Vincenzo Cantiello has been selected by RAI to represent them at Junior Eurovision according to the Italian press. Vincenzo who is 13 years old has taken part in “Ti Lascio Una Canzone”, the same contest which both Federica Falzon (Malta 2014) and Michele Perniola (San Marino 2013) have won.
It was also revealed that Leonardo De Amicis will be in charge of Italy’s participation in this years contest. De Amicis personally selected Vincenzo to take part in the show in Malta saying that:
Vincenzo has an amazing voice
It is expected that the host of “Ti Lascio Una Canzone” Antonella Clerici will take a role in Italy’s participation in the contest, possibly as a commentator in Malta.
Italy are debuting in this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest after two years of rumors and discussions about the Big 5 nation taking part in the contest.