Six former Eurovision representatives return to Sanremo in 2021

Mahmood came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv Photo: EBU / Andres Putting

The list of participants competing in the upcoming edition of Sanremo are now known. The line-up features a number of former Eurovision participants.

The twenty-two participants of the Big Category have been announced. The line-up features no less than six former Eurovision participants. Iva Zanicchi competed in 1969, and Gianni Morandi in 1970. Massimo Ranieri competed in 1971 and 1973. Emma represented Italy in 2014, Fabrizio Moro in 2018 and Mahmood in 2019.

The competing artists are as follows:

Dargen D’Amico
Gianni Morandi
Ditonellapiaga & Donatella Rettore
Highsnob & Hu
Le Vibrazioni
Massimo Ranieri
La Rappresentante di Lista
Ana Mena
Achille Lauro
Michelle Bravi
Iva Zanicchi
Fabrizio Moro
Mahmood ft. Blanco
Giusy Ferreri
Giovanni Truppi

Sanremo is set to take place in the first week of February, from the 1st to the 5th.