Italy – Last year there was some fantastic news that Italy would be returning to the contest after 13 years of absence. However, this year’s participation has been under concern because of various reasons including financial problems and poor ratings of last year’s contest. According to EscToday the Italian national broadcaster RAI have announced that they are likely to participate in Baku.
If they do confirm their particpition in the contest, they will probably use the popular SanRemo festival to determined their entry for Baku. The final of San Remo will be held on February 18. Italian fans have waited for a long 7 months for the confirmation of their country and now it seems that a participation is quite likely. We should officially know the whole list of participants for the contest later this month, when the EBU reveals the official participants.
This year Italy returned to the contest which this jazz piece:
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