Sanremo Italian Song festival kicked off on february 12. The show is hosted by Fabio Fazio and Luciana Litizzetto.
This years, the singers will compete to the festival with two songs. One of the two songs will be eliminated with the votes of a jury and a public phone vote. The singer will run with the remaining song for the victory on Saturday, during the final evening of the festival.
The first night the singers were :
Marco Mengoni: L’essenziale
Raphael Gualazzi: Sai (Ci basta un sogno)
Daniele Silvestri: A bocca chiusa
Simona Molinari and Peter Cincotti: La felicità
Marta sui tubi: Vorrei
Maria Nazionale: E’ colpa mia
Chiara Galiazzo: Il futuro che sarà