Italy: Sanremo winner to be offered Eurovision ticket

Sanremo

The winner of Sanremo music festival’s established artists’ category (Campioni) will be offered the chance to represent Italy in Eurovision 2015. A total of 16 artists will be competing in this category and 12 of them will qualify for the final evening where the winner is chosen. Both, a professional jury as well as the audience will be able to vote for their favorites.

The winner of Sanremo’s Campioni -category will be asked to represent Italy in Eurovision, either with his or hers Sanremo entry or with another song. If the winner refuses the offer, the organizers will then internally pick another Sanremo entrant for Vienna.

Sanremo 2015 will take place between February 10 and 14 – the final of Campioni -category is set to take place on the last day.

SOURCE: RAI
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