Italy 2017: Sanremo Festival winner to Kyiv

ITALY – Italian national broadcaster published today the rules for the 2017 edition of Sanremo Festival, the historic music show on which Eurovision Song Contest idea was based on. The event will take place at Teatro Ariston from February 7th to 11th The show will be hosted for third consecutive time by Carlo Conti The Sanremo winner will be asked to represent Italy in Kyiv If the winner refuses, RAI will select another participant on their own criteria There will be 50% tele voting and ... | read the full story here

October 20, 2016 2:45 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: Italy announces participant and reveals song for Malta

ITALY – Fiamma Boccia is the artist who will represent Italy in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest as announced today by RAI. Following the announcement the official video for her entry in Malta always presented. The song is titled “Cara Mama” (Dear Mom) and will be one of the 17 participating entries in the 2016 JESC edition. INFORMATION ABOUT FIAMMA Fiamma lives in Florence with her parents and 14-year-old sister Emilia who is also a singer. Her favourite subjects at ... | read the full story here

October 11, 2016 3:24 pm // 1 Comment

Il Volo Covers The Three Tenors’ Version of ‘My Way’

BILLBOARD.COM REPORTS / ITALY – It takes more than a little budella to take on the repertoire of The Three Tenors — especially for singers who are in their early twenties. But the three members of Il Volo rise to the challenge on Notte Magica — A Tribute To The Three Tenors. Today, Il Volo’s take on The Three Tenors’ rendition of the Frank Sinatra-popularized standard “My Way” is premiering below. “We wanted to remember that magical [Three Tenors ... | read the full story here

September 15, 2016 12:22 am // 0 Comments

Sanremo Festival 2017 dates revealed

ITALY – The dates for the 67th Sanremo Festival revealed today. The longest running Italian festival will take place from February 14th to February 18th, 2017. The venue remains unchanged as Teatro Ariston will host the event and Carlo Conti will be the host. There is no information how Sanremo Festival and the 2017 Italian representation in the Eurovision Song Contest will be interacted but the past years the winner of Sanremo Festival is eligible but not obligated to enter the ... | read the full story here

July 12, 2016 10:57 am // 0 Comments

Malta Song in Concert 2016: Jalisse added in the line up

ITALY – The 1997 Eurovision Song Contest entrants Jalisse are also added in the line up for Malta Song in Concert 2016 which will take place on July 14th in Malta. The Eurovision stars will perform their amazing Eurovision entry “Fiumi Di Parole” and will join the stage with Johnny Logan and Dana International. PBS and the Malta Community Chest Fund look forward to seeing you all at this one-time concert at the majestic Valletta Waterfront. For More Information kindly send us ... | read the full story here

June 24, 2016 11:16 pm // 0 Comments

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