• Dale Roberts

Eurovision 2022: Semi-final allocation draw results



Tonight the Eurovision 2022 semi-final allocation draw took place at the Palazzo Madama e Casaforte degli Acaja (Madama Palace) in Turin, Italy.


The draw was hosted by television presenters Carolina di Domenico and Gabriele Corsi and saw 18 nations places in each semi-final.


Australia will be compete in semi-final 2 in the first half of the show.


The complete results of the all important draw are:


Semi-final 1 (Tuesday 10 May in Europe)



First half

Albania

Latvia

Switzerland

Slovenia

Bulgaria

Moldova

Ukraine

Lithuania

Netherlands


Second half

Norway

Russia

Portugal

Denmark

Armenia

Austria

Croatia

Iceland

Greece


Voting in this semi-final from the "Big 5" are: France and Italy


Semi-final 2 (Thursday 12 May in Europe)



First half

Australia

Georgia

Cyprus

Serbia

Finland

Azerbaijan

San Marino

Israel

Malta


Second half

Montenegro

Romania

Czech Republic

Poland

Belgium

North Macedonia

Sweden

Estonia Ireland


Voting in this semi-final from the "Big 5" are: United Kingdom, Spain and Germany


The draw was conducted using six pots based based on historical voting patterns as calculated by Eurovision’s official televoting partner Digame.


Countries are placed in these pots to help reduce the chance of neighbour or "bloc" voting.


We have done a statistical analysis to see whether Australia drew friends or foes in this semi-final here: https://www.aussievision.net/post/eurovision-2022-a-statistical-analysis-of-australia-s-semi-final-draw


The Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 10, 12 and 14 May in Turin Italy.


Australia will choose our artist and song at 'Eurovision - Australia Decides' on the Gold Coast in February. All details on that contest here.