Italy is the European nation where the corona outbreak started and the country was hit hard by the virus. Of course, their Eurovision plans for 2021 are still in shadows, since the nation has other stuff on their mind.
We may not get to see our 2020 favourites take to the stage, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on our Eurovision favourites. This series is aimed to discover the team’s favourite entries from the 21st century, from 2001 to 2019.
Diadato has won the prestigious San Remo Music Festival in Italy. After multiple, performances throughout the week, he came out on top during tonight’s Grand Final and has therefore won the opportunity to represent Italy at Eurovision in Rotterdam, which he accepted.
In Italy the 24 candidates in the Campioni section have performed their Sanremo 2020 songs for the first time. Based on the results in the first two nights of the prestigous Italian competition, we now have some current standings before we go to the final [read more…]
Meet the participants of Sanremo 2020 in our preview series, which we have written together with our partner website Eurovision Union, starting with Paolo Jannacci and continuing through to Tosca.
Meet the participants of Sanremo 2020 in our preview series, which we have written together with our partner website Eurovision Union.
This year marks the 70th edition of the prestigious Sanremo Song Festival in Italy, set to begin on February 4th. The 24 participants of this year’s contest were previously revealed by the Artistic Director, Amadeus and will feature a number of returning artists, as well [read more…]
The 22 artists competing in the upcoming edition of Sanremo have been revealed, with the line-up featuring former Eurovision artists Raphael Gualazzi (2011) and Francesco Gabbani (2017).
Since their return to the contest, Italy has remained a strong competitor at the contest, and more often than not, we see Italy somewhere within the Top 10. This year was no exception, with Mahmood finishing in 2nd place with his song, Soldi.
When Mahmood won Sanremo festival, several Italian politicians raised questions. Not because of his qualities as a musician, but because of his part-Egyptian background. Mahmood is not hurt by it anymore.