The hosts for Turin have been revealed in the Sanremo show
There have been rumours that the one or other could be hosting this year`s ESC in Turin. During the second night of the Sanremo Festival, Laura Pausini has been one of the guest stars, where she presented her new song “Scatola”. Right after Mika joined her on stage and together they performed ABBA’s evergreen “I Have A Dream”. Then another TV celebrity joined Mika and Laura Pausini: Alessandro Cattelan! Then the three announced that they will be the official hosts for the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin! This way of presenting this important message is a bit unusual but this is the normal way the Italian representatives have been announced in former years as well.
Laura Pausini is one of the most famous Italian singers, who is known worldwide. In 1993 she participated herself in the Sanremo Festival in the category newcomer with the song “La solitudine” and could achieve the first place. That was also the breakthrough of her career. Now she sings in sold out arenas around the globe. She is known and loved for her incredible voice, her touching songs and her positive attitude.
Mika is also very well-known, with his album “Life in a cartoon motion” Mika could receive a lot of attention and songs like “Lollipop” or “Happy Ending” are still being played in the international radio stations.
Alessandro Cattelan is a famous TV presenter in Italy, hosting shows like “X-Factor” or “E poi c’è Cattelan”. Beside of hosting various shows is also appears in several films.
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