Mubasher – Eurovision 2022: The Ukrainian group, the top candidate for the competition, sings in turn

The colors of the Ukrainian flag appeared for a short time

The Ukrainian Kalush Orchestra’s performance ended with a flash of blue and then yellow, the colors of their flag. The group took part in the competition under special conditions: since February, Europe has been living the rhythm of Russia’s violent attack on Ukraine.

The Ukrainian group, the top candidate for the competition, arrives on the stage

This is without a doubt the most anticipated performance of the evening. Ukrainians from the Kalush Orchestra, great favorites of the competition, who had to get special permission to leave their country at war and perform, translate their song in turn.

Kallush Orchestra © YouTube Screenshot

The return of the Italian Mahmoud, three years after his first participation

Mahmoud came in second place in Eurovision in 2019 with his song Soldi. He’s representing his country again tonight with prividein a duet with fellow countryman Blanco.

Roslyn Bachelot sends her support to Alvin and Ahes

The French actors at Eurovision 2022 have the support of Roslyn Bachelot. The Minister of Culture of the Castex government expressed on Twitter her enthusiasm after their performance: “It was great! We are with you.”

About France!

Alfan and Ahiz are the sixth players on the stage of the Eurovision 2022 final. The French group explains their title in Breton, Volyn, against the backdrop of a fireworks display. Is the loud cheering from the audience a good sign?

Do you remember her?

You may be familiar with the face of the singer of the band representing Finland. And for good reason: It’s The Rasmus that hit the world with their 2003 hit “In The Shadows.” They return to the Eurovision Theater with “Jezebel”.

Rasmus Singer
The Rasmus singer © YouTube screenshot

I paused for a moment with a song from Portugal “Saudade Saudade”.

Singer Maru charmed the audience with her popular song, Saudade Saudi.

Offers begin!

The ball kicks off with the Czech national team and the We Are Domi group that explains their title The lights are off .

We are a domi singer
Singer We Are Domi © YouTube screenshot

A brief reminder of the rules…

A simple reminder with the trio of facilitators: Each country can participate in the vote…but not for itself.

trio of animation
The trio of animation © YouTube screenshot

The first appearance of the French during the flag parade

Two thousand French candidates have just appeared on the flag display.

Two thousand and one
Alvan & Ahez © Screenshot France 2

Show starts!

At 9 p.m., the Eurovision 2022 final begins at PalaOlimpico in Turin. Catch up on the evening with

Who will present this version 66 of Eurovision?

This year, Laura Bossini, singer Mica and Alessandro Cattelan, Italian TV personality, will host the show at the PalaOlimpico in Turin. French commentaries will be provided by Stephane Byrne and Laurence Poccolini.

Who are the 25 countries in the race?

A total of 25 countries will compete against each other on Saturday night. Twenty of them were selected during the two semi-finals, Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 May. Added to this list are the Big Five, the biggest financial contributors to the competition, who are automatically qualified. These are France, Spain, Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom.

How do you watch the final?

The evening will be broadcast live on France 2 from 9 pm, hosted by Stefan Bernwho presented the evening for the first time in 2010, and Lawrence Pocolini, who commented on the Eurovision Song Contest for the second year in a row.

The official Eurovision YouTube account will also broadcast live his concert in Turin mike and Laura Bossini, of the PalaOlimpico Sports Hall.

What is the running order for the candidates?

Less trivial than it sounds, the order of passage during the evening can play a role in the final classification.

It is the Czech Republic that opens the ball this evening with The lights are off, we performed Domi. The French moved to sixth place, and the Ukrainians to twelfth.

Who are the nominees a few hours after the final?

If Ukraine dominates the predictions this year, then the other candidates, certainly far behind them, occupy the betting platform.

Sweden and Great Britain are competing for second place. Big revenge for the Brits who last came at Eurovision 2021 and who this year are represented by Sam Ryder.

Followed by Italy with Mahmoud and Blanco and Spain with Chanel.

We’re never safe from a good surprise, but the French are far in the rank, with their song Fulenn.

Two thousand and one represent France

“Adrenaline takes precedence over stress,” French footballers Alvin and Ahes told us Thursday. If the candidates, who sing in Breton, have the heavy task of succeeding Barbara Bravy, who gave France second place last year in Rotterdam, they take this post with philosophy.

They prefer “not to think about the arrangement” and assure: “It’s not fear, it’s kiff.”

Ukrainians, the top candidates

It makes you wonder if they actually won. The Kalush Orchestra, which this year represents Ukraine at Eurovision, has a 60% chance of winning, according to the forecasts of bookmakers.

they explain Stefaniawritten by the leader of the group in honor of his mother, became a true hymn to the motherland.

It is their popularity that they were met with a real “warm applause” for appearing on stage during the first semi-finals.

“When you see Ukraine, during the first semi-final, go up on the stage, in front of 10,000 people standing screaming with tears in their eyes…” Michael the singerwhich is offered by Eurovision in Turin.

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