Sanremo Music Festival 2019
The Sanremo Music Festival 2019 will be the 69th annual Sanremo Music Festival, a television song contest held in the Teatro Ariston of Sanremo from 5 to 9 February, and organised and broadcast by RAI. This year the singer-songwriter and musician, Claudio Baglioni, will host the Sanremo Music Festival for the second time, alongside co-hosts Claudio Bisio and Virginia Raffaele.
The Italian song festival of Sanremo, held annually in the town of Sanremo, Liguria, is the most popular Italian song contest and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs. Usually referred to as Festival di Sanremo, or outside Italy as Sanremo Music Festival or Sanremo Music Festival Award, it was the inspiration for the Eurovision Song Contest.