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Tuesday, 29 October 2013 00:15

JESC ‘13: Michele Perniola Will Represent San Marino

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San Marino, the only debut country in this years’ edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest have made their choice with regards to both the artist and their respectively entry. As expected, an internal selection took place with SMTV selecting Michele Perniola and the song O-o-O Sole Intorno a Me which translates into Sunlight All Around Me co-written with Piero Romitelli, Massimiliano Messieri and Antonello Carozza.

It is worth pointing out that Gaia Cauchi, the Maltese representative was also a contestant on the programme Ti Lascio Una Canzone hosted by Antonella Clerici on RAI Uno. Following his stint on the programme, Michele was dubbed as Italy’s answer to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, having also had the opportunity to perform a number of his songs during the course of the series.

Italian at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was heard just once before, during the performance of a song entitled Birichino which representing Switzerland back in 2004. It has only received four (4) points at the end of the voting, all coming from Malta, whose correspondance to the language has always been relatively high. Stay tuned to for all of the latest news as soon as it becomes available.

Source: Junior Eurovision (Official Website)

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