The following Eurovision Track Contest might be held within the Italian metropolis of Turin, after the nation topped the leaderboard at this yr’s occasion.
As is contest custom, the winners of Eurovision bag the correct to host the occasion the next yr.
Maneskin received the 2021 contest with rock monitor Zitti e Buoni, which has since seen the Italian group prime charts world wide and pattern on apps like TikTok.
In 2022, the competition will happen at Turin’s PalaOlimpico, one of many greatest arenas in Italy, on 14 Might.
As typical, the general public service broadcaster within the host nation will organise the occasion, which in Italy’s case might be RAI, alongside the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
Turin, within the northwest of Italy, was amongst 17 places bidding to carry the world’s largest stay music occasion, which final yr reached over 180 million viewers.
The mayor of Turin, Chiara Appendino, mentioned: “Internet hosting the Eurovision Track Contest 2022 in Turin is, on the similar time, an ideal honour and an ideal end result for our metropolis and our nation.
“After inaugurating a brand new season of nice occasions, Turin might be a stage for music and tradition, in a dynamic and inclusive worldwide occasion that can contain the entire metropolis.
“We’re delighted to symbolize Italy in entrance of such a big viewers and we’re already making ready to welcome friends from throughout Europe. As all the time, we might be prepared.”
The occasion’s govt supervisor Martin Österdahl mentioned: “Turin is the right host metropolis for the 66th Eurovision Track Contest.
“As we noticed in the course of the 2006 Winter Olympics, PalaOlimpico exceeds all the necessities wanted to stage a world occasion of this scale and we have now been very impressed with the passion and dedication from town of Turin who will welcome hundreds of followers subsequent Might.
“This would be the first Eurovision Track Contest to be held in Italy in 30 years and, along with our host broadcaster RAI, we’re decided to make it a particular one.”
It will likely be Italy’s third go at internet hosting the competition, having beforehand held the occasion in Naples in 1965 and Rome in 1991.
The UK might be hoping to interrupt its unhealthy luck in opposition to the Italians subsequent yr, after James Newman got here lifeless final in Rotterdam in Might.