Italy will participate in the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Gliwice, Poland.
Italian broadcaster RAI have confirmed to Eurovoix.com that they will be taking part in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The announcement follows shortly after yesterday’s news that Spain, a fellow member of the Big Five, will return to the contest. It is not yet known how Italy will select their entrant, however, they have opted for internal selections every year since their 2014 debut.
Last year Italy was represented by Melissa and Marco with their song “What is Love”. They finished in 7th place with 151 points. Their best result to date is 1st place, which they accomplished with their debut entry “Tu primo grande amore” by Vincenzo Cantiello.
The 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held on Sunday 24th November in Gliwice, Poland. To date, 18 countries have expressed their interest in participating in the contest:
- North Macedonia
The following nations have confirmed that they will not be participating in Poland:
Italy debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2014. Their first and only win to date was on their debut, when Vincenzo Cantiello came in 1st place with 159 points with his song “Tu Primo Grande Amore”. Their worst result was in 2015 when twins Chiara & Martina came 16th with 34 points with their song “Viva”. Since their debut, Italy have participated in every contest.