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How To Watch Eurovision 2022 In New Zealand

It is the world’s biggest music contest, and this year, the Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live from Turin, Italy. If you’re eager to watch from super down under, put down your network television remote: here’s how to watch and when!

For Eurovision fans in New Zealand, both Semi-Finals and the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 will be streamed live on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel, without commentary.

For the schedule of shows, check out the show descriptions below. We’ll update this page with a direct embed of the live streams once they’re available. Viewers from New Zealand cannot vote in any live show.

Semi-finals

Wednesday 11th May, 7:00 AM on YouTube

In the first semi-final, the first group of countries in the Eurovision 2022 line-up will compete for a place in Sunday’s Grand Final.

The 17 countries competing are: Netherlands, Albania, Ukraine, Switzerland, Moldova, Lithuania, Slovenia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Armenia, Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Norway and Portugal.

Friday 13st May, 7:00 AM on YouTube

The second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 will feature 17 different acts taking to the stage in the hope of securing a place in Sunday’s Grand Final.

Competing this evening are: Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Ireland, Israel, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Sweden,

Grand Final

Sunday 15th May, 7:00 AM on YouTube

The Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, will be hosted by Laura Pausini, Alessandro Cattelan and Mika and broadcast live on YouTube.

All the qualifying acts from the semi-finals will join hosts Italy plus the remaining ‘Big Five’ countries France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom in the Grand Final of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest from PalaOlimpico in Turin.


The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is produced by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) with national broadcaster, RAI (Radiotelevisione italiana).