Sanremo: Maneskin rock won
The band of very young triumphs at the Ariston
The Maneskin triumph on the Sanremo stage. The 71st edition of the festival sees the victory of the band that with the song "Zitti e buona" surpasses Francesca Michielin and Fedez ("Call me by name", in second place) and Ermal Meta ("A million things to tell you", third).
One of the rare times, the first for real, many venture, in which the rock genre is awarded. Known by the general public for their participation in "X Factor" (where they finished second), Damiano David, Victoria De Angelis, Thomas Raggi and Ethan Torchio, will therefore represent Italy at Eurovision.
Willie Peyote, with "Mai dire mai (La locura)" was awarded the Critics' Award Mia Martini - Samples Section, awarded by the Press Office. Colapesce Dimartino with "Lightweight Music" won the Lucio Dalla award, assigned by the Radio-Tv-Web Press Room, according to Ermal Meta, third Annalisa. Madame won the "Best text Sergio Bardotti" award for the song "Voice", Meta the "Giancarlo Bigazzi award for the best musical composition".
Among the guests, Ornella Vanoni was especially talked about: "The audience is not there, but the emotion is the same", said, and Zlatan Ibahimovic, who has become a sort of "commissioner" of the event.
Serena Rossi also sang, who after the success of "Mina Settembre" is ready for the new show "The secret song". Moved Amadeus to whom he dedicated "I and you" by Jovanotti. Giovanna Botteri quoted Dalla's "The year to come", and hinted at his experience as a correspondent in China, when a year ago the country discovered that it was at war against the virus. Achille Lauro for the final picture has chosen his "C'est la vie", with a tribute to the orchestra, and this time he invokes the blessing of God "on us, human beings".
(Unioneonline / ss)
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