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Mahmood & Blanco from Italy performing their rehearsal at Turin PalaOlimpico
Mahmood & Blanco from Italy performing their rehearsal at Turin PalaOlimpico
Photo: EBU / Corinne Cumming

It's Eurovision week: Here's all you need to know

It's show week in Turin, and with this being the Eurovision Song Contest, that means there are three spectacular shows in store for you. We've pulled together all the info you need to get through to the Grand Final on Saturday – so bookmark this page, stock up on snacks, and get ready to enjoy the biggest music show on the planet!

First things first: for full artist biographies, song information and fascinating facts, check out the 'Class of 2022' on our participant profiles page, and for a deep dive into the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 vital statistics, check out this fascinating page.

Sam Ryder, representing United Kingdom, backstage, second rehearsalEBU / Andres Putting

The Shows

Eurovision Song Contest 2022 – First Semi-Final

Tuesday 10 May, 21:00 CEST

📺 Watch: Eurovision Song Contest 2022: First Semi-Final (Tuesday 10 May, 21:00 CEST)

Our hosts Laura Pausini, Alessandro Cattelan and Mika are live from the PalaOlimpico in Turin, Italy, for the First Semi-Final, where 17 countries will compete for one of 10 spots in Saturday night’s Grand Final.

👀 Read: The Official Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Live Blog

The Eurovision.tv team will be running a Live Blog before, during and after the show. Keep us open to experience the build up, learning fascinating facts about the artists, and join us for the post-show Press Conference where we’ll reveal which Grand Final half each of the successful acts have been drawn in to.

🖨 Download the Official Eurovision Song Contest 2022 scorecard

Running order:

  1. 🇦🇱 Albania: Ronela Hajati – Sekret

  2. 🇱🇻 Latvia: Citi Zēni – Eat Your Salad

  3. 🇱🇹 Lithuania: Monika Liu – Sentimentai

  4. 🇨🇭 Switzerland: Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry

  5. 🇸🇮 Slovenia: LPS – Disko

  6. 🇺🇦 Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra – Stefania

  7. 🇧🇬 Bulgaria: Intelligent Music Project – Intention

  8. 🇳🇱 Netherlands: S10 – De Diepte

  9. 🇲🇩 Moldova: Zdob şi Zdub & Advahov Brothers – Trenulețul

  10. 🇵🇹 Portugal: MARO – Saudade, Saudade

  11. 🇭🇷 Croatia: Mia Dimšić – Guilty Pleasure

  12. 🇩🇰 Denmark: REDDI – The Show

  13. 🇦🇹 Austria: LUM!X feat. Pia Maria – Halo

  14. 🇮🇸 Iceland: Systur – Með Hækkandi Sól

  15. 🇬🇷 Greece: Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord – Die Together

  16. 🇳🇴 Norway: Subwoolfer – Give That Wolf A Banana

  17. 🇦🇲 Armenia: Rosa Linn – Snap

Voting in First Semi-Final:

  • 🇫🇷 France: Alvan & Ahez – Fulenn

  • 🇮🇹 Italy: Mahmood & Blanco – Brividi

Interval acts: Diodato, Dardust, Benny Benassi and Sophie & The Giants

Subwoolfer from Norway during their second rehearsalEBU / Corinne Cumming

Eurovision Song Contest 2022 – Second Semi-Final

Thursday 12 May, 21:00 CEST

📺 Watch: Eurovision Song Contest 2022: Second Semi-Final (Thursday 12 May, 21:00 CEST)

Our hosts Laura Pausini, Alessandro Cattelan and Mika are live from the PalaOlimpico in Turin, Italy, for the Second Semi-Final, where 18 countries will compete for one of 10 spots in Saturday night’s Grand Final.

👀 Read: The Official Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Live Blog

The Eurovision.tv team will be running a Live Blog before, during and after the show. Keep us open to experience the build up, learning fascinating facts about the artists, and join us for the post-show Press Conference where we’ll reveal which Grand Final half each of the successful acts have been drawn in to.

