After Maneskin winning Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with song ”Zitti E Buoni”.Its been 31 years since Italy won at Eurovision Song Contest.
First 7 cities are interested to be a host city for Eurovision Song Contest 2022.These 6 cities are:
Milan was the first city to express an interest and it came from Pierfrancesco Maran, the councillor for Urban Planning and Agriculture. Pierfrancesco wrote on Facebook post congratulations to Maneskin victory and expressed interest that Milan wants to host Eurovision 2022.
Bologna is located in the heart of Emilia-Romanga. Metteo Lepore the councillor for Culture, Sport and ”Cilvil Imagination” who expressed his wishes that Bologna to host Eurovision Song Contest 2022.He also announced his intentions to write to RAI which is host broadcaster for Eurovision Song Contest 2022 as soon as possible.
Pesaro is located in the Eastern coast of Italy and its not far from neighbouring of San Marino. Mayor of Pesaro, Matteo Ricci proposed the Vitrigrigo Arena as host venue.
The Mayor of Turin has confirmed that the city is interested to host Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Turin has been looking to host the contest for a number of years, earlier this week RAI confirmed that in 2017 the broadcaster had plans with Turin as potential place to host the contest, when in 2017 back then Italy was big fan favourite to win. It was Francesco Gabbani with song ”Occidentali’s Karma”. They came in 6th place overall.
Italian capital Rome expressed the interest to bring Eurovision Song Contest back to the city. Mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi gave her support to bring the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 to the city and she tweeted:
“Rome is proud of its people. Next year Italy will host #EurovisionSongContest 2022. Rome is the perfect stage to relaunch the challenge.”
Rome last hosted Eurovision Song Contest in 1991, fallowing the last time when Italy won the contest in Zagreb with Toto Cutugno with song ”Insieme 1992”.
Reggio Emilia is located in northern Italy is in discussions to bid to host Eurovision Song Contest 2022 after fallowing local interest. Local media in Reggio Emilia reports that city will discuss whether it will bid to host Eurovision 2022 in an upcoming meeting of local government. The Mayor of Reggio Emilia Luca Vecchi has expressed the support for the bidding for the host city.
City council of Reggio Online stated:
‘‘Other councillors and I will present an official document in the Sala del Tricolore asking the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, the candidacy must be presented by the local public body, to apply to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2022”.
Councillor of ”Magistris” and candidate for mayor Alessandra Clemente expressed the interest that Naples to host Eurovision Song Contest 2022.She tweeted:
Fallowing are the potential host venues for each city and what their requirements to be a host venue.
Bologna: Unipol Arnena
Milan:Mediolanum Forum (famously knowed as 1998 and 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards)
Naples: PalaBarbuto and Mostra d’Oltremare
Pesaro: Adriaic Arena and Scavolini Auditorium
Reggio Emillia: RCF Arena (it requires the construction of a roof in order to meet EBU requirements).
Rome: PalaLottomatica (famously know for 1960 Olympic basketball tournaments and final draw for the 1990 FIFA world Cup)
Turin: Pala Alpitour (Famously know for ice hockey events at the 2006 Winter Olympics)
Fallowing are the confirmed countries to participate at Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
Australia (They plan to held ”Australia Decides” national selection)
Croatia (They plan to held ”Dora 2022” national selection)
Estonia (They plan to held ”Eesti Laul 2022” national selection)
Finland (They plan to held ‘‘UMK 2022” national selection)
France (They plan to do national selection)
Greece (They plan to held national selection)
Israel (They plan to held a ”X-Factor” to choose a artist )
Italy (HOST CITY and they plan to held ”Sanremo Music Festival 2022” national selection)
San Marino (They plan to held national selection for a artist)
Sweden (They plan to held ”Melodifestivalen 2022” national selection)
Eurovision Song Contest is usually is held in May so in fallowing months we will learn more details and we will cover them