Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

ESC Reporter | January 21, 2018

Scroll to top


San Marino 2015 | ESC Reporter


Anita Simoncini & Michele Perniola

  • Born: April 14, 1999 & September 6, 1998
  • Selection: Internal – SMTV
  • Semi-final: 2

“Chain of Lights”

  • Music: Ralph Siegel
  • Lyrics: John O’Flynn

  • Italian sixteen-year-old, Michele, attended a ballet school at age nine, where he also took singing lessons. In 2012, Michele rose to fame by taking part in Italian show Ti lascio una canzone where he was dubbed “The Italian Michael Jackson”. Michele represented San Marino at Junior Eurovision 2013.
    Fifteen-year-old Anita was born in San Marino. Anita began singing in a choir at age 7. Anita was part of the group The Peppermints, who represented San Marino at Junior Eurovision 2014. Besides singing, Anita love reading writing and ballet. She also loves animals and is a vegetarian. She will turn sixteen in April, just in time to represent her country in Vienna.


  • Michele represented San Marino in Junior Eurovision 2013 with ‘O-o-O Sole Intorno a Me’, finishing in 10th place. Anita competed in Junior Eurovision 2014, as part of the group The Peppermints with ‘Breaking My Heart’. They finished in 15th place.
    At a press conference in November 2014, TVRM announced that Michele and Anita had been internally selected to represent San Marino at Eurovision 2015. Their song, “Chain of Light” was released on March 16, along with the songs official video.

  • Facebook – Anita Facebook – Michele

    Twitter – Anita Twitter – Michele

    Instagram – Michele

> Interview with Anita and Michele!


⇽ Back to 2015 artist profiles

Help us grow!

Like and follow us at the following to stay updated!