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from Barbara Visentin

For the 25 countries still competing, it’s time for the final: who will be the winners of Eurovision? The Maneskin super-guests at the PalaOlimpico in Turin.

Final for theEurovision Song Contest 2022
: this evening on the stage of the PalaOlimpico in Turin (and live on Rai1 from 20.35 to 00.50) the competitors from 25 countries
that is the 20 who qualified during the two semifinals, plus i five Big Five who had direct access to the final (Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom). Great waiting for Mahmood & Blanco
representatives of Italy with their Shivers, who perform for noni. Guests Maneskin and Gigliola Cinquetti.

Here is the list of the 25 competitors, in order of release, with the relative song:

Czech Republic: We Are Domi – Lights Off
Romania: WRS – Llmame
Portugal: Maro – Saudade, Saudade
Finland: The Rasmus – Jezebel
Switzerland: Marius Bear – The boys cry
France: Alvan & Ahez – Fulenn
Norway: Subwoolfer – Give that wolf a banana
Armenia: Rosa Linn – Snap
Italy: Mahmood & Blanco – Chills

Spain: Chanel – SloMo
Netherlands: S10 – De Diepte
Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra – Stefania
Germany: Malik Harris – Rockstars
Lithuania: Monika Liu – Feelings
Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustamli – Fade to black
Belgium: Jrmie Makiese – I miss you
Greece: Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord – Die together
Iceland: Sister – Me Hkkandi Sol
Moldova: Zdob and Zdub & Advahov Brothers – The train
Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs – Keep me closer
Australia: Sheldon Riley – It’s not the same
United Kingdom: Sam Ryder – Space Man
Poland: Ochman – River
Serbia: Konstrakta – In Body Sano
Estonia: Stefan – Hope

9:08 pm – The team parade

All 25 countries parade on stage with their respective flags in an almost Olympic atmosphere. Ovation for Mahmood & Blanco. Then the conductors enter: shiny Laura Pausini, Alessandro Cattelan in a dark suit and Mika dressed in white. the grand finale, we’re making history, says Laura. In the recap of the evening, the three reminded that you can only vote after the performances of all 25 competitors and that you cannot vote for your country

21:00 – The final begins

The final of the Eurovision Song Contest starts to the sound of Rockin ‘1000 in Piazza San Carlo in Turin singing Give Peace a Chance. Cristiano Malgioglio, blue jacket and yellow skirt, pays homage to Ukraine (but promises that his comments will be very bad towards all nations). The PalaOlimpico opens with Laura Pausini and a multi-lingual and multi-dress medley of her successes: Bienvenido / Le cose che vivi / Lo canto / La solitudine until the last single Box, for each song La Pau reveals a different dress , at the speed of a quick-change artist

20:54 – A hacker attack from Russia is feared

The Italian intelligence apparatuses have signaled a possible imminent attack by pro-Russian hackers against Eurovision: the goal would be to sabotage the counting of the votes so as to prevent the eventual victory of the Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, currently counted among the favorites. All the details in the article by Fiorenza Sarzanini.

8:32 pm – Zelensky’s cheering for the Kalush Orchestra

Soon in the Eurovision final, the continent and the whole world will hear the words of our language. And I believe that, in the end, this word will be “Victory”! Europe, vote for the Kalush Orchestra. Thus with a short video on Telegram the president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has launched an appeal to support the candidates from Kiev who are among the favorites tonight in the final in Turin. Recalling that their code number 12 Zelensky concluded by stating We support our compatriots! Let’s support Ukraine !.

8:02 pm – Performances by guests and conductors

In addition to the race, Laura Pausini (presenter together with Alessandro Cattelan and Mika) sings a medley of her hits and then arrive on stage as guests Horsehair leatherlast year’s winners, e Gigliola Cinquetti
first Italian to win Eurovision, which will re-propose Non ho l’et, the song with which she triumphed in 1964.

7:53 pm – Who are the finalists (and who are the favorites)

Which singers and which bands qualified for the final? This evening, 25 artists will perform on stage: in addition to the so-called Big Five (i.e. the representatives of the five countries that have direct access to the final: Italy, France, Germany, Spain and Great Britain), there are the 20 who qualified during the two semifinals on Tuesday and Thursday. Here Arianna Ascione tells them all and all. Instead, in this in-depth analysis Andrea Laffranchi, who among our correspondents in Turin, explains who the favorites are and why.

7:36 pm – Conchita Wurst: Kalush Orchestra are the favorites, their “Stefania” a great song

Conchita Wurst, winner – representing Austria – of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, is unbalanced on who could triumph tonight. According to the singer, Stefaniathe song by the Ukrainians Kalush Orchestra, a great song. Not only that: in his opinion, the Kiev band made a great performance on stage. I think they are the favorites, they are at the top of the list of those who can win, said Wurst.

The singer, consulted by Askanewshe added: Eurovision always has something to do with politics in some way. The sense of bringing people together. In my opinion, political leaders must see this contest and understand that love is the only answer. A clear reference to the war in Ukraine which ends with a wish: that the Eurovision festival be the bearer of a message of peace

7:33 pm – Where to see the final?

The live broadcast of the Eurovision final evening will be broadcast by Rai 1 in prime time. The performances will be commented – as in the two semifinals – by Gabriele Corsi, Cristiano Malgioglio and Carolina Di Domenico. The appointment at 20.30 for the preview, to be followed by the actual race (from 20:35).

7.10 pm – Maneskin’s performance: they will sing Supermodel and a song by Elvis

Great expectations for the performance of the Maneskin, winners of the 2021 edition of Eurovision and super-guests of the evening (together with Gigliola Cinquetti). Tonight, the Roman band will bring their new single Supermodel, released on Friday, to the stage for the first time. Not only that: Damiano and his companions will dedicate a tribute to Elvis Presley singing If I can dream. The song is part of the soundtrack of the film Elvis (directed by Baz Luhrmann, in theaters in June).

6:51 pm – Money (Rai): Spirit of rebirth at Eurovision

the day of the final at Eurovision Song Contest Turin 2022. There is a spirit of rebirth in this event. We experienced it for the first time in Sanremo, said Rai president Marinella Soldi in a long interview with the American magazine Variety dedicated to the festival, which Rai produced as Host Broadcaster. Although war is causing pain and suffering in Europe and around the world, I believe the public still has a “basic human right” to joy, Soldi added.

May 14, 2022 (change May 14, 2022 | 21:17)

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