Eurovision: RAI announces the replacement for Gabriele Corsi!

Italy’s public broadcaster, RAI, announced Mario Acampa as the new co-host for the semi-final Allocation Draw for Eurovision Song Contest 2022!

Mario Acampa will replace Gabriele Corsi on today’s draw taking place in Turin. Mario Acampa is known in Italy as the commentator of Junior Eurovision Song Contest. He is also an actor and performer and he has presented various shows on RAI Gulp.

The confirmation of the new co-host comes after the announcement that Gabriel Corsi tested positive for COVID-19 the past weekend. Mario Acampa will co-host tomorrow’s draw alongside Carolina Di Domenico.

The allocation draw for Eurovision 2022 will take place on January 25, at 12:00 CET, at Palazzo Madama. Palazzo Madama was the first Senate of the Kingdom of Italy until 1864. From 1997 it was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site and currently houses the museum of ancient art of Turin. The allocation draw will be streamed live on Eurovision’s official YouTube channel and Rai Play.

The countries have been divided in six pots for the allocation draw:

Allocation Pots


Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun for all the latest news regarding our favorite contest! 

Source/Photo: RAI andEurovoix

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