Italy: Sanremo 2017 finalists to be decided today

The fourth show of the Italian music festival will be held today live from Sanremo’s Ariston Theatre. A total of twenty acts of the Campioni category are still in the race of this year’s edition aimed to get the trophy and consequently have the chance to represent Italy at Eurovision 2017.

Today’s show will see twenty acts compete to take part at tomorrow’s final, but only sixteen of them will go through. The finalists will be decided by a mix of televote (40%), expert panel (30%) and special poll (30%), which will combine votes from 300 music fans.

The full-line up for the semi-final of Sanremo 2017 looks as it follows:

  • Al Bano – Di rose e di spine
  • Alessio Bernabei – Nel mezzo di un applauso
  • Elodie – Tutta colpa mia
  • Ermal Meta – Vietato morire
  • Fabrizio Moro – Portami via
  • Fiorella Mannoia – Che sia benedetta
  • Lodovica Comello – Il cielo non mi basta
  • Samuel Umberto Romano – Vedrai
  • Chiara – Nessun posto è casa mi
  • Francesco Gabbani – Occidentali’s karma
  • Gigi D’Alessio – La prima stella
  • Marco Masini – Spostato di un secondo
  • Michele Bravi – Il diario degli errori
  • Michele Zarrillo – Mani nelle mani
  • Paola Turci – Fatti bella per te
  • Sergio Sylvestre – Con te
  • Bianca Atzei – Ora esisti solo tu
  • Clementino – Ragazzi fuori
  • Giusy Ferreri – Fa talmente male
  • Ron – L’ottava meraviglia

Sanremo 2017 Calendar:

  • Serata 1 (Round 1): February 7th
  • Serata 2 (Round 2): February 8th
  • Serata 3 (Second Chance): February 9th
  • Serata 4 (Semi-Final): February 10th
  • Serata 5: FINALE – February 11th

Sanremo is hosted by Carlo Conti, who, along with several professionals, was responsible for selecting the candidates that will compete in the Italian festival. This year, he is accompanied by Maria De Filippi as co-host of all five shows.

You can watch the show live on RAI 1 at 20.30 CET:

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén. I'm a musician and English teacher from Spain.I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). I love Eurovision because I love discovering new songs every year.Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about (Junior) Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos, designing and editing videos, I'm very creative!I have already traveled to Eurovision and Junior Eurovision a few times and I highly recommend it! =)

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