Alea iacta est! For weeks we’ve been anxiously waiting to know which language Italy’s Francesca Michielin would sing in at Eurovision 2016. And now we finally have an answer! The young Italian lady will perform “Nessun grado di separazione” in both Italian and English.
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The Italian Eurovision source Eurofestival News has just announced that Francesca’s song remains almost entirely in Italian, except for one English-language chorus (which is about twenty seconds long) in the second half of the song.
The site adds that the lyrics in English will be a simple translation of the song, without any significant changes to the meaning.
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And there’s more tasty news coming out of Italy. The already mentioned Eurofestival News revealed that an important creative director will join the Italian team to build a wondrous performance with international appeal. They didn’t reveal her name but added that she has worked with several famous artists and Eurovision stars in recent years, including a winner and a top 3 finisher among them. Yes, sh*t just got real!
Are you excited? Do you agree with Italy’s choice to sing “Nessun grado di separazione” in Italian and English? Let us know below!