20 participants of SanRemo 2016 revealed in Italy!
RAI, the Italian national broadcaster, has revealed the names of the established artists that will make part of the Festival di SanRemo.
TV presenter Carlo Conti was in charge of revealing the names of the 20 “Campioni” that will perform during the SanRemo festival. The winner of the 66th edition of the festival will be offered to represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest.
These are the acts that will participate in the SanRemo festival:
- Annalisa – Il diluvio universale
- Arisa – Guardando il cielo
- Alessio Bernabei – Noi siamo infinito
- Clementino – Quando sono lontano
- Dear Jack – Mezzo respiro
- Dolcenera – Ora o mai più
- Elio e le Storie Tese – Vincere l’odio
- Irene Fornaciari – Blu
- Lorenzo Fragola – Infinite volte
- Rocco Hunt – Wake Up
- Debora Iurato e Giovanni Caccamo – Via da qui
- Francesca Michielin – Nessun grado di separazione
- Morgan e i Bluvertigo – Semplicemente
- Neffa – Sogni e nostalgia
- Noemi – La borsa di una donna
- Patty Pravo – Cieli immensi
- Enrico Ruggeri – Il primo amore non si scorda mai
- Valerio Scanu – Finalmente piove
- Stadio – Un giorno mi dirai
- Zero Assoluto – Di me e di te
The 20 “champions” will perform during five evenings starting the 9th of February. The final is scheduled on the 13th of February.
Italy was represented by Il Volo in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. They came in 1st place in the televoting, but were placed third after the combined viewers+jury voting result.