Where will the Eurovision 2022 final be held?

The 66th Eurovision Song Contest is underway as 40 countries go head to head to take home the crystal microphone

The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 has begun with all eyes on the famous stage.

40 countries took part with just 25 competing in Saturday’s grand final.

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The event is one of the biggest in Europe, bringing the host cities to a standstill as the competition dwindles each year.

But where is it held this year? And who won the contest last year?

Here’s everything you need to know about the Eurovision 2022 servers.

Eurovision 2022 has begun in Italy. (Credit: Getty Images)

Where will Eurovision 2022 be held?

The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is being held in the Italian city of Turin.

Turin is located in northern Italy and is known for its rich arts and culture, as well as its relationship with Italian history.

The competition is being televised from the PalaOlimpico, the largest sports arena in Italy.

While the 12,500-capacity arena will be filled with Eurovision fans, hundreds of millions more will watch from home.

Who is hosting Eurovision 2022?

Although they are generally known in their home countries, the hosts of Eurovision are more likely to be unknown to international audiences.

However, UK audiences are sure to recognize one of this year’s hosts, with pop star Mika taking the helm.

Alessandro Cattelan, Laura Pausini and Mika are hosting Eurovision 2022. (Credit: Getty Images)

The ‘Grace Kelly’ singer was hugely popular in the late 2000s in the UK, peaking at number one with the song and winning the 2008 Brit Award.

Mika along with Italian TV presenter Alessandro Cattelan and singer Laura Pausini welcome Europe to Turin.

Who won Eurovision last year?

Italy has been awarded the key to Eurovision after taking the top spot in the 2021 competition.

Their first win in 31 years came after rock band Måneskin lit up the stage with the song ‘Zitti E Buoni’.

Måneskin’s win means Italy has added to its list of competitions, having previously won in 1964 and 1990.

Maneskin impressed the audience with Zutti E Buoni. (Credit: Getty Images)

How are Eurovision host countries chosen?

As is tradition at Eurovision, the winner of the previous year will host the competition the following year.

However, in the event that one country is unable to host the event, another country may be authorized to host on their behalf.

The host city is selected by the country’s own Eurovision committee, with each potential host city submitting a plan for how they will present the competition.

Who is the favorite to win Eurovision 2022?

Kalush Orchestra could win the competition for the nation for the first time since Jamala brought the trophy to Kyiv in 2016.

If it wins, the current situation could mean Ukraine cannot host the event. In this case, another country with immediate capacity, such as Germany, could host on their behalf.

The Kalush Orchestra took to the stage for Ukraine in the first Eurovision semi-final. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sweden, Spain and Greece are among the top 5 most popular bookmakers at the moment.

When is the Eurovision final?

The final will take place at 8pm UK time on Saturday 14 May.

It will air on BBC One, with Graham Norton returning to provide his witty commentary on Europe’s biggest show.

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Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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