 days ago
Reply to  Tadhg

I think eurovision 2022 will be better run than 1991.

Doris
Doris
12 days ago
Reply to  BadWoolfGirl

Don’t think so, 1991 was a real live orchestra and backsingers. 2022 will just be a half playback show like 2021.

Roo
Roo
13 days ago
Reply to  Vale

I’d hazzard a guess many of the people making this dumb comment aren’t even old enough to remember watching the contest in 1991.

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
13 days ago
Reply to  Roo

The 1991 contest actually did play during one of the year vision again events last year, so they might’ve seen it. I was only a mere baby when that contest happened

Last edited 13 days ago by BadWoolfGirl
T.J.
T.J.
13 days ago
Reply to  Lulu

Rome was ICONIC!!!! #Totocotugnoforever!!! Only thing that you could critizise: France should have been declares the winner

Fatima
Fatima
13 days ago

Went there for the European indoor athletics in 2009. A super arena and also loads of beautiful sights.

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
13 days ago

Finally! I think we all knew it was gonna be Turin in the end, but congratulations. The wait is over. And we’ve got dates. Things are finally kicking into high gear

Whisker
Whisker
13 days ago

Welcohme everytutti to Torinooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! You’re good to go!

sucof
sucof
13 days ago

we want a wiwibloggs correspondent in turin to do a video tour of the city as they did for bologna for a few months!

Denis
Denis
13 days ago

Yaay:)
I must admit the annoucement gave me chills and a longing to once agian step into the ESC bubble. First steps taken:)

esc_fl
esc_fl
13 days ago

Good choice! Can’t wait!

CatcoolH
CatcoolH
13 days ago

I happened to be in Turin this summer and it’s a beautiful city! So I’m really happy that ESC will be hosted there!

Andrea A
Andrea A
13 days ago

Ehy Guys, for all those that say “Torino is boring” I suggest you to go first and have a look. Torino was the first capital city of the Kingdom of Italy, home of the Royal Family, the House of Savoy. It is an Italian city with a touch of France, many Palace and Piazza, interesting Museum (I Suggest to visit the Egyptian Museum, the largest out of Egypt or the Museo del Cinema if you are into movies). And it is very close to the Italian Alps, if you like nature and trekking, you will have many options within an… Read more »

Stephanie
13 days ago
Reply to  Andrea A

As a cycling fan, the outskirts of Turin (Venaria Reale, Pragelato, Sestriere and Bardonecchia) played host to the 19th stage of the Giro d’Italia in 2018, which set the scene for one of the most epic solo attacks I’ve ever witnessed! I also enjoyed watching the Winter Olympics in 2006, I’m looking forward to ESC 2022

Matt Church
Matt Church
13 days ago

Finally! The city we all pretty much suspected would be, was the one chosen.

Alex
Alex
13 days ago

I think is the first time when we have 3 consecutive non-capital cities hosting Eurovision.

Joe
Joe
13 days ago
Reply to  Alex

First time since the first four contests (Lugano, Frankfurt, Hilversum, and Cannes).

Denis
Denis
13 days ago
Reply to  Alex

Hmm. Isn’t Tel Aviv a de facto capital since most embassies are based there?

Liam Lindsay
Liam Lindsay
13 days ago
Reply to  Denis

Tel Aviv is to Israel like how Birmingham is to the UK, or how Sochi is to Russia. It’s more of a second city rather than a de jure or de facto Capital. But, given the dispute of Jerusalem in diplomatic, political and economic practices, Tel Aviv is and is not a Capital city. It is a very grey moral area.

Azaad
Azaad
13 days ago
Reply to  Denis

A capital is the city where the government is based (at least executive, but also legislative and judicial in most cases). Israel’s government (all three branches) are based in Jerusalem so it’s the capital, but due to the status of East Jerusalem, most countries prefer to have their embassies in Tel Aviv.

xxx
xxx
12 days ago
Reply to  Azaad

So not for The Netherlands where the government is based in The Hague and the capital is Amsterdam.
The capital is the city that has been declared to be the capital by a country.

xxx
xxx
12 days ago
Reply to  xxx

But we might be a bit strange, as the city where our national broadcaster is based, is not like in all other countries the capital,, but Hilversum.

