Eurovision 2022: PrePartyES Madrid preview
What better way to kick off the Easter long weekend in Australia than with a Eurovision pre-party.
Spain’s 'PrePartyES' for Eurovision 2022 is taking place over April 15 - 16 with the Welcome
Party on Friday April 15 and the PrePartyES Saturday April 16. This is the sixth year
this event has taken place and is back at Sala La Riviera concert hall in Madrid after
Covid restrictions forced the last two events to be online only.
29 of our Eurovision 2022 participants have been confirmed as performers at the
PrePartyES. It will be hosted by Ruth Lorenzo, who represented Spain in 2014. They will be joined by special guests Tanxugueiras and Rayden from this years Benidorm Fest, Ukrainian Eurovision 2016 winner Jamala and Anabel Conde who represented Spain in 1995.
Australia's own Sheldon Riley has been confirmed to take part where he will be performing via a recorded performance. Andromache from Cyprus will also be performing via a recorded performance as well.
Unfortunately Konstrakta from Serbia has had to drop out of the line up due to health concerns.
The Eurovision 2022 performers at the 'PrePartyES' (Saturday, April 16 at 20:00CET in Europe, Sunday April 17 at 06:00am AEST in Australia) are:
Andrea (North Macedonia)
Alvan & Ahez (France)
Circus Mircus (Georgia)
Citi Zēni (Latvia)
Cornelia Jakobs (Sweden)
Emma Muscat (Malta)
Jérémie Makiese (Belgium)
Kalush Orchestra (Ukraine)
Malik Harris (Germany)
Marius Bear (Switzerland)
Mia Dimšić (Croatia)
Monika Liu (Lithuania)
Nadir Rustamli (Azerbaijan)
Ronela Hajati (Albania)
Rosa Linn (Armenia)
Sam Ryder (United Kingdom)
Sheldon Riley (Australia)
The Rasmus (Finland)
We Are Domi (Czech Republic)
Zdob și Zdub & Frații Advahov (Moldova)
The Welcome Party will be hosted by Krista Siegfrids, Finland's Eurovision 2013 representative and Victor Escudero. At the event there will be performers from across the national final season as well as Eurovision fan favourites The Roop and Victoria.
Special guests set to perform at the PrePartyES Welcome Party (Friday, April 15 at 20:00CET in Europe, Saturday April 16 at 06:00am AEST in Australia) include:
Aidan (Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 runner-up)
Blanca Paloma (Benidorm Fest 2022 Finalist)
Marta Sango (Benidorm Fest 2022 Semi-finalist)
Melani García (Represented Spain at Junior Eurovision 2019)
Sara Deop (Benidorm Fest 2022 Semi-finalist)
Senhit (Eurovision 2011/2021 representative San Marino)
The Roop (Eurovision 2020/2021 representative Lithuania)
Victoria (Eurovision 2020/2021 representative Bulgaria)
Xeinn (Benidorm Fest 2022 finalist)
There are still limited tickets available for this event here.
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