Prepare your body, gurls, ’cause our lovely Francesca Michielin promised she is going to slay us in Stockholm! The Italian representative at the Eurovision 2016 is working hard on her performance that will be structured around the concept of her song: the theory of the six degrees of separation. And she’ll have staging from the creative director behind Conchita’s Eurovision winning performance.

A little intel about it: according to this theory­­­­ – ­­­originally set out by Frigves Karinthy in 1929 and popularized by a 1990 play written by John Guare – everyone and everything is only six or fewer connections away from each other.

And she has been just one step away from Wiwibloggs as you can see in our last interview recorded in London.

The Italian Eurovision source Eurofestival News has revealed today that the Danish production designer Nicoline Lindeborg Refsing is working on the performance of No Degree of Separation with the Italian team.

She is a London-based production designer and creative director, head of Rockart Design Ltd., who worked in recent years with Pink, Take That, Westlife, Leona Lewis among others and — prick up your ears — they also created the wondrous scenario for the Eurovision performances by Conchita Wurst and The Common Linnets in 2014 and Aminata in 2015. We just can’t wait to see what they will pull out of their hat!

Other details shared by Francesca: two backing singers will join her on the stage, but it seems they will be hide behind the scenography. The predominant colour will be green, with trees and a seed to be planted. An ecological breakthrough for Italy?

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Nikolay
Nikolay
4 years ago

Italy is the only Big 5 country that is constantly sending their biggest stars at ESC. BRAVO Italy!

chessguy99
4 years ago

RAI finally actually putting some money into their Eurovision act? Or, maybe Sony Music saw how much of boost Il Volo got from last year and paid for this? Either way, I’m happy to see Francesca get this support.

Pollaski
Pollaski
4 years ago

It’s gonna be Kevin Bacon.

PLEASE GOD LET IT BE KEVIN BACON.

It’ll be hilarious.

cheesecake
cheesecake
4 years ago

The song has jumped to #3 in my top in recent weeks. Go Francesca!

Transmermaid
Transmermaid
4 years ago

One of MY FAVORITES FOR THE WIN besides France ,Ukraine ,Australia and Czech Republic

This is my opinion (TIMO)
This is my opinion (TIMO)
4 years ago

This song truly a winner which has great message last year italy got 3rd position with strong vocals of 3 males and a music but the lyrics were not grea to impress while sweden and Russia had better lyrics, message to million of viewers. however Italy has even better message this year as it applies to viewers like Russia and sweden last year, notice it’s got word like us in it, no degree of separation between us this song is serious contender it’s contemporary another great song from Italy best of luck.

Fransen
Fransen
4 years ago

IMPORTANT UPDATE!

Nicoline Refsing promised she would bring something never seen before on Eurovision! Get ready, guys! 😀

oli
oli
4 years ago

this is great news! my only concern about this entry was the staging, because altough I love the song and the sinder, I couldn’t see it making impact in the juries and the voters. But now I feel relief

Héctor
Héctor
4 years ago

I don’t like this song at all, but we’re talking about Italy so they will reach the Top 10 almost for sure.

fikri
fikri
4 years ago

damn, for someone so chill franchesca really has a strong competitive spirit! conchita, common linnet and aminata… none of their performance were fairly simple but very sophisticated and slick.

nn88
nn88
4 years ago

Only not good in her song is her for me weak vocie.

Fransen
Fransen
4 years ago

@AG

I think this team of people will add extra value to the song, thus to the overall performance. 🙂

Nicky91
Nicky91
4 years ago

@Alex

thank you for your top 4 🙂 🙂

AG
AG
4 years ago

Italy will go high with this or without this team of people. It’s a great song.

Btw, Latvia 2015, the Netherlands and Austria 2014 were all fantastic performances. Latvia and the Netherlands had by far the best staging, smartly made and filmed.

claudio
claudio
4 years ago

Top-3 100% sure!

Alex
Alex
4 years ago

I think Francesca and Italy are rapidly turning into a favourite to win the whole thing!!!

France, Russia, Italy, Malta!

Alvaricomg
Alvaricomg
4 years ago

go Francesca! I believe in you!

Nicky91
Nicky91
4 years ago

and we have a winner

Queen Francesca will just slay

Fransen
Fransen
4 years ago

Great news! Go Francesca! <3