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ITALY : RAF, Lara Fabian and Nina Zilli all announced as Sanremo and possible Eurovision 2015 contestants

RAI at Eurovision 2015. Photo : Eurovision Song Contest Italia Facebook

RAI at Eurovision 2015. Photo : Eurovision Song Contest Italia Facebook

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 ScarroneUna finestra fra le stelle

Malika AyaneAdesso e qui

Marco Masini Che giorno è

Chiara GaliazzoStraordinario

Gianluca GrignaniSogni infranti

NekFatti avanti amore

Nina Zilli – Sola

Dear JackIl mondo explode

Alex BrittiUn attimo importante

Biggio & Mandelli (I soliti Idioti) – Vita d’inferno

MorenoOggi ti parlo cosi

Bianca AtzeiIl solo al mondo

RafCome una favola

Lara FabianVoce

Grazia Di Michele & Platinette (Mauro Coruzzi) – Io sono una finestra

Il VoloGrande amore

Anna TatangeloLibera

NesliBuona fortuna amore

Irene GrandiUn vento senza nome

Lorenzo FragolaSiamo 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

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