The artists that will compete in the Campioni category at Sanremo 2021 will be revealed on December 17.
The twenty artists that will compete in the Campioni category at Sanremo 2021 will be revealed next month. The reveal will take place live from the Sanremo Casino and will be broadcast live on Rai 1.
The rules state that the winner of the Campioni category will get first refusal to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest. It is not known if the 2020 winner Diodato is planning to compete in the 2021 edition of Sanremo,
Sanremo 2021 will be held between March 2 and 6.
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Italy debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and has participated a total of 42 times to date. Italy returned to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 having last participated in the contest in 1997, the country has withdrawn from the contest on a number of occasions in the past. Italy has won the contest twice, the first time being in 1964 and the latest being in 1990. Italy’s hosting of the contest in 1991 has been remembered as one of the most chaotic contests to date. Since their return in 2011 Italy has finished in the top 10 on seven occasions.