The five month worldwide search for a star for San Marino culminated tonight. IROL rocked some highlights and leather, host Nick wanted Judah’s tight t-shirt (join the queue), and Sara de Blue blew us away with her voice. But in the end, Jessika (feat. Jenifer Brening) took the victory with her song “Who We Are”. From Malta, plus Germany, to San Marino — next stop, Lisbon!

Jessika took out the top prize in San Marino’s inaugural national selection 1 in 360, which was held in Bratislava, Slovakia. After numerous voting system changes, the winner was decided by a 50/50 jury public split, where the public  were able to support their favourite song by purchasing a small percentage of the song’s royalties through Global Rockstar.

Sara de Blue, Camilla North, Giovanni Montalbano, Jenifer Brening and Jessika all achieved their funding goal of €8000, resulting in a maximum 12 points each from the public.

The jury was made up of San Marino’s head of delegation Alessandro Capicchioni, journalist (and former Sammarinese spokesperson) John Kennedy O’Connor, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ladislav Kossár and Austria 2016 representative Zoë Straub. Previous judge Neon Hitch was unable to attend the live final due to scheduling conflicts.

The interval acts featured some familiar faces, with Slovakia 2011 representatives TWiiNS performing their 2015 hit “Hey Boy (Why Do I Bother)”. Zoë also jumped from the judge’s panel to the stage to perform her 2016 Eurovision entry “Loin d’ici”.

The Wiwi Jury also favoured Jessika’s entry quite strongly, with wiwiblogger Robyn awarding “Who We Are” her top place:

“Jessika and Jenifer have transformed “Who We Are” into a girl power anthem, complete with a rap break that owes something to Mel B’s iconic rap in the Spice Girls’ “Wannabe”. 1 In 360 has been a wild ride and San Marino could happily send a sensible pop track. Or they could let loose and have some fun with Jess and Jeni.”

1 in 360 televote results

There were no surprises with the 1 in 360 televote: we’ve been able to track the songs for weeks on the Global Rockstar platform. Points scaled down in Eurovision format from the acts tied on 12 points.

That meant that even before they took to the stage, five acts were already eliminated. Basti, Tinashe, Emma, Judah and IROL had no chance to catch up on the jury vote.

  • Camilla North, “Yo no soy tu chica” – 12 points
  • Giovanni Montalbano, “Per quello che mi dai” – 12 points
  • Jenifer Brening, “Until the Morning Light” – 12 points
  • Jessika feat. Jenifer, “Who We Are” – 12 points
  • Sara de Blue, “Out of the Twilight” – 12 points
  • Franklin Calleja, “Stay” – 5 points
  • Basti, “Stay” – 4 points
  • Tinashe Makura, “Free Yourself” – 3 points
  • Emma Sandstrom, “Diamonds” – 2 points
  • Judah Gavra, “Stay” – 1 point
  • IROL feat. Basti, “Sorry” – 0 points

1 in 360 jury results

The jury revealed their collective top results, coming down to Sara de Blue in second place and Jessika taking out the winner’s spot.

So, in her eighth attempt (but first for San Marino), Jessika finally makes it to Eurovision. She’s bringing Jenifer with her to Lisbon as well!

What do you think of San Marino’s (and the internet’s) decision? Do you think they can make the final for only the second time? Let us know all your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Fanty
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Fanty

Sara de Blue O Sara de Blue ! We are stuck on You with Fanatical Glue.
Waiting eagerly for Musical Reason, So see you soon in next Eurovision.

Georg
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Georg

Margaret is now aware of Jenifer’s plagiarism and the news breaking-out

Georg
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Georg

After second Heat of 1in360, the views on Youtube for Jenifer’s own Song ‘Until the Morning Light’ were suddenly reduced (about some thousands) .. Now who can explain why this was done by Youtube and for what reason ??? ?

Plagiarism
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Plagiarism

Now another drama :- “Party Shore” song of Jenifer Brening (a plagiarist) is a shameless copy of “Cool Me Down” song of Margaret (a Polish artist-singer-songwriter). Margaret must file a copyright infringement case against Jenifer to teach a lesson for the theft. Following video clearly reveals this act of plagiarism – https://youtu.be/YeELdhydlkk ..
Moreover it’s already a hot talk that the chorus from “Who we are” song of Jessika/Jenifer is also similar to some parts from Eurovision 2015 song “Heroes” of Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden).

Peter
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Peter

Wow. Just WOW. What a naughty shame!

