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Sanremo 2022Sanremo 2022 and Amadeus

RAI, the Italian national broadcaster has confirmed Sanremo 2022 Song Festival dates from 1 – 5 February with the Grand Final on Saturday 5 February. 

The news was announced today and Rai CEO Carlo Fuortes and Rai1 director Stefano Coletta confirmed that Amadeus will be the Sanremo host and artistic director for the third consecutive year. 

Stefano Coletta explained why Amadeus was again chosen:

The musical journey undertaken two years ago by Amadeus  marked an important cultural change in the history of the Sanremo Song Festival which led the Maneskin, winners of the last edition, to also win the Eurovision Song Contest, an important international recognition for the Italian song. It is in this direction of innovation, one of the objectives of the Public Service, that Rai intends to continue to increasingly enhance musical talent through the most popular television event in the country.

RAI will be very busy in 2022 as it will be also preparing host the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.

Måneskin’s winning performance at Sanremo 2021 with Amadeus as a host

https://youtu.be/haNSqTigU0Y

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