Tel Aviv 2019

Mahmood wins Sanremo 2019 and confirms Eurovision participation

And he will go to Eurovision!

The 69th edition of the iconic Italian Sanremo Music Festival came to an end and after a long yet exciting night Mahmood emerged victorious with “Soldi

Defeated competition of Ultimo and Il Volo in the final round.

Sanremo 2019 last for 5 nights and culminated in 24 songs performed. After an exciting show, Mahmood, Il Volo and Ultimo proceeded to the second round of voting. Eventually, it was Mahmood who emerged victorious and now has the offer to represent Italy at Eurovision in Tel Aviv next May. Il Volo, the 2015 entrants, came third and Ultimo came 2nd.

Going to Eurovision

During the press conference following the Festival, M was asked wether he would represent Italy at Eurovision, a question to which he answered with an enthusiastic “Si, si”, thus confirming that he will go to Tel-Aviv. Almost simultaneously, the official Eurovision Twitter account confirmed the information as well.

Are you happy with the winner? How do you think Mahmood will do in Tel Aviv?

Let us know on the comment sections or on all social media platforms @ESCXTRA.

Riccardo Maddalozzo

Born in Italy, I have lived in 5 countries in 3 continents. I discovered Eurovision by accident in 2010 and became a superfan in 2013. I attended both Eurovision and Junior Eurovision events and covered several national finals on the ground and hope to continue doing so for a long time!
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