Turin is the first city to officially apply to host the forthcoming 2022 Eurovision Song Contest! The City of Turin is all set to bring the competition home come May.
The Mayor of Turin, Ms. Chiara Appendino, has announced today Turin’s candidacy to host the upcoming 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. She made the reveal via her official social media platforms:
TORINO’S CANDIDACY TO HOST THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2022Yesterday I signed the application letter.
We’re talking about the world’s most followed non-sporting event.With hundreds of millions of viewers, world visibility of our Turin and unquestionable economic turnover. With the extraordinary victory of the Måneskin at the last Eurovision, Italy is hosting the next edition.
We’re bidding because our City has all the cards in order and we think it’s the best option on the field to make your choice.We have the venues and spaces with suitable capabilities, in full city territory and easily reachable.As for hospitality, our receptive offer is able to welcome the thousands of people the event will attract.But – among others – there is another fundamental point that should lead to choosing Turin. We have already proven that we have experience hosting international events in Turin throughout the years, Turin is able to put the skills of an entire city at the service of Eurovision.Besides this. and also thanks to these events Turin has recently become a Ryanair hub, guaranteeing even more air links between Turin and the rest of the world.We are ready and determined. As always, we’ll try hard to bring Eurovision to Turin and leave this legacy to the citizens.
Good luck Turin!
Turin is all set to bring Eurovision to town!
The Pala Alpitour can accomodate circa 13, 300 spectators. Turin has its own airport, the Turin Caselle Airport and has excellent connections to most of the European capitals.
Turin can also be reached via Milan’s Malpensa International Airport, which is a 90 minutes drive from the city centre.