Tonight 13 May on Rai 1 the final evening of Eurovision 2023 is broadcast: here is the lineup, when we will listen to Marco Mengoni and how to vote.
This eveningat 8:35 pm, on Rai 1 the spectacular evening will be broadcast in prime time finale dell’Eurovision 2023. The prestigious Liverpool Arena will welcome 26 finalists from across Europe, plus Australia and Israel, for this extraordinary event. Italy will be represented by the talented Marco Mengoni, winner of the last edition of the Sanremo festival. Here she is ladder of the evening, the guestsincluding Mahmood, and the voting system that will be used.
Below you will find the exit order of the singers in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023
- Austria: Teya & Salena con “Who the Hell Is Edgar?”
- Portogallo: Mimicat with “Oh heart”
- Switzerland: Remo Forrer with “Watergun”
- Poland: Blanka with “Solo”
- Serbia: Luke Black con “I’m just sleepy”
- France: La Zarra con “Obviously”
- Cipro: Andrew Lambrou with “Break a Broken Heart”
- Spain: Blanca Paloma with “Eaea”
- Sweden: Loreen with “Tattoo”
- Albania: Albina & the Kelmendi Family con “Duje”
- Italy: Marco Mengoni with “Two Lives”
- Estonia: Alika con “Bridges”
- Finlandia: Wrapper con “Cha Cha cha”
- Czech Republic: Vesna with “My Sister’s Crown”
- Australia: Voyager con “Promise”
- Belgio: Gustaph con “Because of You”
- Armenia: Brunette con “Future Lover”
- Moldavia: Pasha Parfeni con “Sun and Moon”
- Ucraina: Tvorchi con “Heart of Steel”
- Norvegia: Alessandra con “Queen of Kings”
Guests of the evening
Mahmood, invited by the BBC to perform as a guest on the final evening, is in his third presence at Eurovision: he represented Italy in Tel Aviv 2019 after the victory in Sanremo with the song Soldi, and made an encore last year in Turin together to Blanco, after his success at Sanremo 2022 with Chills. And it is also the first time that an Italian singer has performed out of competition in an edition of Eurovision that takes place abroad.
Mahmood will sing Imagineaccompanied by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, opening a choral performance called The Liverpool Songbook.
Among special guests of the evening too Roger Taylorthe drummer of Queen, who will accompany Sam Ryderthe British singer who came second in Turin 2022 with Spaceman, ei Kalush Orchestrareigning champions, who will open the show with the winning song in Turin 2022, Stefania in a video that will see the participation of British artists of the caliber of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Joss Stone.
During the final, the voting system will also change and will be mixed: the vote of the Juries, made up of entertainment professionals, will enter the field. The international juries will assign 49.7% of the points up for grabs, the public vote 50.3%.
The cardinal rule of the Eurovision Song Contest remains: you cannot vote for your own representatives but only for the other countries. The Italian public will therefore not be able to vote for Marco Mengoni. Spectators from participating countries can vote via the app, www.esc.vote and via televoting
New this year is that viewers from countries not participating in Eurovision 2023 will have the opportunity to express their preferences both in the semi-finals and in the final, via the website www.esc.vote. The votes collected through this method will be counted and converted into points, which will be added to the final score of the participating countries. In this way, the international public will also be able to contribute to the excitement and outcome of this extraordinary musical competition.
How to follow the Eurovision 2023 final on television, streaming and radio
The Eurovision 2022 final is broadcast on Rai 1 and streaming on RaiPlay with commentary by Gabriele Corsi and Mara Maionchi.
The event can also be followed in streaming, connecting to the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel.
For Rai Radio2, the official radio of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, live radio and video, on digital terrestrial channel 202 and tivùsat, Diletta Parlangeli, Saverio Raimondo and LaMario will be at the microphones.