Eurovision Song Contest 2022
The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is the 66th Eurovision Song Contest. It will be held in Turin, Italy, after Måneskin won the 2021 competition in Rotterdam with the song “Zitti e buoni”. The Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Italy for the third time; previously the country hosted a competition in Naples in 1965 and in Rome in 1991.2021-10-18-118. by October 2021, 33 states have expressed interest in participating in the competition. Montenegro will return to the competition after a year break.
Shortly after Måneskin’s victory, several city representatives and mayors expressed interest in organizing the competition. On 13 July 2021, Radiotelevisione Italiana announced that 11 cities had entered the hosting competition. On 24 August 2021, it was announced that Bologna, Milan, Pesaro, Rimini and Turin would continue as candidate cities. On October 8, 2021, Turin hosted the competition. Definition:
† Host City ‡ Candidate Cities
The following countries have shown interest in participating in the competition.
Countries participating in the previous year
Countries that participated in the previous year 's competition but have not announced their participation in 2022.
Andorra - Andorra's 2009 Eurovision representative Susanne Georgi said in August 2020 that the Andorran government had orally agreed to return to Eurovision and planned to return to the competition in 2022. However, the Andorran government later announced that the country would not return to the competition in 2022. June 19, 2021 RTVA confirmed that the country will not participate in the competition in 2022. Andorra last participated in 2009.
Bosnia and Herzegovina - In June 2021, the Bosnian television company BHRT announced that it would be unlikely that the country would return to competition in 2022 or in the next few years unless the method of financing was resolved. On October 12, 2021, the BHRT confirmed that the country will not return to competition in 2022 due to financial problems. The country last participated in 2016.
Liechtenstein - In August 2021, the Liechtenstein broadcaster 1FLTV announced that the country will not debut in the competition in 2022. The country's participation is currently impossible as 1FLTV is not a member of the European Broadcasting Union. Membership is a prerequisite for participating in the singing competition.
Luxembourg - 18 August 2021 The Luxembourg broadcaster RTL announced that the country would not take part in the competition in 2022. Luxembourg last participated in Eurovision in 1993.
Following the signing of the Morocco - Israel - Morocco Peace Agreement on 10 December 2020, the country 's participation in the Eurovision Song Contest has become possible again. Eran Sikurel, a radio director for the Israeli television company (IPBC), urged Morocco to return to the competition on its Twitter account, but no response has yet been received.
Monaco - August 30, 2021 Monaco's television company TMC announced that Monaco will not return to the competition in 2022. Monaco last participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006.
Scotland - 23 May 2021 Alyn Smith, representing the Scottish National Party in the House of Commons of the British Parliament, said she wanted the country to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest separately from the UK, accusing the BBC and the way it competed. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said this was impossible for the time being, as the BBC is responsible for the application for the UK-wide competition.
Slovakia - In June 2021, the Slovak broadcaster RTVS confirmed that the country would not participate in the competition in 2022. Slovakia last participated in 2012.
Turkey - 19 June 2021 İbrahim Eren, CEO of TRT, a Turkish broadcaster, says a discussion has started with the EBU and the country's broadcaster on participating in the Eurovision Song Contest