San Marino: Listen to Jalisse�s bid for Eurovision

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Jalisse, Italy�s 1997 representatives in the Eurovision Song Contest, are bidding once more for the contest 11 years later but with San Marino this time. A snippet of the song, Tra rose e cielo, is already available online.

Jalisse have released online a snippet of their new song Tra rose e cielo, their new songsubmitted to the Sanmarinese broadcaster for the country’s preselection for the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest. The song was officially presented by the duo at the 28th edition of BIT – International Tourism Exchange in Milan, Italy, earlier this month. It is written by Fabio Ricci, one half of Jalisse, and poet Younis Tawfik and it is dedicated to all people who have sacrificed their lives for peace and freedom.

Jalisse have confirmed to that they have indeed submitted a song to San Marino but they have received no feedback from the Sanmarinese broadcaster yet.The band state they would love to return to the Eurovision Song Conest should they be given a chance.Jalisse were the last to represent Italy in 1997, with Fiumi di parole which placed a respectable 4th among 25 songs in Dublin.

You can listen to a snippet of Tra rose e cielo here.

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Stella Floras

Thanks to Johnny Logan and Hold me now I fell in love with the Eurovision Song Contest, a love that's been going strong ever since with undiminished passion. My first memories date back to 1977 and the lyrics of Rock bottom, Dschinghis Khan and A ba ni bi are still engraved in my brain.

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