Russian pop star Philip Kirkorov said in his microblog that he flew to the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.
Prior to this, the artist showed images from Monaco, where he had previously stayed. Although the artist’s birthday was April 30, a birthday cake was waiting for him in one of the cafes. She flew by helicopter from Monaco to Turin, where Eurovision started.
First semi-final of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest started In the Italian suburbs of Turin, in the royal palace of Venaria.
After Maneskin’s victory with Zitti last year, Italy won the right to host the competition after a 30-year hiatus.
Representatives of 40 countries will participate in Eurovision this year. Russia will not be represented due to the decision of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) dictated by the organization’s “concern” over the “unprecedented crisis in Ukraine”.