CALL for TRANSPARENCY
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CALL for TRANSPARENCY

Dear worldwide Eurovision Fans! Now the scandal of 1in360 is perfect : On some social media like facebook a list was published in which you can see all the crowdfunders, who have invested in their favourites. Among these there are also family members of the candidates or Christof Straub (who wasn‘t in the judge), but this is not a problem. If you analyse the list of Jessica Muscat (the later Winner of 1in360) and if this list is authentic, then she as a candidate, San Marino RTV as a responsible broadcaster for selecting San Marino‘s candidate and also Matthias Strasser… Read more »

Craig
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Craig

If Sara was the winner, we could hope for huge success in Eurovision !

Eva
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Eva

Ya even cud win EuroVision with Sara 🙂

Kato
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Kato

That was exactly the right decision made by Irol to get out of Jessica’s pop song !

Nik D
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Nik D

Do both the best friends A. Capichioni & J. Kennedy (as members in jury) know what they’ve done with their unbelievable wrong decision ? Actually they just had to compare the 2 acoustic versions of “Out Of The Twilight” performed by Sara De Blue & Jessica Muscat and the 2 versions of “Until The Morning Light” performed by Jennifer Brening & Sara De Blue on youtube. Then they would have recognised who can really sing better. While doing this they might be more able to concentrate on the pure voices rather than the outfits of singers, because they aren’t fashion… Read more »

Nik D
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Nik D

The competition 1in360 has so much problems since its beginning : Multiple change of the rules and the limits for reaching the final, double change of the judges, change of rapper Irol, very strange public voting, not objective decisions from the judges ( best fashion from Swarovski like once of marvellous Conchita not valued against cheap robots…) and many more….And now there are discussions on wiwibloggs and other platforms about potential plagiarism allegations of the chorus of the winning Song, just like Diogo Picarra in Portugal ? Is the Chorus from ‘Who we are’ really comparable with some parts of… Read more »

Mila
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Mila

Yesssss Irol is the genuine rapper so pls try to bring him back But if he doesn’t agree then may go on with Jennifer as something is better than nothing

Mila
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Mila

I also agree with you but can’t get rid of Jennifer as read below that Jennifer has a close working relationship with the owner of 1in360 Mathias Strasser

Uli
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Uli

… her name is Jenifer ;o)…

Uli
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Uli

… hi Sara, yes I’m very happy :o)…

Mila
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Mila

@Uli/Jenifer : A bit of Sorry coz didn’t take the spelling of name seriously in same way as cudn’t take Jenifer seriously for rap. Jennifer or Jenifer or whatever – for me it doesn’t matter 😉 .. What matters is that Irol must come back (for being an original fantastic rapper)

Mila
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Mila

Heyyyy Uli/Jenifer ! Now pls don start calling me as Irol .. im not irol at all 😉

Uli
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Uli

… and I’m not Jenifer… then say idol that he should come back ;o)…

Uli
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Uli

… I’m soo glad that Jenifer is still there despite the many “problems” surrounding the show… but I’m Zoe’s opinion, Jenifer is such a fatastic singer and songwriter, for me the best singer of the show, and now she’s going to ESC as a rapper !??… to the “Problems” I can only say : attacked so hard is only who has the ball…

Eva
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Eva

Oh! That’s a serious COI (Conflict of Interest). But the whole 1in360 Show is full of other such Irregularities and COIs as now coming out in public domain !!! 🙂

Uli
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Uli

… haha… Scam Marino alias SMH alias Scott alias Mett alias Jerry… you keep telling the same nonsense… Jessika won, and Jenifer is still there… so, now you have to live with it, or kill yourself ;o)

Mathias S
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Mathias S

Hi Uli alias Jenifer B ! PLs don get so tensed if someone is trying to bring the truthful info to the public ! Better you go and practice for rapping rather than self-praising and debating here. And don waste time in finding alias/aka coz thats just a part of post formality..
Your wellwisher, Mathias S

Peter
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Peter

“Who we are” is written by Zoë Straub, Christof Straub, Lorenzo Salvatori aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand (surprise, surprise): Mathias Strasser

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who_We_Are_(Jessika_song)

Eva
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Eva

OMG ! That means “Who we are” song was selected in finale due to the influence of Mathias Strasser (Owner of 1in360). And also Jenifer B was made the part of song due to her past close working relationship with Mathias !
Woww Peter, What a disclosure thru Wikipedia !

Uli
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Uli

Peter… you forgot Jenifer, she made a big contribution to the songwriting of “who we are”… and the song will be reworked, Jenifer will not only rap but also sing… she flies not only as a singer and rapper to lisbon but also as a co-author of the winning song ;o)…

Eva
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Eva

Thx Uli for throwing more light on Jenifer’s role in the song. And Mathias involvement in song was already mentioned on wikipedia. So now we all are on the same page and it’s clear that Jenifer and Mathias have had close working connections like also found in “who we are” song. Also many other issues !!! That’s why we are seriously concerned that the result was influenced by people like Mathias and 2 judges who r best friends..

