Eurovision 2022: Behind the scenes of Turin stage construction!

The first images and videos of construction of the Eurovision 2022 stage at the PalaOlimpico in Turin can now be seen on social media.

There are already images from construction inside the arena suggest that the stage may be one of the largest in recent years of the contest:

The concept behind the design is called “The Sun Within” which relies on movements and light of a kinetic sun. The stage is able “to showcase theatrical motion, which is framed by water and will have a lush Italian garden lapping up the rays in front of it”.

There is a video on Twitter that shows the building of the stage:

The creative mind behind the design is Francesca Montinaro, who has also created the stages of Sanremo Music Festival two times (2013 and 2019), explained what inspired the idea for this years stage:

Italy, with its sun its sea, art and nature, but above all to represent Italians with their unique vocation to adapt and welcome.

Another video was posted that shows a large LED wall behind the stage construction:

Also it has been known through Instagram that viewers can also expect an LED floor on the stage:

The design will also incorporate a Green Room at the front of stage which is inspired by the feel of baroque gardens such as those at Villa d’Este, Castel Gandolfo, Villa Lante or other estates across Italy, while the water reminds people of fountains in a park. Francesca Montinaro has explained that she wants to make sure that every artist has a platform to express their identity through the stage.

The Eurovision Song Contest returns to Italy this year following Måneskin’s victory at the 2021 contest with their song “Zitti e Buoni”. The 2022 contest will be hosted on 10th, 12th, and 14th May at the PalaOlimpico in Turin.

Source: eurovoix

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