Amsterdam, this is London calling! Sam Ryder is the latest act to be confirmed for Eurovision in Concert. He will represent the UK in Eurovision 2022 with the song “Space Man“.
Eurovision in Concert
About the Pre-Party: Known for being the biggest Eurovision Pre-Party, fans from all over the world travel to the Dutch capital of Amsterdam to see the acts perform live. The show will be hosted once again by Edsilia Rombley (The Netherlands 1998, 2007) & Cornald Maas.
Acts: At the time of writing, the 2022 Eurovision acts confirmed are; Ronela Hajati (Albania), Jérémie Makiese (Belgium), Intelligent Music Project (Bulgaria), Mia Dimšić (Croatia), We Are Domi (Czech Republic), The Rasmus (Finland), Brooke (Ireland), Citi Zēni (Latvia), Monika Liu (Lithuania), Emma Muscat (Malta), Vladana (Montenegro), S10 (The Netherlands), Krystian Ochman (Poland), WRS (Romania), Achille Lauro (San Marino), and Chanel (Spain), Sam Ryder (United Kingdom). Linda Wagenmakers, Maggie Macneal, and Getty Kaspers are the Support Acts.
Venue: The 2022 edition of the Pre-Party will take place in AFAS Live in Amsterdam and is near Amsterdam Arena, Johan Cruijff ArenA, and Ziggo Dome.
Tickets: Regular Tickets are available for €52.50 each, and can be purchased here.
The United Kingdom’s Eurovision Journey
Despite a recent slump in results, the UK is one of the most successful countries at the Eurovision Song Contest. Debuting at the second edition ever of the Contest in 1957, the United Kingdom has won the competition on five separate occasions. The most recent win for the UK was in 1997 with Katrina and the Waves, singing “Love Shine A Light”. The UK also holds the record for the number of second-place finishes – currently at 15.
In 2021, the UK was represented by James Newman with his sonAre you excited to see Sam Ryder live? Will you be attending the London Eurovision Party? Let us know in the comments or on social media. Be sure to follow ‘THAT Eurovision Site’ on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.g “Embers”. However, the performance failed to impress juries or televoters, finishing in last place with zero points.
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