Italian broadcaster RAI has announced the 22 contestants that will go head to head for the Italian ticket to Rotterdam. The name of each artist's entry will be revealed in the coming days.
The 22 Festival participants are:
Bugo feat. Morgan
Pinguini Tattici Nucleari
Riccardo “Riki” Marcuzzo
You might have noticed amongst them former Eurovision artists Francesco Gabbani and Raphael Gualazzi. Francesco won the main section of Sanremo with Occidentali’s Karma in 2017, going on to place 6th in the Grand Final in Kyiv. Raphael won Sanremo is 2011 with Madness Of Love and went on to come 2nd in Düsseldorf.
The 70th edition of the Festival di Sanremo, under the artistic direction of popular Italian presenter Amadeus, will be broadcast on from 4 to 8 February 2020 live from the Ariston Theater in Sanremo.