Winners of the first semi-final of Eurovision 2022: qualifying countries

In need of good news, however small, in the midst of disaster, Ukraine This Tuesday, he scored a morale and media victory over Russia in the first semi-final of Eurovision 2022 and confirmed him as the top favorite at a gala where he consolidated his options. Greece.

Candidates with these countries Switzerland, Armenia, Iceland, Lithuania, Portugal, Norway, Moldova and the Netherlands. Representing the other side of the coin Austria, Latvia, Slovenia, Croatia, Albania, Denmark and Bulgaria, eliminated from the competition.

under the posting ‘The voice of beauty’The premiere of this issue kicked off just in time from the Olympic Palace in Turin with a call to the electric guitar (albeit canned) that was the key to Italian Maneskin’s victory in 2021.

In its development, there has also been space to request other beautiful voices from the transalpine country, for example ‘fai rumor’ By Diodato, who was heavily influenced by the cancellation of the 2020 edition (he was finally able to perform at Eurovision two years later) and, albeit fleetingly, ‘Party‘ by the iconic and unforgettable Raffaella Carrá.

Qualifying countries

  • Lithuania
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Holland
  • Moldova
  • Portugal
  • Iceland
  • Greece
  • Norway
  • Armenia

When it comes to the competition, Albanian Ronela Hajati was responsible for opening an empowered and challenging evening with a ‘Sekret’ with an intense tribal rhythm, unaware of the criticism and suspicion of her proposal and some of her nearby movements. The genitalia appeared to be awake during the tests.

Behind it, the organization has succeeded in replacing the plethora of ballads with other, more animated setups such as colorful your salad‘ by Latvians Citi Zēni with the elegant jazz lightness of Lithuanian Monika Liu’emotional‘ and hymn to masculine fragility by the Swiss “charlatan” Marius BearMen Nets‘.

Another funky giant crystal ball of the Slovenian LPS, ‘Disk” didn’t stop them from looking more harmless than contagious, especially next to the noisy folk fusion proposals like Moldovan Zdob şi Zdub & Advahov Brothers and ‘.Trenulețul‘ or the ‘Ukrainian Kalush Orchestra’stephanie‘.

Actually, big ones Favorites Most of the bookies confirmed their wishes and, despite the obvious difficulties they faced after the Russian invasion, they delivered an electrifying and extremely brilliant performance, unaware of the technical burdens of the repression.

Eliminated Countries

  • Albanian
  • Latvia
  • Slovenia
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Austria

Much has been written these days about the disappointment of the massive arches that would become the distinguishing mark behind the scenes. Turin next to the fountain, but not only do they not fulfill their function, they also aggravate some visual proposals attached to the screen in the background.

There were those who, like the Bulgarians, could not object to making trouble to justify their lack of punch. Smart Music Project with an electric rock that lacks the original hooks, lacks exactly what her song asks for,’intent‘.

Better by comparison, Danish REDDI, though sweetened, sounded good in a reinterpretation of rebel grrrl with ‘.Show‘ hasn’t stopped them from following the same fate in the standings, such as Croatia’s Mia Dimšić’s Taylor Swift-esque ballad “Guilty Pleasure.”

Despite the lockdown of Austria, it could not escape the burning. DJ LUM!X and vocalist Pia Maria inside a large ring of strobe light and schizoid to orbithalo‘.

On the other hand, without moving from the same dance floor idea, Norway got enough support with Subwoolfer’s yellow wolf masquerade and comic. ‘Give That Wolf A Banana’.

Those who chose the contrasting, minimalist, sophisticated and alternative formula, such as the Portuguese Maro, were also strengthened. ‘saudade, saudade’, or the Dutch S10, who sang in Dutch, could not hold back the tears in the final episode. ‘De Diepte’.

The seemingly harmless Icelandic brothers, Systur, followed this successful strategy with the lethargic country folk.Just Með hækkandi and with the Armenian Rosa Linn ‘blow up‘.

Although it was a candidacy that received the biggest applause appealing to emotion, he was nominated. ‘Die Together’ Amanda Tenfjord by a sort of Greek Lorde, towering over a sort of ramshackle graveyard of chairs, posited as another possible surprise candidate for eventual victory.

Source: Informacion


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