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Italy: The winner of the 71st edition of Sanremo is Måneskin

It’s the yearly Italian extravaganza, and the main inspiration for our beloved song contest. Once more has the annual Sanremo festival opened it’s doors for viewers to enjoy what can be called a musical mayhem. Music of all kinds of genres, coming together during the grand festival. Sanremo 2021 The week long festival has finally come to an end, and …

San Marino’s broadcaster reveals to have had different “Replacement Plans” for cancelled Eurovision!

The Eurovision song contest has been cancelled as we all know, but so far we don’t know what has happened leading up to the decision or how the discussions have been after the decision has been made. The Director-General of San Marino RTV Carlo Romeo has revealed a few details. Firstly it is good to note that San Marino was …

Italy: Sanremo 2020 artists announced

If we go 70 years back in time, there was a time where the Eurovision Song Contest didn’t exist, indeed a shocking thought. On the other hand, it was the rise of the Sanremo song festival, the competition that inspired our beloved Eurovision Song Contest. Sanremo 2020 2020 marks the 70th year anniversary for Festival di Sanremo, and this competition …

Italy: RAI confirms first names for Sanremo 2019

[AdSense-B] With the rumour mill constantly swirling in many countries for the upcoming Eurovision season, it is now the turn of Italy to shed some light on their 2019 plans. During the broadcast of Sanremo Giovani, the Italian national broadcaster RAI confirmed the names of some of the participating acts in the main competition next year, and – surprise surprise …

Italy: Måneskin “would like to do Eurovision”

[AdSense-B] One of the biggest rising acts currently on the Italian pop music scene, X Factor runners-up Måneskin, have mentioned in an interview with Radio Italia that they would like to do Eurovision, but concede that it would imply they would win Sanremo first, according to our friends over at Eurofestival News. The four piece band hailing from Rome were …

Italy: RAI commentators asked viewers not to vote for San Marino

[AdSense-B] Some controversy appears to have surfaced overnight with regards to the Italian broadcast of last night’s second semi-final of Eurovision 2018, as the commentators of RAI 4 in Italy, Saverio Raimondo and Carolina di Domenico implored viewers to boycott voting for San Marino due to the fact their jury gave 0 to Francesco Gabbani’s entry in 2017. The full …

Francesca Michielin to represent Italy

After last night’s Sanremo final, which saw Stadio win the competition, the entrant for Italy in Eurovision 2016 has been decided. As the group declined the invitation due to a clash with their touring schedule, RAI has now confirmed that runner-up Francesca Michielin will sing for Italy in Stockholm. X Factor winner Michielin sang “Nessun grado di separazione” (No degree …

ESC United Podcast: Montenegro picks the act, Italy and the UK take Eurovision seriously and should we change the Point System

The Eurovision season is slowly picking up so it’s time to start with our first Podcast of the 2016 season. Over the next months, Matt and Adam are going to discuss anything Eurovision and share their thoughs and ideas. This time it’s only going to be the two of them but they’ll have special guests going forward to bring in …

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