With more Eurovision pre-parties coming up, more countries are confirming that they will be joining the circuit. Up next is Moldova’s Eurovision 2022 representatives Zdob şi Zdub and Fraţii Advahov as their appearance on Eurovision in Concert (April 9) and Pre-Party ES (April 15/16) have been confirmed by the organisers of the respective Pre-Parties.
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), Rosa Linn, (Armenia), Jérémie Makiese (Belgium), Intelligent Music Project (Bulgaria), Mia Dimšić (Croatia), We Are Domi (Czech Republic), REDDI (Denmark), STEFAN (Estonia), The Rasmus (Finland), Alvan & Ahez (France), Malik Harris (Germany), Systur (Iceland), Brooke (Ireland), Citi Zēni (Latvia), Monika Liu (Lithuania), Emma Muscat (Malta), Zdob şi Zdub & Fraţii Advahov (Moldova), Vladana (Montenegro), S10 (The Netherlands), Subwoolfer (Norway), Krystian Ochman (Poland), WRS (Romania), LPS (Slovenia), Chanel (Spain) Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden), and Sam Ryder (United Kingdom). Linda Wagenmakers, Maggie Macneal, Getty Kaspers, and Marga Bult are the Support Acts, whilst Eurovision 2022 winner Loreen will be a Special Guest.
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.
About the Pre-Party: The Spanish Pre-Party in the capital of Spain will once again host the pre-party. The organizers of the event have invited all of the participating countries and will welcome all the interested participants with open arms to perform for the Spanish public. At the time of writing Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013), has been confirmed as the host of the Welcome Pre-Party on the Friday evening.
Acts: At the time of writing, the acts confirmed for the Welcome Pre-Party ES on the Friday night are Melani Garcia (Spain 2019, Junior Eurovision), Blanca Paloma (Benidorm Fest 2022), Sara Deop (Benidorm Fest 2022), XEINN (Benidorm Fest 2022), Marta Sango (Benidorm Fest 2022), VICTORIA (Bulgaria, 2020 & 2021) Aidan (MESC 2022), The Roop (Lithuania 2020 & 2021), Luna Ki (Benidorm Fest 2022).
For the Pre-Party on Saturday night the confirmed acts are Ronela Hajati (Albania, 2022), Brooke (Ireland, 2022), Tanxugueiras (Benidorm Fest 2022), Rayden (Benidorm Fest 2022), Jérémie Makiese (Belgium 2022), Krystian Ochman (Poland 2022), We Are Domi (Czech Republic 2022), Vladana Vučinić (Montenegro 2022). Mia Dimšić (Croatia 2022), Citi Zēni (Latvia 2022), Konstrakta (Serbia 2022), Monika Liu (Lithuania 2022), WRS (Romania 2022), The Rasmus (Finland 2022), Emma Muscat (Malta 2022), Stefan (Estonia 2022), Malik Harris (Germany 2022), Andrea (North Macedonia 2022), Jamala (Ukraine 2016) Nadir Rustamli (Azerbaijan 2022), Subwoolfer (Norway 2022), Alvan & Ahez (France 2022), Systur (Iceland 2022), Sam Ryder (United Kingdom 2022), Circus Mircus (Georgia 2022), Anabel Conde (Spain 1995), Zdob şi Zdub & Fraţii Advahov (Moldova 2022).
Venue: The Pre-Party will take place in Sala Riviera in Madrid.
Tickets: There are numerous tickets packages still available and they are as follows:
- PrePartyES Packs (Friday + Saturday) – General Pack – Tickets for both evenings in the General Zone and their subsequent parties – €60 + Fees
- General Ticket (Saturday Evening) – Concert Ticket in the General Zone and the After-Party – €40 + Fees
- General Ticket (Friday Evening) – Concert Ticket in the General Zone and the After-Party – €30 + Fees
- Fan Ticket (Friday Evening) – Concert Ticket in the Fan Zone, the After-Party – €40 + Fees
- FamilyZone (Friday Evening) – €25 + Fees
- FamilyZone (Saturday Evening) – €30 + Fees
- FamilyZone (Friday + Saturday Evening) – €50 + Fees
Moldova’s Eurovision journey
Moldova is relatively new to the Eurovision Song Contest, joining in 2005. Their debut entry, Zdob și Zdub, finished in 6th place, which had remained their highest scoring entry up until 2017. This was thanks to the Sunstroke Project performing ‘Hey Mamma’, finishing in 3rd place. At the close of voting, Moldova received 374 points.
In 2021, Natalia Gordienko represented Moldova at the Contest in Rotterdam. Performing her song ‘Sugar’, Moldova qualified for the final and finished in 13th place. Following the jury and televote points, Natalia had received 115 points.
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News Source: Eurovision in Concert & Pre-Party ES
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