Sanremo Music Festival 2022

From February 1st to 5th, Italy stops to watch Sanremo Festival, one of the main shows of Italy and worldwide.

It is exciting to see again San Remo enveloped in the festive climate that livens up the entire city. Among the audience of Ariston theatre, walking around the shopping streets, on the boardwalk, at the Casino, parks or other areas that welcome the stars, singers, guests and tourists: the magical festive climate is back everywhere.

The Sanremo Music Festival, now in its 72nd edition, it is presented by the television showman Amadeus, with comedians Fiorello and Checco Zalone as hosts. There will be 25 top Italian singers, like Mahmood, Elisa, Massimo Ranieri, Gianni Morandi, Noemi and many others. Special guests will be the worldwide stars Laura Pausini, Måneskin, Meduza and other international guests that will be announced later on.

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Sanremo Music Festival 2019

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From February 5th to 9th, Italy stops to watch Sanremo Festival, one of the main shows of Italy and worldwide.

It is exciting to see it live, enveloped in the festive climate that livens up the entire city. Among the audience of Ariston theatre, walking around the shopping streets, on the boardwalk, at the Casino, parks or other areas that welcome the stars, singers, guests and tourists: the magical festive climate is everywhere.

On the stage, with Claudio Baglioni, Virginia Raffaele and Claudio Bisio as hosts, there will be 24 top Italian singers, like Il Volo, Nek, Patty Prato and many others. Special guests will be the worldwide stars Andrea Bocelli, Giorgia and Elisa. International surprise stars will be announced later on.

The final show on the 9th of February will see the election of the winner, who will have the right to represent Italy at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.

The Festival will be on air and web streaming on Rai 1, Rai HD, Eurovision and Radio 1, Radio 2.

San Remo Music Festival 2016

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The SanRemo Festival lands in a colorful, amusing and floral city from February 9th.

Finally! The most awaited-for week for Italian music fans is here. From February 9th to 13th, Italy stops to watch Sanremo festival, one of the main shows of Italy and worldwide. It is amusing to watch it from home, live on the TV.

While it is exciting to see it live, enveloped in the festive climate that livens up the entire city. Among the audience of Ariston theatre, walking around the shopping streets, on the boardwalk, at the Casino, parks or other areas that welcome the stars, singers, guests and tourists: the magical festive climate is everywhere.

On the stage, with Carlo Conti, Virginia Raffaele, Madalina Ghenea e Gabriel Garko. And also the top Italian singers, with many stars like Elisa, Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini. And the typical international surprise stars, from Ellie Goulding to Sir Elton John.

The final show on the 13th of February will see the election of the winner, who will have the right to represent Italy at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm.

The Festival will be on air on Rai 1, Rai HD, Eurovision and Radio 1, Radio 2.

San Remo Music Festival 2015

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The Festival is coming…!

From 10th to 14th February, the unmissable appointment with the festival of the Italian song comes back: the 65rd edition of San Remo Festival.

The song contest began in 1951 and has been held in Sanremo every year since. Well beloved in Italy and beyond, the Sanremo Music Festival even served as the inspiration for the Eurovision Song Contest.

The festival has launched the careers of incredibly famous Italian singers, including Andrea Bocelli, Zucchero, Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Massimo Ranieri. But Sanremo is almost as much about the host as the talented performances. Every year, eager audiences tune in to see who will present the show.

This year, the singing competition at Ariston Theatre will be hosted by Carlo Conti with Emma, Arisa and the spanish model Rocio Munoz Morales.

As the art director, Conti selected the 20 “Big” competitors who will participate in 2015 edition: Annalisa Scarrone, Malika Ayane, Marco Masini, Gianlua Grignani, Chiara Galiazzo, Nek, Nina Zilli, Alex Britti, Biggio-Mandelli, Moreno, Bianca Atzei, Raf, Lara Fabian, Grazia Di Michele e Mauro Coruzzi, Dear Jack, Il Volo, Anna Tatangelo, Nesli, Irene Grandi, Lorenzo Fragola (the latest winner of X-Factor Italy)

For the category of “Giovani” (young cometitors), who will sing just one song, we’ll see on the Ariston stage: Serena Brancale, Giovanni Caccamo, Kaligola, Kutso, Enrico Nigiotti, Rakele, Amara, Chanty.

The Italian and international guest stars who will climb on Sanremo’s stage will be: Biagio Antonacci, Gianna Nannini, Tiziano Ferro, Al Bano e Romina Power, Giovanni Allevi, Conchita Wurst, Imagine Dragons, Charlize Theron, Saint Motel, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, The Avener, Ed Sheeran.

The Festival will be on air on Rai 1, Rai HD, Eurovision and Radio 1, Radio 2.

In Sanremo, the City of Flowers, everything is ready to get this famous musical kermesse started, an event that every year for one week makes Sanremo the capital of music.

Sanremo Music Festival 2014

A unique, indescribable vibe. Just like the vibe in Hollywood during the Oscars days. Here is what you feel in Sanremo during the Music Festival week.

From 18th to 22th February, the unmissable appointment with the festival of the Italian song comes back: the 64th edition of San Remo Music Festival in the famous Ariston Theatre.

The song contest began in 1951 and has been held in Sanremo every year since. Well beloved in Italy and beyond, the Sanremo Music Festival even served as the inspiration for the Eurovision Song Contest.

The festival has launched the careers of incredibly famous Italian singers, including Andrea Bocelli, Zucchero, Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Massimo Ranieri. But Sanremo is almost as much about the host as the talented performances. Every year, eager audiences tune in to see who will present the show.

