On the eighth day of rehearsals for Eurovision 2022, we experienced the second rehearsals of the Big Five countries: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. Following these rehearsals, the Big Five will pull the halves that they will perform in in the Grand Final – This article will be updated as the second press conferences happen.
Big Five – What half did they draw?
Below you can see a a table with the halves that the Big 5 pulled in for the Eurovision 2022 grand final.
|Country||Artist||Song Title||Half pulled|
|France||Alvan & Ahez||“Fulenn”||First half|
|Italy||Mahmood and Blanco||“Brividi”||Singing 9th|
|United Kingdom||Sam Ryder||“SPACE MAN”||Second half|
|Germany||Malik Harris||“Rockstars”||First half|
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 the 10th, 12th, and 14th of May. 41 countries were set to be competing in the 66th edition of the competition with Armenia and Montenegro returning to the competition. However, Russia will not be participating in this year’s competition.
Ahead of the competition, it was revealed that Rockin 1,000 will be part of the show and that Eurovillage will be returning in 2022, and will be located in Parco del Valentino. Find out more about the EuroClub and Eurovision Village venues!
Italy’s 2020 representative, Diodato, will perform as an interval act in the first semi-final, alongside a tribute to Italian dance music called The Dance of Beauty. Italy’s 2015 representatives II Volo will also be present for the second semi-final. Plus 2021 winners Måneskin, as well as 1964 winner Gigliola Cinquetti will perform at the Grand Final
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!
News Source: EBU