Sanremo winners can go to Eurovision if they want
ROME, ITALY – Italian national broadcaster announced today that the representative in Vienna could be chosen via Sanremo Festival, but only if the winner(s) want to. The rules issued for the 2015 Sanremo edition clearly say that
“The winner of the Campeoni category at the Sannremo Song Festival will have the right to participate at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest and represent Italy in the contest if he/she are available and agreeable. In case the artist is not available , the organizers of the above event will reserve the right to choose another participant via their own criteria.”
Sanremo Festival 2015 will take place from February 10th to 14th at Teatro Ariston in Sanremo.