Eurovision 2022: Eurovision Village to open on May 7th in Parco del Valentino

April 22, 2022

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The Eurovision Village 2022 is coming to Parco del Valentino on May 7th.

Spanning across eight days, Eurovision Village will be open from Saturday May 7th until Saturday May 14th at Parco del Valentino, a public park located along the river Po in Turin. It is Turin’s second largest park, after Pellerina Park. 

Over 200 artists are expected to perform at Eurovision Village across the eight days that it’s open for, with over 40 hours of shows throughout the week.

"Turin is a city full of cultural activities and events. The Eurovision Village celebrates music while respecting the environment. We want to promote the strong artistic vocation of the city to liven up and turn the lights on our territory, in the name of peace. The voice of the youth will be the symbol of hope in our future."

Rosanna Purchia, Deputy Mayor of Culture

"An occasion to live once again the atmosphere of the Olympic Games of 2006’ – emphasises Domenico Carretta, Deputy Mayor for Big Events. The Eurovillage will be the heart of the Eurovision days with events open to all citizens, in the scenery of the Parco del Valentino, a large space suitable to all the requirements of the Village, including security measures."

Domenico Carretta, Deputy Mayor for big events

Daily programme for Eurovillage 2022

As we saw in Lisbon 2018 and Tel Aviv 2019, this years Eurovision village will have a daily programme, which will have a different theme for each day. 

Saturday 7th May: peace

Sunday 8th May: civil rights and LGBTQ+

Monday 9th May: Europe Day

Wednesday 11th May: Torino Calling

Friday 13th May: world music

Every day from 17:00 CET 20:30 CET, local artists and projects will take to the stage. Throughout the week, it is expected that over 200 artists, sponsors and speakers will take to the stage in the Eurovision village.

On May 10th, 12th and 14th, large screens will be set up in the park, where they will be streaming the live semi finals and grand final. 

A complete programme of events taking place in the Eurovision Village 2022 is expected to be released at the end of April 2022.

Are you excited for this years Eurovision Village? Will you be visiting the village in Turin? Let us know in the comments below!

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