Late last year we found out that Francesco Montinaro would be the stage designer for Eurovision 2022. Last month, we got glimpses of the official stage design they have created. Francesca Montinaro have now spoken with Italian media outlet Ansa Culture about the staging concept and how it all came about.
Eurovision 2022 staging concept.
Atelier Francesca Montinaro have stated they wanted to the stage concept to represent Italy. She wanted to show off the sun, the sea, the art and the nature of Italy. It is also stated in the Ansa Culture article she wanted the stage to not just represent the country, but Italian people themselves.
I immediately thought that talking about Italian beauties was actually talking about our creativity, which is itself an absolute artistic. We are always on the move, in all fields, we are always looking for a solution that makes us rise again”Francesca Montinaro on the Eurovision 2022 staging concept.
Eurovision Song Contest 2022
Italy won the right to host the 2022 Eurovision Contest after Måneskin won the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam. Since then, Turin was selected to host the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, which is due to take place on 10th, 12th, and 14th May. It’s been revealed that 41 countries will be competing in the 66th edition of the competition with Armenia & Montenegro returning to the competition.
The slogan for this year’s Eurovision is The Sound of Beauty, and you can see more about how the stage fits in with the concept here!
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News Source: Ansa Culture
Photo Source: Francesca Montinaro