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Eurovision Song Contest 2022 - All you need to know

The 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Turin in Italy, following the nation's win in 2021.

In total, 40 countries will take part over two semi-final and a Grand Final.

Here are all the details you need to know about the 2022 Contest:

When and where is it?

The event will take place between May 12 - 16 in Turin Italy at the Pala Alpitour, which was originally built for the 2006 Winter Olympics.

The schedule is:

May 10 - Semi-final 1

May 12 - Semi-Final 2

May 14 - Grand Final

When will it be broadcast in Australia?

The shows will be broadcast live on:

May 11: 5:00am (AEST) - Semi-final 1

May 13: 5:00am (AEST) - Semi-final 2

May 15: 5:00am (AEST) - Grand Final

Additionally, primetime replays will be shown:

May 13: 8:30pm - Semi-final 1

May 14: 8:30pm - Semi-final 2

May 15: 7:30pm - Grand Final

All in local time zones

Who are the hosts?

The show will be hosted by Alessandro Cattelan, Laura Pausini and Mika!

Who is competing?

Below are all the countries, artists and songs competing in Eurovision 2022, put in the order of their semi-finals. Also read our full profile on each artist.

1. Albania: Ronela Hajati - 'Sekret' (Profile)

2. Latvia: Citi Zēni - 'Eat Your Salad' (Profile)

3. Lithuania: Monika Liu - 'Sentimentai' (Profile)

4. Switzerland: Marius Bear - 'Boys Do Cry' (Profile)

5. Slovenia: LPS - 'Disko' (Profile)

6. Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra - 'Stefania' (Profile)

7. Bulgaria: Intelligent Music Project - 'Intention' (Profile)

8. Netherlands: S10 - 'De Diepte' (Profile)

9. Moldova: Zdob și Zdub and Frații Advahov - 'Trenulețul' (Profile)

10. Portugal: Maro - 'Saudade, saudade' (Profile)

11. Croatia: Mia Dimšić - 'Guilty Pleasure' (Profile)

12. Denmark: Reddi - 'The Show' (Profile)

13. Austria: Lumix ft Pia Maria - 'Halo' (Profile)

14. Iceland: Systur - 'Með hækkandi sól' (Profile)

15. Greece: Amanda Tenfjord - 'Die Together' (Profile)

16. Norway: Subwoolfer - 'Give that Wolf a Banana' (Profile)

17. Armenia: Rose Linn - 'Snap' (Profile)

Voting in this semi-final from the "Big 5" (who go directly through to the Grand Final) are: France: Alvan & Ahez - 'Fulenn' (Profile)

Italy: Mahmood & Blanco - 'Brividi' (Profile)

Semi-final 2 in running order

1. Finland: The Rasmus - 'Jezebel' (Profile)

2. Israel: Michael Ben David - 'I.M' (Profile)

3. Serbia: Konstrakta - 'In corpore sano' (Profile)

4. Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustamli - 'Fade to Black' (Profile)

5. Georgia: Circus Mircus - 'Lock Me In' (Profile)

6. Malta: Emma Muscat - 'I Am What I Am' (Profile)

7. San Marino: Achille Lauro - 'Stripper' (Profile)

8. Australia: Sheldon Riley - 'Not the Same' (Profile)

9. Cyprus: Andromache - 'Ela' (Profile)

10. Ireland: Brooke - 'That's Rich' (Profile)

11. North Macedonia: Andrea - 'Circles' (Profile)

12. Estonia: Stefan - 'Hope' (Profile)

13. Romania: WRS - 'Llámame' (Profile)

14. Poland: Ochman - 'River' (Profile)

15. Montenegro: Vladana - 'Breathe' (Profile)

16. Belgium: Jérémie Makiese - 'Miss You' (Profile)

17. Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs - 'Hold Me Closer' (Profile)

18. Czech Republic: We are Domi - 'Lights Off' (Profile)

Voting in this semi-final from the "Big 5" are: United Kingdom: Sam Ryder - 'SPACE MAN' (Profile)

Spain: Chanel - 'SloMo' (Profile)

Germany: Malik Harris - Rockstars' (Profile)

Who will guest feature in the shows this year?

Måneskin - Italy - Grand Final - Eurovision Song Contest 2021 - Rotterdam Ahoy — EBU / THOMAS HANSES

This year at Turin, we have been promised some fantastic opening and interval acts with a distinct Italian flavour, from Eurovision winners Måneskin and Gigliola Cinquetti to Eurovision loved artists Diodato and Il Volo. Even the hosts are set to get in on the action. Find out all you need to know about the opening and interval acts in the semi-finals and Grand Final for this year here.

Where can I hear the songs?

YouTube playlist

The songs are available on the official Eurovision YouTube playlist

Spotify playlist

All 40 songs are available on Spotify. You can listen and subscribe to the playlist below.

Who are the favourites?

Ukraine are currently the favourites, ahead of Italy, the United Kingdom and Sweden.

Australia are 13th in the odds to take the crown.

How can I keep up with what is happening?

We here at Aussievision have people on the ground in Turin as well as our team in Australia. Follow and subscribe to us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and our podcast.

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