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Italy: San Remo Begins Tonight!


italyItaly – The 66th San Remo Musical Festival, the vehicle used to choose Italy’s representative, will take place on 9-13th February 2016 at the Ariston Theatre in San Remo. The festival runs over 5 nights and consists of Champions and Newcomers categories.  

The 20 names for San Remo Champions section are:

  • Alessio Bernabei – ‘Noi siamo infinito’
  • Annalisa – ‘Il diluvio universale’
  • Arisa – ‘Guardando il cielo’
  • Clementino – ‘Quando sono lontano’
  • Dear Jack – ‘Mezzo respiro’
  • Deborah Iurato & Giovanni Caccamo – ‘Via da qui’
  • Dolcenera – ‘Ora o mai più’
  • Elio & Le Storie Tese – ‘Vincere l’odio’
  • Enrico Ruggeri – ‘Il primo amore non si scorda mai’
  • Francesca Michielin – ‘Nessun grado di separazione’
  • Irene Forniciari – ‘Blu’
  • Lorenzo Fragola –’Infinite volte’
  • Morgan & Blu Vertigo – ‘Semplicemente’
  • Nefa – ‘Sogni e nostalgia’
  • Noemi – ‘La borsa di una donna’
  • Patty Pravo – ‘Cieli immensi’
  • Rocco Hunt – ‘Wake Up’
  • Stadio – ‘Un giorno mi dirai’
  • Valerio Scanu – ‘Finalmente piove’
  • Zero Assoluto – ‘Di me e di te’

Tonight sees some of our first ‘Champion’ category performers.

One of the favourites, Arisa, has allegedly said that if she wins she does not want to take part in Eurovision. If the winner turns down the slot, RAI can choose internally.

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155 comments on “Italy: San Remo Begins Tonight!

  1. Patty Pravo is FABULOUS!!
    I hope Patty Pravo will fly the Italian flag in Stockholm!! :)
    It’s the true ART..

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