in Turin where, awaiting tonight's final at the Pala Olimpico, thousands of people flocked to the center in search of the music stars who for a few days have taken up residence under the Mole.
The hotels have been stormed, waiting to see their musical favorites enter or leave, the most sought after are the Maneskin, winners of the last edition and guests this evening of the grand final.
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The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest will be held on Saturday at the Pala Olimpico.
The three conductors Laura Pausini, Mika and Alessandro Cattelan will have the task of proclaiming the winner.
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In front of the Nh Hotel Santo Stefano hundreds of fans have been crowded for hours to see
Damiano and his band
There are also great expectations for
Blanco and Mahmood
: after their presence last night at the Eurovillage has vanished, there are those who hope to see them once again pop up somewhere, as they did in recent days when they performed by surprise in piazza San Carlo or piazza Vittorio.
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The atmosphere is that of celebration that has characterized this last week, between flash mobs and improvised performances by 40 delegations from all over the world.
"We are very proud and happy to host the event. And we are happy that this incredible atmosphere has infected the whole city, in the Valentino park as well as in the center. They are all crazy", said the mayor of Turin Stefano Lo Russo. , speaking yesterday at the press conference at the PalaOlimpico press center.
"Thank you for the energy you transmit with this fantastic event - he added, addressing Laura Pausini, Mika and Alessandro Cattelan -. We are enthusiastic about the effect the event is having, especially on the younger audience".