🖨 Download the Official Eurovision Song Contest 2022 scorecard

  1. 🇫🇮 Finland: The Rasmus – Jezebel

  2. 🇮🇱 Israel: Michael Ben David – I.M

  3. 🇷🇸 Serbia: Konstrakta – In Corpore Sano

  4. 🇦🇿 Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustamli – Fade To Black

  5. 🇬🇪 Georgia: Circus Mircus – Lock Me In

  6. 🇲🇹 Malta: Emma Muscat – I Am What I Am

  7. 🇸🇲 San Marino: Achille Lauro – Stripper

  8. 🇦🇺 Australia: Sheldon Riley – Not The Same

  9. 🇨🇾 Cyprus: Andromache – Ela

  10. 🇮🇪 Ireland: Brooke – That’s Rich

  11. 🇲🇰 North Macedonia: Andrea – Circles

  12. 🇪🇪 Estonia: Stefan – Hope

  13. 🇷🇴 Romania: WRS – Llámame

  14. 🇵🇱 Poland: Ochman – River

  15. 🇲🇪 Montenegro: Vladana – Breathe

  16. 🇧🇪 Belgium: Jérémie Makiese – Miss You

  17. 🇸🇪 Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer

  18. 🇨🇿 Czech Republic: We Are Domi – Lights Off

Voting in Second Semi-Final:

  • 🇩🇪 Germany: Malik Harris – Rockstars

  • 🇪🇸 Spain: Chanel – SloMo

  • 🇬🇧 United Kingdom: Sam Ryder – SPACE MAN

Interval acts: Il Volo

WRS performing Llámame, representing Romania, at the second rehearsalEBU / Corinne Cumming

Eurovision Song Contest 2022 – Grand Final

Saturday 14 May, 21:00 CEST

📺 Watch: Eurovision Song Contest 2022: First Semi-Final (Saturday 14 May, 21:00 CEST)

The one we’ve waited for… the Grand Final! Our 20 qualifying Semi-Finalists are joined by the Big Five, (including host country Italy) as the participants battle it out to become the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 champions. You can vote for your favourite song via the Official Eurovision Song Contest app. Details of how and when to vote will be revealed during the shows.

👀 Read: The Official Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Live Blog

Stick with us as we cover the build up, the Contest and the aftermath – live from the Delegation Bubble and Press Conference rooms in the PalaOlimpico in Turin.

🖨 Download the Official Eurovision Song Contest 2022 scorecard(available Friday 13 May)

Interval acts: Gigliola Conquetti, Måneskin, more to be announced…

Chanel performing SloMo, representing Spain in her second rehearsalEBU / Corinne Cumming

How to watch

Of course, you can watch the streams on YouTube where available, but audiences primarily watch the shows on TV in all participating countries, as well as in many countries via your local broadcaster’s website as well. Check out our guide for details of how to watch in your area.

Eurovision Backstage

Having reported backstage for Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS at Rotterdam 2021, we’re thrilled to have Samya Hafsaoui join the Eurovision.tv team to produce daily Eurovision Backstage reports for the Official Eurovision YouTube channel in Turin. Samya invites viewers to peek behind the PalaOlimpico’s glittering curtains to experience exactly what goes on behind the scenes at the world’s biggest televised music event.

Roving reporter Samya Hafsaoui

Podcast

We’ve launched the the Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast across all of your favourite streaming platforms; so make sure to listen and subscribe. Hosted by music presenter and reporter Steve Holden, the Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast features news and interviews with this year’s artists, iconic Eurovision legends, and the people responsible for making the Contest happen. It offers Eurovision fans a look behind the scenes in Turin, and will feature a range of diverse voices from across Europe and beyond.

TikTok

This year, for the first time ever, fans of the Contest will be able to watch it on TikTok via our channel. As an exclusive for our official partner, however, it won’t just be the traditional broadcast that fans can look forward to. There’ll be plenty of footage going up from backstage and behind the scenes, too. A never-before experienced insight into the goings on before and after our artists take to the Eurovision stage.

📺 Watch: All 40 Songs of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

Follow the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook channels – and subscribe to the Official Eurovision Song Contest Podcast.

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