Top favorite Italy had its second big day at the press center in Kiev today. On his road to victory in Eurovision 2017, Francesco Gabbani rehearsed and gave his second press conference today. ESCDaily gathered all the footage for you in one convenient article.
The day started with Italy coming on stage as the second rehearsal, straight after Ukraine. This is the video that our editor Neil MacInnes shot from Gabbani’s rehearsal:
Italy – Francesco Gabbani – Occidentali’s Karma
After the rehearsal, the Italian delegation went into the viewing room. Besides reviewing the rehearsal and possibly working further on some of the camera shots, they also selected the tv-clip that the EBU could send onto the internet. The video below is official footage of how the Italian performance will look on Saturday May 13th:
Last but not least, Francesco Gabbani went into the press conference room. And he took the monkey with him!