Video / San Marino 2015: Michele & Anita greets oikotimes.com readers
SAN MARINO CITY, SAN MARINO – The duo which will represent the small Italian state of San Marino sent to oikotimes.com a video greeting our team and readers few weeks before their arrival in Vienna.
The two former Junior Eurovision Song Contest artists will compete in Vienna with the song “Chain of Lights” aiming to qualify in the final of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest.
Anita Simoncini was born in 1999 in San Marino. Since 2014 she has been taking singing lessons with Linda Hermes and Augusto Ciavatta at the Voice Academy in San Marino. She represented her country in the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Malta as a member of the girl band The Peppermints. She loves to define it as one of the best times of her life. She also has a passion for ballet, which she started practicing at the age of 4. She loves listening to Coldplay, Linkin Park, Radiohead and Etta James.
Michele Perniola was born in 1998 in Palagiano, Italy. From the age of 9 he attended school of classic ballet and took singing lessons. In 2012 he won the sixth edition of the RAI talent show Ti Lascio Una Canzone. Michele was chosen by SMRTV for their debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2013 with the song O-o-O Sole Intorno A Me which is Michele’s first single release. He co-wrote this song together with his producer and vocal coach Antonello Carozza who is also this year art director of the San Marino participation.