San Marino: Achille Lauro will represent the country in Turin!

It’s no secret San Marino decided to host a NF this year in order to determine the representative with the song. ‘Una Voce per San Marino’ is the country’s second national selection ever hosted. The Grand Final took place today at 21:00 CET.

The show consisted of eighteen artists, nine of them were established performers, also known as ‘Big Artists’ and the other nine were ‘Emerging Artists’. They had been competing in a week of semi-finals and finals to secure a place in the show.

The show was hosted by 2011/2020/2021 Sammarinese representative Senhit and Jonathan Kashanian.

The participants were:

  • Aaron Sibley – “Pressure”
  • Achille Lauro – “Stripper”
  • Alessia Labate – “World Falls Down”
  • Burak Yeter ft. Alessandro Coli – “More Than You”
  • Camille Cabaltera – “Move ‘Em Like You Never Did”
  • Cristina Ramos – “Heartless Game”
  • Elena & Francesco Faggi – “Nothing Can Blow Me Out”
  • Fabry & Labiuse feat. Miodio – “Blu”
  • Francesco Monte – “Mi ricordo di te (Adrenalina)”
  • Ivana Spagna – “Seriously in Love”
  • Kurt Cassar – “Tears of Gold”
  • Maria Chiara Leoni – “Tiramisù”
  • Mate – “DNA”
  • Matteo Faustini – “L’ultima parola”
  • Sebastian Schmidt – “Running”
  • Tony Cicco, Deshedus & Alberto Fortis – “Sono un uomo”
  • Valerio Scanu – “Io credo”
  • Vina Rose – “Sweet Denial”

The Italian singer-songwriter Al Bano performed tonight in Una voce per San Marino. He represented Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1976 and 1985.

The winner was determined by jury voting, the jury panel consisted of:

  • Mogol – President of the Jury
  • Simon Lee – conductor, composer, arranger
  • Clarissa Martinelli – Presenter at Radio Bruno
  • Susanne Georgi – Singer at Eurovision 2009 for Andorra
  • Dino Stewart – Managing Director at BMG Italy

Achille Lauro will represent San Marino at ESC 2022 with his song ‘Stripper’.

Who is Achille?

Lauro De Marinis (born 11 July 1990), known professionally as Achille Lauro, is an Italian rapper and singer. He gained popularity in the Italian hip hop scene and he competed in at the San Remo with the song “Rolls Royce”, at the 2020 edition with the song “Me ne frego”, and at the 2022 edition with the song “Domenica”.

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