The return of the Eurovision Song Contest, the biggest event in the world of live music, was seen by 183 million viewers this year.
The Grand Final of the 65th edition of Eurovision, had 4 percent more television audience participation than the 2019 Eurovision, has announced the EBU, reports Zeri.info.
Eurovision has also had a massive increase in young audiences, with the final night viewership between the ages of 15-24 increasing by 7 percent.
Online, during Eurovision week, 50.6 million viewers in 234 countries watched the official YouTube channel, up 28% from 2019. Ages 18–34 accounted for 71% of those watching live content.
Also, there has been an increase in all official Eurovision websites on all social networks.
An average of 4.3 million spectators watched the Eurovision final in Italy which won the competition, while in the host country in the Netherlands, Eurovision was watched by 5.4 million people.
France, ranked second in the competition for the first time since 1991, gave its best audience of the last decade, with 5.5 million viewers, 15% more than in 2019.
7.4 million viewers watched in the UK – the highest number since 2014 and 6% more than in 2019.
Germany continues to offer the largest audience in it for the 11th year in a row with 7.8 million viewers, or 3% more than in 2019.
Iceland ranked 4th once again had the largest share of view from any market with 99.9%.
Finland reached it to the Grand Final after a year absent in 2019 and gave its best audience a record 1.4 million viewers, accounting for 81.4% of TV viewing in Finland.
We recall that this year Eurovision was won by the Italian group “Maneskin” and as is the tradition, next year’s edition will take place in Italy, for which Kosovo has also expressed interest in participating by opening a petition calling on the EBU to to accept Kosovo in this race. / Voice