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Italy's Francesco Gabbani reveals the man behind the monkey

05 May 2017 at 13:56 CEST
Italy backstage Andres Putting

Italy is in the house! "The monkey is an Italian professional dancer and choreographer named Filippo Ranaldi. I came up with the idea of the monkey myself — it's a way to express the naked ape from the lyrics on stage," Francesco Gabbani said to Eurovision.tv.