SAN MARINO – San Marino national broadcaster announced details and date for their first ever national final. After being in Vienna for their writing camp, thee 11 finalists went to Bratislava to pre-record two shows in Bratislava. They performed an acoustic version of their song and the jury evaluated them allowing them all to proceed to the national final.
The two pre recorded shows are set for February 9th and 16th at 20:00 CET via SMRTV and via 1in360 YouTube channel. The final will take place in Bratislava on March 3rd at 21:00 CET. In the national final viewers from all over the world can vote for their favourite.
To avoid vote manipulation and decide the proportion of the viewers voting the decision has been made: First of all each vote will be valid after verification via PayPal account. If 50,000 votes in, then public vote will calculate as 10% of the final voting. Up to 100,000 the public vote will count as 20% ending to 250,000+ where the public vote will count as 50% of the vote. The remaining votes will be given by the jury.
There will also be a crowdfunding platform via Global Rockstar where the fans will be able to support and invest in the San Marino Eurovision entry. The investment include fans to share royalties from streamings and downloads for 70 years. This feature is totally optional for the voters of course.