Gabriele Corsi won’t be hosting the allocation draw ceremony!

The Eurovision 2022 Semi Final Allocation Draw is set to take place on Tuesday 25th January with the beginning at 12:00 CET at Palazzo Madama! The hosts should’ve been Gabriele Corsi and Carolina Di Domenico but as Gabriele revealed on his social media account – he got tested positive for Covid-19 so he won’t be able to host the ceremony.


This was the suit (and the smile) I was supposed to wear at the Allocation Draw, in Turin, on tuesday. Unfortunately, I tested positive for Covid today. Apart from disappointment (which, I believe, is legitimate), I don’t have any symptoms. Compared to what others had to go through, this is nothing. I am really upset, however, I guess I can still use the suit for some other occasion and that I will wear my smile anyway. At this point, we all learned how to dodge both major and minor difficulties. And, in order to do that, we don’t need a nice suit. Just a big smile. The event is just postponed. See you all in Turin in May!

P.s. Sadly, we will be getting a couple days off from @radiodeejay too, with the purpose of organizing and deciding what to do.
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It remains to be seen if Gabriele Corsi will be replaced by a new host or if Carolina Di Domenico will now host the draw by herself. You can check the Pots For The Semi Final Allocation Draw HERE. The semi-final draw is usually the place where the theme art and slogan for the upcoming edition of Eurovision happens but this year it was revealed earlier you can check it HERE.

Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is set to take place at Pala Olimpico Arena in Turin the semi-finals will be on 10th and 12th of May while the Grand Final is scheduled for 14th of May. You can check more about the stage plans HERE. What are your expectations of the draw ceremony? Do you think someone else will replace Gabriele or Carolina Di Domenico will be hosting it alone? Let us know in the comments below and at our social media links!

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