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 am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest).Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos!I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016

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