Who will represent Italy at Eurovsion 2015? Well it could be one of three former Eurovision contestants!
RAI (Italian National Broadcaster) have this afternoon announced the 20 (not 16) contestants who will be competing at the Sanremo 2015 song festival. The winner of the contest will have the choice of representing Italy at Eurovision 2015 in Vienna.
The 20 acts that have been announced along with their song titles for the 2015 Sanremo festival and there are many familiar names including 3 former Eurovision contestants.
First up we have RAF who represented Italy at Eurovision in 1987 with the song ‘Gente di mare’ along with Umberto Tozzi. They placed 3rd at the contest.
Next you will see the name of Lara Fabian who is a world-famous singer from Canada living in Belgium and France. She represented Luxembourg at Eurovision 1988 in Dublin with the classic song ‘Croire’ that placed 4th at the contest.
If that was not enough for you then the Italian diva Nina Zilli returns to the festival. Nina represented Italy at Eurovision 2012 with the song ‘L’Amore È Femmina (Out Of Love)’ that went Top 10 for Italy.
Sanremo 2015 Contestants
Annalisa Scarrone – Una finestra fra le stelle
Malika Ayane – Adesso e qui
Marco Masini – Che giorno è
Chiara Galiazzo – Straordinario
Gianluca Grignani – Sogni infranti
Nek – Fatti avanti amore
Nina Zilli – Sola
Dear Jack – Il mondo explode
Alex Britti – Un attimo importante
Biggio & Mandelli (I soliti Idioti) – Vita d’inferno
Moreno – Oggi ti parlo cosi
Bianca Atzei – Il solo al mondo
Raf – Come una favola
Lara Fabian – Voce
Grazia Di Michele & Platinette (Mauro Coruzzi) – Io sono una finestra
Il Volo – Grande amore
Anna Tatangelo – Libera
Nesli – Buona fortuna amore
Irene Grandi – Un vento senza nome
Lorenzo Fragola – Siamo Uguali
We also like Dear Jack (think of McBusted but they can sing and look good), Chiara (not the Maltese Eurovision Queen but the Italian X-Factor Winner) and Nek (who are a great Italian rock/pop band)
Sanremo is shaping up to be a very interesting contest in 2015! What acts of the 20 announced are you looking forward to hearing from?
Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : RAI