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Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

Introducing….. Our Interval Acts!

Ciao a tutti! We are very close to having our third Italian Eurovision. As the semis and finals get closer, we find out more about who will be our interval acts. Metamoro Elodie, a monologue by Amadeus? Who knows? We have come a long way from Italyโ€™s sad withdrawal in 1998 to them being the…

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In Defence Of: “Everybody” by Tanel Padar, 2XL and Dave Benton

After Denmark won in 2000 with “Fly on the Wings of Love” by the Olsen Brothers, we got to experience our second Danish Eurovision the year after. The 90s were a difficult decade for Europe: Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union had collapsed, and Bosnia & Herzegovina was in a war that saw many lives lost.…

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Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

Mahmood and Blanco Will Go to Eurovision!

The Sanremo Music Festival has come to its conclusion. Following their win, a press conference was held. Mahmood and Blanco have decided to accept the golden ticket of representing Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest. They will be the host entry, singing “Brividi”. This will be the second time Mahmood has gone to Eurovision, following…

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In-depth Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

The Sanremo Music Festival and…The Internet As Well?

The Sanremo Music Festival has been around since the 1950s. From “Papaveri e Papavere” sung in the 1950s to “Zitti E Buoni” in 2021, Sanremo is still going strong. But the way people’s opinions have become vocal have changed too. From print media to social media, fans have always had a strong opinion about the…

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Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

Your Complete Guide to The 2022 Sanremo Music Festival

On Saturday 4th December, the artistic director of the Sanremo Music Festival Amadeus revealed the 22 artists who will compete for the win. Sanremo 2022 will be held from 1st February to 5th February. Not only is Sanremo embraced by non-Italian eurofans, but it is also one of the biggest events in Italian culture. The…

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In-depth Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Turin 2022

Less Spanish, More Language Diversity For Spain?

‘En Un Mundo Nuevo’ were the words sung by the Spanish representative Karina at the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin. 40 years later, is it time to think of a new era for Spain’s protected and co-official languages, and give them their moment in the spotlight at Eurovision? 99% of Spaniards speak Castellano (Castillian…

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Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

Are We There Yet? Well, All Roads Lead to Turin

After a long, hard battle between seventeen Italian towns and cities, we finally have our host for 2022! Turin (Torino in Italian) will be the host of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest. Once again, the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in one eagerly anticipated May week. As Turin emerged as the victorious winner, we…

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A Glimpse Into Songs and Performances That Reflect the Times

Have you ever had that moment when you listen to one of your favourite Eurovision songs and you realise that it had a deeper meaning? Or that a song and its performance reflected a certain point in time for a country, Europe and even the world? Maybe you just like the song’s social or political…

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In-depth Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

“From Withdrawal to No Degree of Separation,” The Story of How Italy Withdrew, Returned and Won.

One night in Dublin, Jalisse sang “Fiume di Parole” in front of Europe at the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest. Although the United Kingdom took home the victory with Katrina and the Waves’ song “Love Shine A Light”, Jalisse came a respectable 4th. In 1997, Italy would decide to withdraw in 1998, unbeknownst to European viewers,…

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Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin 2022

Sanremo 2022: Artists Weโ€™d Like to See

After returning to Eurovision ten years ago thanks to Raffaella Carrร , Italy has finally won Eurovision! Zitti E Buoni by Mรฅneskin claimed the victory with 524 points at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest held in Rotterdam. As Italy prepares to host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2022, talk turns to the Sanremo Music Festival. Many…