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
13 days ago
Reply to  Alex

Turin is also the fourth first time host city in a row, Start from Lisbon, Tel Aviv, and Rotterdam

Joe
Joe
13 days ago
Reply to  BadWoolfGirl

Nothing will beat the run of 2002-2009 though

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
13 days ago
Reply to  Joe

Oh yeah, that was a fun decade of predominantly first time winners from 2001 2008. I don’t know or think will ever have such a long streak again, but I hope we get some more first time winners for the 2020s decade.

Darren
Darren
13 days ago

Well it’s settled. At last.
Well done Turin! I’m sure you will host a great Eurovision.
Let’s gooooo!!!!

We all kind of knew it would be Turin. But still, awesome looking city and much often overlooked in favour of Milan and Rome and Venice etc, so a perfect opportunity to show it off.
Interesting to to note that we haven’t had a capital city host since 2018.

Colin
Colin
13 days ago
Reply to  Darren

Yep, congrats Turin! I am looking forward to this! 🙂

I guess that if any among the smaller or less populated countries wins next, the event is bound to take place in a capital, as most other cities are less likely to have a needed venue. For example, if Croatia wins, I am 95% sure that the event would be held in Zagreb.

If, however, the UK, Germany, France, Russia, ect. wins next, then it’s just as plausible that a non-capital would host it again.

Liam Lindsay
Liam Lindsay
13 days ago
Reply to  Colin

I wouldn’t count out Split, Rijeka or Dubrovnik.

Colin
Colin
13 days ago
Reply to  Liam Lindsay

I am from Rijeka, and we have only two indoor halls which could even remotely serve as venues: Dvorana Mladosti and Sportska dvorana Zamet. First of whom has the capacity of just under 4000 people, and the second one a bit over 2300. For Rijeka to be chosen, EBU would have to agree that only the delegations, the press, closest friends and family, and perhaps a few chosen fans are able to attend in person. The only other possible option would be to build a roof over Stadium Kantrida, which can hold around 10000 visitors, or Stadium Rujevica, which can… Read more »

Last edited 13 days ago by Colin
Jonas
Jonas
13 days ago
Reply to  Colin

The contest has been in Germany three times, but never Berlin. I’d like to see them get a turn. Cardiff or Nice would be nice, though.

Badwoolfgirl
Badwoolfgirl
13 days ago
Reply to  Jonas

Well, Berlin was the capital of East Germany, so pre-unification Germany wouldn’t have been able to host Eurovision there because it was West Germany who participated between 1956 and 1990. 1991 was the first year a united Germany competed at the contest.

Jonas
Jonas
13 days ago
Reply to  Badwoolfgirl

Yeah, that’s what I was thinking of – there were reasons for it not being in Berlin, and a contest held there today would be a celebration of those reasons no longer existing. The Mercedes Benz Arena is even located at a still standing part of the Berlin Wall.

Colin
Colin
13 days ago
Reply to  Jonas

Never Berlin… That’s interesting! Yeah, a venue in Berlin seems good. As for France, I assume that Nice, Marseille, Cannes, Lyon, and Strasbourg could find a nice venue if chosen. 🙂

Esc addict
Esc addict
12 days ago
Reply to  Colin

France has the second biggest indoor arena of the world nearby Paris with a capacity of 40 000 persons, it would miss the opportunity to get the biggest esc ever in case of a french victory but yes they have other good arenas too in another cities, Cannes ‘s arena is too small.

Last edited 12 days ago by Esc addict
Esc addict
Esc addict
12 days ago
Reply to  Esc addict

Lol downvoted for that… sometimes I can’t understand the readers here…

Azaad
Azaad
13 days ago
Reply to  Colin

I wouldn’t be surprised if Berlin is an emergency host location for when a country can’t host and so it’s never in the running for when Germany itself gets to host after winning.

