It has just been confirmed that Sanremo 2022 winners Mahmood and Blanco will be representing Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 on home soil in Turin.
Mahmood and Blanco won the Festival di Sanremo 2022 with “Brividi” and therefore got offered the chance to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. In a press conference they confirmed they will take this chance and represent Italy in Turin.
We will definitely go to Eurovision, we are very pleased to be there especially because it will be held in Italy.Blanco on representing Italy at Eurovision 2022
Mahmood previously represented Italy in 2019 with “Soldi”. He finished second in the final, just behind the winner Duncan Laurence. He is the first artist to represent Italy twice after they came back to the contest in 2011.
The grand final of Eurovision Song Contest 2022 will take place on May 14th in Turin, Italy.
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