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Sanremo

Sanremo (26)

RAI, the broadcaster responsible for the participation of Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest have enjoyed relative success on their return to the competition in the past two years with the acts chosen from the Sanremo competition achieving top ten results. An internal panel of appointed music experts were behind the initial two decisions whilst a consensus also needs to be reached with a particular record label which would represent a number of the competing artists within the competition, whether in the Campioni or the Giovani category. Rumours have been on the increase in the past couple of weeks, noting…
RAI has always been extremely influential in the concepts adopted by the European Broadcasting Union and in fact, one of the most popular music competitions to take place in Europe is surely Sanremo noting that surrounding countries are known to tune in and increase viewership during all of the evenings especially because the cream of the crop are always known to be in the final running order. Just a couple of hours ago, the broadcaster made the revelation of the fourteen artists who will ultimately compete for the elite prize. One of the acts will most likely also become the…
The European Broadcasting Union did not come up with the idea of the Eurovision Song Contest alone noting that the very first original idea for a music competition was already initiated by the Italian broadcaster; RAI whose local edition of the Sanremo competition featuring some of the most notable talent in the country was adopted on a larger scale and open to most of the countries in the continent. Italy have been part of the historic Eurovision Song Contest and following a gap of more than ten years, they returned in 2011 to great success finishing in the runner-up slot…
The 62nd edition of Sanremo is just two days away, and like every year, it will be held at the Ariston Theatre, one of the most prestigious theatres in Italy. The festival’s first night will be next Tuesday, on the 14th February, followed by 4 others, leading to the final night, on Saturday 18th February. The last press conference held on the 1st February, revealed all the special guests and also, each night’s programme. This year’s presenter is once again Gianni Morandi, with the help of Rocco Papaleo and the top model, Ivana Mrazova. With the anticipation of seeing this …
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 19:26

Italy: Sanremo 2012 - Day 1: LIVE

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Good evening dear readers, or better, ‘Buona sera’! Welcome to the first night of one of the most prestigious festivals around Europe, Sanremo! The 62nd edition of this festival, spread over 5 nights, is being held, as usual, in the Ariston Theatre. The first edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, held between 29 and 31 January 1951, was broadcast by Rai Radio 1 and its only two participants were Nilla Pizzi and Achille Togliani. Starting from 1955, all the editions of the Festival have been broadcast live by the Italian TV station Rai 1. The festival has been used as…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 18:56

Italy: Sanremo 2012 - Day 2: LIVE

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Good evening dear readers, or better, ‘Buona sera’! Welcome to the second night of one of the most prestigious festivals around Europe, Sanremo! The 62nd edition of this festival, spread over 5 nights, is being held, as usual, in the Ariston Theatre. The first edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, held between 29 and 31 January 1951, was broadcast by Rai Radio 1 and its only two participants were Nilla Pizzi and Achille Togliani. Starting from 1955, all the editions of the Festival have been broadcast live by the Italian TV station Rai 1. The festival has been used as…
Thursday, 16 February 2012 18:58

Italy: Sanremo 2012 - Day 3: LIVE

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Good evening dear readers, or better, ‘Buona sera’! Welcome to the second night of one of the most prestigious festivals around Europe, Sanremo! The 62nd edition of this festival, spread over 5 nights, is being held, as usual, in the Ariston Theatre. The first edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, held between 29 and 31 January 1951, was broadcast by Rai Radio 1 and its only two participants were Nilla Pizzi and Achille Togliani. Starting from 1955, all the editions of the Festival have been broadcast live by the Italian TV station Rai 1. The festival has been used as…
Friday, 17 February 2012 19:30

Italy: Sanremo 2012 - Day 4: LIVE

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Good evening dear readers, or better, ‘Buona sera’! Welcome to the fourth night of one of the most prestigious festivals around Europe, Sanremo! The 62nd edition of this festival, spread over 5 nights, is being held, as usual, in the Ariston Theatre. The first edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, held between 29 and 31 January 1951, was broadcast by Rai Radio 1 and its only two participants were Nilla Pizzi and Achille Togliani. Starting from 1955, all the editions of the Festival have been broadcast live by the Italian TV station Rai 1. The festival has been used as…
Saturday, 18 February 2012 19:17

Italy: Sanremo 2012 - Emma Wins

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'Buona Sera!' and welcome to the fifth and final night of the most prestigious music competition in Italy and the rest of Europe known as Sanremo. The history of the competition has stretched a total of sixty two years thus far and it is the event which the Eurovision Song Contest was eventually based on. The first edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, held between 29 and 31 January 1951, was broadcast by Rai Radio 1 and its only two participants were Nilla Pizzi and Achille Togliani. Starting from 1955, all the editions of the Festival have been broadcast live…
The introduction of digital media has had a large impact on several industries but then again, music has been rapidly changed or rather accommodated to fit with the needs of the present generation. Recording labels have been speaking publicly in favour of removing physical singles completely due to the fact that many people are making use of platforms such as Spotify and Itunes to make their purchases. Artists all over the world have also been getting a clear indication of their charting position in physical sales by following the charts that the digital sales are showcasing. This is the same…
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