Colin
Colin
12 days ago
Reply to  Azaad

I’m unfamiliar with this, as it never happened in the 21st century, but if the winner is unable / unwilling to host, shouldn’t runner-up have the next refusal rights?

Jamie
Jamie
13 days ago

Lmao why are some people so mad and disappointed. The shows will take place indoors anyways. 99% of the audience will not even see the city. I’m just glad it’s a nice size arena, and not some conference center. Can’t wait to see it in action!

Eurovision fan
Eurovision fan
13 days ago

Milano is much more glamurous city for event like Eurovision

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Eurovision fan

But Milano didn’t have a suitable arena.

ItaloV
ItaloV
13 days ago
Reply to  Eurovision fan

I am sorry to disappoint you, but as much as I love Milano, torino is just as glamorous..

Jo.
Jo.
13 days ago
Reply to  Eurovision fan

Turin is far more glamorous, although Florence is my number 1

Sot
Sot
13 days ago

Let’s gooooo they finally did it! That teaser with the TV on Twitter yesterday got me thinking if today would be the day and it actually was! Thank you RAI

Xxx
Xxx
13 days ago

masks everywhere, green pass to go anywhere and one of the most draconian police states in the world right now. I love ITALY but wouldn’t go there now if they paid me

Azaad
Azaad
13 days ago
Reply to  Xxx

The state of Italian politics right now isn’t great but don’t criticise them for having sensible Covid measures in place.

Luc
Luc
13 days ago
Reply to  Azaad

They’re not sensible, they’re draconian and severe. You wouldn’t expect this with any other disease, would you?

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Luc

If one of the 140000 dead for covid in Italy was one of your close relatives you wouldn’t write your statement. Italy is safe now thanks to vaccines. Unfortunately there are still novax people. There is no need to wear a mask anymore outside. You are not happy to respect a simple rule, respect yourself and the others around you? Stay in your country.

Patrick Pastor
Patrick Pastor
12 days ago
Reply to  Vincenzo

It’s worse here in the United States – people here keep mistaking the inconvenience of COVID restrictions for oppression (some are even comparing vaccines to the Holocaust).

Luc
Luc
12 days ago
Reply to  Vincenzo

I had a relative and losing them was pretty rough, but death is part of life and life goes on. Also, humanity’s faced worse pandemics and has got out of them without any of this nonsense.
Besides, I didn’t say I was against vaccination, but that kind of stuff should stay private. And btw, if everyone’s vaccinated, why should these “sensible measures” still stay?

Last edited 12 days ago by Luc
Patrick Pastor
Patrick Pastor
4 days ago
Reply to  Luc

Because many aren’t vaccinated (or won’t do so). Besides, you can still get the virus even if you’re vaccinated (though the odds are much lower than an unvaccinated person).

shin
shin
13 days ago

yesss! finally! I couldn’t attend either way cuz of exams but sounds like a great place!

Bird Lover
Bird Lover
13 days ago

yawn. waiting for 2023

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Bird Lover

Yes. Wait for 2068. It’s better for you. Especially because we can easily avoid to host people like you in Italy. You will attend Siberia 2068.

Jake Mason
Jake Mason
13 days ago

Also a youtuber called SimDane is submitting a song for DMGP 2022 with his band, he said in his last video and quoted the submission deadline

Frisian esc
Frisian esc
13 days ago

Classy choice off course! I’m kinda itching to (try to) go but my vacation is a week too early unfortunately.

Viggz
Viggz
13 days ago

Nice, same day as Metroid Dread released 😀

Liisa
Liisa
13 days ago

This and Malmö are the most boring host cities this century.
Btw, how is it possible to take more than 4 months to decide it? I see that there were elections but do they really expect the voters to change their political views based on whether Eurovision takes part in their home city or not?

Roo
Roo
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

Won’t make a difference to the majority of us watching in our living rooms on our televisions how exciting or boring a city is.

Vale
Vale
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

And exactly why you wanted to know earlier? You won’t book a ticket to Italy and I bet you never saw an Eurovision show in person. So, why do you complain? Boring city? Did you ever visit the city or it is the urgency to spew your daily dose of venom?

