The 69th edition of the Festival di Sanremo, Italy’s most popular and beloved music festival, is under way. Broadcast live on Rai Uno (Rai International for those abroad) from the famed Ariston Theater in the Ligurian seaside town of Sanremo, this year’s festival ends on Saturday with the announcement of the winner among 24 contestants. competition...

The annual showcase of Italian music returns today for its 69th edition. Popular singer Claudio Baglioni resumes his role as artistic director and presenter, and comedians Claudio Bisio and Virginia Raffaele will be his co-hosts. As in previous editions, the festival will run for five consecutive nights but its format will be different this year. W...

Politics is a show, and every country has its favorite. The United States is bringing on yet another Hollywood classic (the aging action hero, the desert, the border, the money). France is offering its periodic re-enactment of its Revolution, with gilets jaunes replacing sans-culottes. Germany’s national orchestra is saying goodbye to an exhausted...

The traditional press conference to present Italy's popular Sanremo Song Fest was held on Wednesday, where it was announced that Italian comics Virginia Raffaele and Claudio Bisio will host the 69th edition of the fest on February 5-9, together with Italian singer-songwriter Claudio Baglioni, who is serving as artistic director of the song competit...

RAI, the Italian national broadcaster, has unveiled the names of the 22 Sanremo 2019 hopefuls who will join the two winners of Sanremo Giovane. All in all, 24 acts will battle for the coveted Sanremo trophy at the upcoming Festival Della Canzone Italiana di Sanremo. The 2019 Sanremo  Song Festival will be running from 05-09 February with the Grand...

Il Volo have returned to the San Remo Music Festival stage! The guys — Ignazio Boschetto makes sure Piero Barone and Gianluca Ginoble — made their return to the stage on Tuesday (February 7), almost three years after winning the national singing competition. “Coming back here after 3 years is emotional, [and] finding ourselves with a standing ovati...

For many years, the winner of Sanremo has been eligible to be chosen as the Italian representative for Eurovision, and this year is no exception. The representative for 2018 will be the winner of the ‘Big Artists’ category at the Sanremo Festival. There is a combination of 4 different voting methods that are used throughout the Sanremo festival, an...

Sanremo was the second most searched-for event in Italy on Google last year (outdone only by the football match that saw the country booted out of this year's World Cup), and it's a key date in the country's cultural calendar. In 2018, it takes place between February 6th and 10th. Whether it's entertaining, over-rated, tacky or exciting really depe...

Quando: Mar 28 Feb 2017 Dalle 18:30 alle 20:30 - Luogo:Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco Organizzato da : Leonardo da Vinci Society - In collaborazione con : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Ingresso : Libero An evening about Italian Music with Rolando Giambelli: photographer, musician, and judge at the 2016 San Remo Festival, who will talk...