The singing competition at Ariston Theatre will be hosted by Fabio Fazio and Luciana Littizzetto, the RAI TV presenter couple of the show “Che tempo che fa”.

There will be two sections, the Campioni (Champions) section and the Nuove Proposte (New Proposals) section. The Campioni section consists of 14 artists that will perform 2 original entries each. On the other hand, the Nuove Proposte section will consist of 8 new artists that will perform 1 original song each.

These are the “Campioni”: Arisa, Frankie Hi NRG, Antonella Ruggiero, Raphael Gualazzi, Cristiano De Andrè, Perturbazione, Giusy Ferreri, Francesco Renga, Giuliano Palma, Noemi, Renzo Rubino, Ron, Riccardo Sinigallia e Francesco Sarcina.

And these are the “Nuove Proposte”: Diodato, Filippo Graziani, Bianca e Zibba, Rocco Hunt, De Simone, The Niro e Vadim.

The Italian and international guest stars who will climb on Sanremo’s stage with Fazio and Littizzetto will be: the French top model Leatitia Casta, Raffaella Carrà, Yusuf Cat Steven, Luciano Ligabue, Claudio Baglioni, Rufus Wainwright, Damien Rice, Luca Parmitano, Gino Paoli, Paolo Nutini, Luca Zingaretti, and Stromae

The Festival will be on air on Rai 1, Rai HD, Eurovision and Radio 1, Radio 2. You can also watch it on the web, at www.rai.it

In San Remo, the City of Flowers, everything is ready to get this famous musical kermesse started, an event that every year for one week makes Sanremo the capital of music.

San Remo Music Festival 2013

The Festival is coming…!

From 12th to 16th February, the unmissable appointment with the festival of the Italian song comes back: the 63rd edition of San Remo Festival.

The song contest began in 1951 and has been held in Sanremo every year since. Well beloved in Italy and beyond, the Sanremo Music Festival even served as the inspiration for the Eurovision Song Contest.

The festival has launched the careers of incredibly famous Italian singers, including Andrea Bocelli, Zucchero, Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Massimo Ranieri. But Sanremo is almost as much about the host as the talented performances. Every year, eager audiences tune in to see who will present the show.

This year, the singing competition at Ariston Theatre will be hosted by Fabio Fazio and Luciana Littizzetto, the TV presenter couple of the show “Che tempo che fa”. This is expected to be an edition where humour and biting jokes will be the big protagonists (after the music, of course).
Fabio Fazio will come back on the stage of the Festival, 14 years after the first time, the edition of 1999, when Anna Oxa won the competition with the song “Senza Pietà”.

As the art director, Fazio selected the 14 “Big” competitors who will participate in 2013 edition: Almamegretta, Annalisa Scarrone, Chiara Galiazzo, Daniele Silvestri, Elio e le Storie Tese, Malika Ayane, Marco Mengoni, Maria Nazionale, Marta sui tubi, Max Gazzè, Modà, Raphael Gualazzi, Simona Molinari with Peter Cincotti and Simone Cristicchi. They will play 2 unpublished songs.

For the category of “Giovani” (young cometitors), who will sing just one song, we’ll see on the Ariston stage Andrea Nardinocchi, Antonio Maggio, Blastema, Ilaria Porceddu, Il Cile, Irene Ghiotto, Paolo Simoni and Renzo Rubino.

The competition will see the challenge of the 14 “Campioni” (champions), 7 in the first night and 7 in the second night, each one singing two songs, and the best song will be proclaimed by telephone voting and the Festival Press Jury.
During 3rd night, the “Campioni” will perform their 14 songs, of the 28 remining in the competition. During 4th night, entitled Sanremo Story, the “Big” will sing the Festival’s historic songs with italian or international artists. In addition, the winning song of the category “Giovani” will be decreed.

In the final night, we’ll listen to the songs of Campioni category, which will be voted by the Quality Jury that includes the actor Carlo Verdone, Serena Dandini, Stefano Bartezzaghi, Nicola Piovani, Eleonora Abbagnato, Claudio Coccoluto, Nicoletta Mantovani, Cecilia Chailly, Rita Marcotulli, Paolo Giordano and the audience through the vote by phone. Finally, it will be proclaimed the winning song of 63rd Sanremo Festival.

The Italian and international guest stars who will climb on Sanremo’s stage with Fazio and Littizzetto will be: the Israeli top model Bar Rafaeli, Pippo Baudo and Raffaella Carrà in the “amarcord” night, Andrea Bocelli, Bianca Balti, Carla Bruni, Beppe Fiorello, Neri Marcorè, Claudio Bisio, Asaf Avidan, Caetano Veloso, Antony, Roberto Baggio and Flavia Pennetta.

This year, for the first time, celebrities will proclaim the winner of each category. Among the others, we find the tennis champion Flavia Pennetta, the sisters and presenters Benedetta and Cristina Parodi, Filippa Lagerback, Ilaria D’Amico, Vincenzo Montella, the water polo champion Stefano Tempesti, the archery champion Jessica Rossi.

The Festival will be on air on Rai 1, Rai HD, Eurovision and Radio 1, Radio 2. You can also watch it on the web, at www.rai.it, where it’s possible to watch the commercial created by the Academy award-winning director Gabriele Salvatores.
In the City of Flowers everything is ready to get this famous musical kermesse started, an event that every year for one week makes Sanremo the capital of music.