Italy returns to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest after a year missing the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and today Italian television Rai has revealed the identity of their next representative.
Elisabetta Lizza has been selected internally by the Italian broadcaster Rai and she will take to the stage in La Seine Musicale in Paris next December 19 to perform “Specchio (Mirror On The Wall)”.
So far we only know the title of their song but you will be able to hear it very soon. Are you excited to discover what Italy has prepared for the competition? Will Italy be the first country to win both Senior and Junior editions of Eurovision in the same year?
Italy at Junior Eurovision
Italy participated for the first time in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, three years after their return to the Eurovision Senior Contest following an absence of 17 years, and last competed in 2019, withdrawing in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The country has reached its best places in the competition with the victory of Vincenzo Cantiello on their debut in 2014 and a brillant third place in 2016 with Fiamma Boccia. In the rest of their participations, they have obtained two seventh places achieved in their last two appearances with Melissa and Marco in 2018 and in 2019 with Marta Viola. They have also earned 11th and 16th worst rankings in 2017 and 2015 respectively.