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Italy: Francesco Gabbani wins Sanremo and goes to Eurovision

Francesco Gabbani is the winner of the prestigous Sanremo Festival 2017 in Italy, with the song ‘Occidentali’s karma’. With that victory he also got the first right to go to the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, which he decided to use. Together with his dancing gorilla!

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Italy: Al Bano eliminated before final of Sanremo

With just sixteen acts left, the Italian Sanremo Festival has reached their final field. On Friday night, four more acts were eliminated, including Eurovision-veteran Al Bano Carrisi.

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Italy: Nesli & Alice Paba, Raige & Giulia Luzi leave Sanremo

The first two acts have been eliminated from the Sanremo Festival 2017 in Italy. Two duo’s, Nesli & Alice Paba and Raige & Giulia were eliminated in the repechage on Thursday.

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Italy: Review of the second night of Sanremo 2017

The second night of the Sanremo Festival 2017 gave us the next eleven candidates in the Campioni section, who battle for the opportunity to represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. We look back after each night with a review of the show.

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Italy: Review of the first night of Sanremo 2017

The Sanremo Festival 2017 kicked off last night with the first eleven candidates in the Campioni section taking the stage. The winner of this section gets the opportunity to represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. We look back after each night with a review of the show.

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Italy: Guest performances by Rag’n’Bone Man, Ricky Martin at SanRemo

Some big names will have a guest performance at the Sanremo Festival 2017, which will be held in February. Italian broadcaster RAI has announced the names of Rag’n’Bone Man, Ricky Martin, Tiziano Ferro and Mika in the line-up, along with the song titles and covers that the competing artists in the Campioni section will sing.

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Italy: Participants San Remo 2017 revealed

The Italian Broadcaster, RAI, has released the names of the artists that will take part in San Remo 2017. They were revealed at the same time on broadcast on RAI1. They will compete in the final of the Campioni-section of San Remo.

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Junior Eurovision: Italy and FYR Macedonia reveal their songs

Two more countries have revealed their entries for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Italy internally chose 13 year old Fiamma Boccia with the song “Cara Mamma (Dear Mom)”, while FYR Macedonia has landed on a song for Martija Stanojkovic: “Love will lead our way”.

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The Shortlist (11): Italy

Who are the big favorites for Stockholm? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of the four countries that lead the board who have automatically qualified to the final.

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Francesca Michielin: ‘I did not sleep for an entire week’

Francesca Michielin was overwhelmed when she found out that Italian broadcaster RAI had picked her to go to the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. She tells this to ESCDaily.com during Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam.

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