Liisa
Liisa
13 days ago
Reply to  Vale

I meant it’s boring just from a tourist’s perspective. I didn’t say, they cannot host Eurovision or anything like that.

Vale
Vale
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

Try again! You never visited the city and you ignore what Turin offers to tourists.

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

If you wait the location of the ESC to visit Italy and you don’t plan a trip on your own on your beloved italian city is not RAI’s or EBU’s problem. In Turin there is the most wellknown Egyptian Museum outside Egypt. There is a wonderful Cinema Museum in the Mole Antonelliana. Remember Turin has been the capital of the Italian Kingdom before it was moved to Rome. There is the Royal Palace. Etc. So probably you and Bird Lover will not come to Italy. No problem, we will welcome all the other fans all over Europe and the World.… Read more »

Jenny
Jenny
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

You clearly have never been to Turin if you think it’s a boring city for tourism

gea
gea
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

Liisa, have you ever been in Turin and surrounding regions? Honesty will be appreciated.

Bird Lover
Bird Lover
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

someone finally said it. YAWN

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Bird Lover

My dear, if you have problems of fatigue, please sleep more. Stop watching p0rn movies up to 5am in the morning.

Last edited 13 days ago by Vincenzo
Dan
Dan
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

By Boring you mean?Ever been there?The Second biggest Egyptian Museum in the world,is that too boring for you?The Cinema museum is that boring for you?

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Liisa

Liisa, the reason of the delay was not for the influence on the voters, but the fact the new mayor should have confirmed the committments taken by the previous mayor in terms of co-funding of the event. The previous mayor, Chiara Appendino, from the 5 Star Movement, was absolutely in favour to host the event and she allocated a budget of 7Mln euros. The new mayor (there will be the second round next weekend between two new candidates) should confirm this commitment. If RAI has announced today, it is because they may have received informally (or officially) from the two… Read more »

Last edited 13 days ago by Vincenzo
Rifki
Rifki
13 days ago

well, interesting to see how they will set up the press centre. there isn’t any (CMIIW) existing hall(s) near the main venue (and by the word “near”, I mean “by the distance of at most 1 km”) that is ready for it.

Last edited 13 days ago by Rifki
Vincenzo
Vincenzo
13 days ago
Reply to  Rifki

They can build something temporary close.

Vincenzo
Vincenzo
12 days ago
Reply to  Rifki

Last info. They will re-use the temporary structures built for the Masters of tennis.

vetrina
vetrina
13 days ago

so tickets when? ?

Frisian esc
Frisian esc
13 days ago
Reply to  vetrina

Probably around January

vetrina
vetrina
13 days ago
Reply to  Frisian esc

Really? I thought it would be on November or something…

Frisian esc
Frisian esc
13 days ago
Reply to  vetrina

Well in Rotterdam 2020 we had the first batch of tickets on the 12th of december and the stage concept was announced the 2nd of December. Since the venue announcement is a bit later I also expect the stage design and ticket sales to be a bit later.

Last edited 13 days ago by Frisian esc
Martin
Martin
13 days ago
Reply to  Frisian esc

Yes, I think also that in December/January.

Hyunwoo
Hyunwoo
13 days ago

After Turin was selected as a host of Eurovision 2022. I would like to make a possible list of venues and other sites

Venue: Pala Alpitour
Semi-Final allocation draw: Turin Cathedral
The Turquoise carpet: Piazza Castello
Eurovision Village: Parking Vittorio Park
EuroClub: Palavela

Joe
Joe
13 days ago
Reply to  Hyunwoo

Well we know it’ll be held at the Pala Alpitour

ItaloV
ItaloV
13 days ago
Reply to  Hyunwoo

I wouldn’t mind a carpet up in superga or on the po…

Diana
Diana
13 days ago

So excited! I expected Rome or Milano but Turin is gonna be great. Let’s hope for a fun hosting by RAI and a fun eurovision year for us