Eurovision is making a beeline for Italy
The Italian telecaster Rai has concluded that the greatest live melodic occasion in TV will be held in Turin, after the city beat down other host city hopefuls Bologna, Milan, Pesaro and Rimini.
Eurovision’s chief administrator Martin Österdahl said:
‘Turin is the ideal Host City for the 66th Eurovision Song Contest.
‘As we saw during the 2006 Winter Olympics, PalaOlimpico surpasses every one of the necessities expected to organize a worldwide occasion of this scale and we have been exceptionally intrigued with the energy and responsibility from the City of Turin who will invite great many fans next May.
‘This will be the main Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Italy in 30 years and, along with our Host telecaster Rai, not set in stone to make it an extraordinary one.’
President of Italian telecaster Rai, Carlo Fuortes, added:
‘We are glad that Turin will have the following version of the Eurovision Song Contest, the global celebration adored by an immense crowd in each country.
‘On account of the wonderful triumph of the Måneskin, the Contest gets back to Italy following 31 years, in a city that has every one of the qualities to host a particularly renowned occasion.
‘The decision made by Rai, along with EBU, was difficult given the extremely significant level of the recommendations made by the contending urban communities, which I thank for their energetic interest. From today, an astonishing excursion starts for Rai and the city of Turin that will lead us to May 2022. An extraordinary test for Rai and for our country.’
Host urban areas should have an indoor setting with a group of people limit in the fundamental lobby of somewhere in the range of 8,000 and 10,000, with adequate room to house the set, press cente, changing areas and designation spaces, just as being accessible only for about a month and a half before the occasion, fourteen days during the show, and seven days after the stupendous last in May.
Turin won their bid
It likewise should have a worldwide air terminal close to an hour and a half from the city, and have 20,000 lodgings nearby for fans.
Turin, or Torino, in Northern Italy, was the top pick to be chosen 2022 host city, and it has structure in arranging large occasions.
The Pala Alpitour indoor field was worked to have ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Games, and has a most extreme limit of 16,600 – all that could possibly be needed to arrange Eurovision.
Turin’s chairman Chiara Appendino said of their bid:
‘We’re running in light of the fact that our city has an overwhelming advantage all together and we believe it’s the most ideal choice on the field to settle on your decision. We have spaces with reasonable abilities, with the full city and area inside simple reach.’
It is the third Italian city to have Eurovision, following Naples in 1965 and Rome in 1991.
The 2022 version is making a beeline for Italy after rock band Måneskin won with their melody Zitti e Buoni at the 2021 rivalry held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
The gathering have proceeded to be one of the most around the world fruitful Eurovision acts as of late, with their melody I Wanna Be Your Slave arriving at number five in the UK diagrams.
Their front of The Four Seasons’ Beggin’ additionally turned into a hit subsequent to becoming famous online on TikTok, and the band – Damiano David, Victoria de Angelis, Thomas Raggi and Ethan Torchio – have displayed for Gucci.
Their new single, Mammamia, has dropped today.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 will be held next May.