Rai 5
Rai 5 - Logo 2017.svg
CountryItaly
Broadcast areaItaly
Switzerland
HeadquartersRome, Italy
Programming
Language(s)Italian
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerRai
Sister channelsRai 1
Rai 2
Rai 3
Rai 4
Rai Gulp
Rai Movie
Rai News 24
Rai Premium
Rai Scuola
Rai Sport
Rai Storia
Rai Yoyo
Rai Ladinia
Rai Südtirol
Rai Italia
History
Launched26 November 2010; 11 years ago (2010-11-26)
ReplacedRai Extra
Links
Websiterai.it/rai5
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 23 (SD)
Streaming media
RaiPlayLive streaming

Rai 5 (pronounced Rai Cinque) is an Italian free-to-air television channel owned and operated by state-owned public broadcaster RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana. It was launched on 26 November 2010 replacing Rai Extra. Its programming deals with culture with a particular attention to the arts world, offering documentaries, reportages and highbrow entertainment (music, dance, cabaret and theatre).

Logos

Eurovision Song Contest

Rai 5 has broadcast from 2011 until 2013 the semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest where Italy has to vote.

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