SANREMO, ITALY – The first night of the 66th Sanremo Festival concluded with ten acts presented to the public. The ten acts were from the category of Campioni (established artists).
SANREMO 2016 FIRST NIGHT PARTICIPANTS
Lorenzo Fragola – Infinite volte
Noemi – La borsa di una donna
Dear Jack – Mezzo respiro
Giovanni Caccamo & Deborah Iurato – Via da qui
Stadio – Un giorno mi dirai
Arisa – Guardando il cielo
Enrico Ruggeri – Il primo amore non si scorda mai
Morgan & Bluvertigo – Semplicemente
Rocco Hunt – Wake up
Irene Fornaciari – Blue
During the first night international acts performed on stage as guest stars: Laura Pausini, who started her career 23 years ago from Sanremo Festival and won the newcomer category award, Sir Elton John and Maitre Gims.
There was a voting but there was no elimination. The results announced presented the top scorers and the four participants with lower votes. The voting was 50% of press attending the event and 50% of tele voting and the score will be added in the semi final which will take place on Friday.
SANREMO 2016 FIRST NIGHT BOTTOM 4
Morgan & Bluvertigo
During the second night (the stream of which is available on the main page of oikotimes.com site under the category live web TV) there will be 10 more Campioni acts. Alongside we will see the performances of four acts from the newcomer artists who will perform in duels in order to get a ticket for the semi final.
Deborah Iurato & Giovanni Caccamo, favourites to win Sanremo 2016 and also the ticket to Stockholm were among the best entries last night along with Arisa (who already declined participation in Eurovision after she was declined in 2014 by RAI to go to Copenhagen) and Enrico Ruggeri (the 1993 Eurovision participant for Italy which ranked 12th).