Arisa who finished 13th in the final of Sanremo 2016 has said that she would like to represent San Marino at the Eurovision Song Contest.
The singer made the announcement during the Radio 2 show “Sociopatici” in Italy. The singer specifically stated that she wanted to represent Eurovision’s smallest country at the contest in Stockholm however the country has already selected Serhat as their participant for this years contest. Arisa would not have been the first Italian singer to represent San Marino at the Eurovision Song Contest with both Senit and Michele Perniola being born in Italy.
RTV San Marino issued a statement yesterday afternoon thanking the singer for her interest but stating that they are already working with Serhat for this years contest.
Source: RTV San Marino