San Marino: SMRTV confirms participation in Eurovision 2019

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 1,956 views

SMRTV, the Sammarienese national broadcaster, has confirmed to ESCToday that San Marino will partake at the forthcoming 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.

Ciao Europe this is San Marino calling! Europe get ready as San Marino is heading to Israel for Eurovision 2019! Thus San Marino joins the list of countries who have confirmed their intention to partake at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

The Sammarinese broadcaster is yet to reveal its plan of action for Tel Aviv. SMRTV will be unveiling the menachism it will use to select its 2019 Eurovision entry and act in due course.

San Marino in Eurovision

San Marino debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008 with Miodio and is yet to win the event. The landlocked country has participated in Europe’s favorite television show 9 times and has only made it to the Grand Final once, in 2014 when Valentina Monetta placed 24th in the Grand Final.

Valentina has flow the Sammarinese flag at the Eurovision Song Contest four times ( 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017).

In 2018 the Sammarinese broadcaster came up with a fresh and innovative approach to select its Eurovision act and entry for Lisbon, an online international national selection 1 in 360.

Jessika Muscat and Jennifer Brening won the 2018 Sammarinese national final and defended the Sammarinese colours at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon with their entry  Who we are. Despite a great performance San Marino failed to qualify to the Grand Final for the fourth consecutive time.