Let us remind you that this year’s edition of Eurovision is being held in Turin in northern Italy due to the group’s victory manskin Last year the rock quartet conquered Europe with their song “Zitti e buoni” (Listen!).
The first semi-final match will start with the participation of 17 countries at noon on Tuesday. 21:00. A representative of Russia was also supposed to perform at this concert, but this country was knocked out of competition after the invasion of Ukraine.
The broadcast of both the semi-finals and the final will be available on TVP1, TVP Polonia and eurovision.tv. The event will be hosted by an Italian singer Laura Businithe singer Mica And Alessandro Cattelan, Italian TV presenter who hosted the local version of the program in 2011-2020 The tenth factor. They will be commenting on the show on TVP Marek Sirocchi And Alexander Sikora.
Guest performances during the first semi-finals include, among others deodato (Potential Italian actor in Eurovision 2020, which has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic), dust (Creator and Producer of the song “Soldy” with Who Mahmoud It came in second place Eurovision 2019), Benny Banassi And Sophie and the giants.
Viewers will be able to see at least two artists who are among the favorites in the entire competition – Ukrainian group Kaloosh Orchestra (“Stefania”) and a singer representing Greece Amanda Teneford (“We die together”). Interestingly, the 25-year-old was born in Norway (her mother is from Norway, her father is Greek). She spent her childhood in Greece, and later returned with her family to the village of Tennfjord in western Norway.
The presence of the Kalush Orchestra in Turin was not a foregone conclusion after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. president Volodymyr Zelensky He announced a ban on leaving men between the ages of 16 and 60. In the end, the musicians got special permission.
During the ongoing war MC Keliman He was a member of the Self-Defense Forces in and around Kyiv, and a leader Ole Bsyuk She organized a team of volunteers to help deliver medicines to those in need and evacuate people from war-torn areas. On the other hand, a few days before the show, it turns out that the choral singers will not come to Turin Dzhonni Dyvnyy – replace him Sasha Tapp (Aleksandr Slobodianik)Who as a member somersault back He participated in the Ukrainian primary elections for Eurovision 2017.
Promotion to the finals (the top 10 players from each semi-final) is determined by the points awarded in a ratio of 50:50 by jurors and television viewers. Jurys will judge the performance of all participants this year exactly 24 hours before the spectators. Jury trials, during which jurors present their scores, will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays.
1 – Runella Hajati (Albania) – “Secret” – Listen!
2 – City Zeni (Latvia) – “Eat your salad” – Listen!
3 – Monica Liu (Lithuania) – “Sentimentai” – Listen!
4. Marius Behr (Switzerland) – “Boys Don’t Cry” – Listen!
5. LPS (Slovenia) – “Disko” – Listen!
6. Kalush Orchestra (Ukraine) – “Stefania” – Listen!
7- Smart Music Project (Bulgaria) – “Intention” – Listen!
8. S10 (Netherlands) – “De Diepte” – Listen!
9. Win şi Zdub & Advahov Brothers (Moldova) – “Trenulețul” – Listen!
10 – MARU (Portugal) – “Saudade, Saudade” – Listen!
11 – Mia Demšić (Croatia) – “Guilt Pleasure” – Listen!
12- ‘Reddy’ (Denmark) – ‘The Show’ – Listen!
13. LUM! X feat. Pia Maria (Austria) – “Halo” – Listen!
14- Sestor (Iceland) – “Mi Hokandi Sol” – Listen!
15- Amanda Georgiade Teneford (Greece) – “We Die Together” – Listen!
16. Subwoolfer (Norway) – “Give this wolf a banana” – Listen!
17. Rosa Lynn (Armenia) – “Snap”. – Listen!
The representative of Poland will appear in the second semi-finals Christian Ochmann With the song “River”. The final festival will take place on May 14th.