Kurt Herholtz
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Kurt Herholtz

I wish Jessika and Jenifer Brening for the ESC 2018
in Lisbon a lot of success and good luck.
A really great team !!!!

Kurt Herholtz
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Kurt Herholtz

Ich wünsche Jessika und Jenifer Brening für den ESC 2018
in Lissabon ganz viel Erfolg und Gutes Gelingen.
Ein wirklich Super Team!!!!

Sun
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Sun

Sara did a very good job. Her voice is wonderful and she would have been a deserved winner too. I think her fanbase made sure she didn’t win. Who wants to get such an aggressive fan camp in his house, which posts so many negative comments about other artists? In a competition you have to behave fair! Many of you have apparently still not understood that.

Moon
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Moon

Telling truth may b bitter to listen but can never b negative ! Hats off to all the people who spoke and stood for the most deserving Sara !!

Sun
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Sun

@ Moon: Let’s call it different. Her fanbase wanted to spread intriguing news to weaken the competitor. I call that perfidious. They made a fool of themselves with their “truth-finding”. There were many good artists in this competition. I think the jury has made a very good choice.

Moon
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Moon

Hey Sun! What makes you sure that the huge amount of comments for Sara de Blue in all those social media is only coming from her fanbase ? You can‘t hardly imagine that there is a huge worldwide community of Eurovision fans, who supported her from day one (you just have to look at youtube 😉 ) and they were also interested in all the storys, which were going on in San Marino. And now they have their real ‘San Marino Drama’. At least two personal friends in the judges, in which one of them was only fixed on one… Read more »

Sunni
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Sunni

True words. There is nothing left to be added. What a pity but Sara will make her way anyway.

Olbrich
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Olbrich

My comment was not about having a discussion with a member of the Sara clan about the background to the contest. I’m just as you no insider. I just like to mention that I have been a fan of Sara too. I have been….because I don’t want to be part of a fan base that acts in this dishonorable manner. I don’t condone that sort of behaviour in any way. Games of intrigue are not my style. End of the discussion!

Olbrich
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Olbrich

I mean my comment below!!!

Sun
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Sun

Oh – thanks Olbrich. You said everything I wanted to say. Thank you – thank you.

Moon
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Moon

Hi Sun/Olbrich ! Please check if you belong to some clan or may b to the same clan.. coz here you r in front of all independant view-point holders. So please apply your thoughts to improve yourself first 🙂 Now discussion ends from my side too..

Erik
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Erik

HaHaHa I guess both olbrich n sun belong to same clan 😉 End of the discussion LOL

Olbrich
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Olbrich

Jessica and Jenifer – concentrated female power in one song – great!

Olbrich
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Olbrich

My comment was not about having a discussion with a member of the Sara clan about the background to the contest. I’m just as you no insider. I just like to mention that I have been a fan of Sara too. I have been….because I don’t want to be part of a fan base that acts in this dishonorable manner. I don’t condone that sort of behaviour in any way. Games of intrigue are not my style. End of the discussion!

Peter
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Peter

Sara wrote on her Facebook profile (https://www.facebook.com/sara.koell): (…) The production had another vision from the beginning on – so the only thing I could do was to give my best! (…) For me it looks like she suspected that she won’t win because of this “other vision” – despite beeing the first fully crowdfunded singer, winner of multiple polls, receiver of the most positive comments etc…. The fans loved her and her song (and they still do). It’s really a pitty and it tells us one more time, that Eurovision has its own rules that are sometimes unintelligible. My biggest… Read more »

R T
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R T

More issues I see :
> Video of finale is not released so far and live webcast was very disturbed (may b to deprive majority of people from seeing the actual performances conveniently so that judges may not b criticized at huge level).
> Decent beautiful dress of Sara made a judge (john kennedy) to distract from song. But open cleavage dress of Jessika and robotic toys helped the same judge to concentrate very well on song.

Peter
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Peter

Haha, that stupid robots… Of course these cheap robots are not distracting from a song, but a beautiful dress does, that fits the singer 100%. You’re right!

I was able to watch approx. 50% of the finale. The stream worked during the last hour and I also wondered about the comment regarding the dress, while not mentioning that robot thing at all. I even thought that Jessika will lose judge points because of these annoying robots, but the opposite happened. 🙁

BobfromSM
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BobfromSM

Hello, I didin’t see the streaming……I’m curious about yhe robots…do you have a video wher I can see? Thks 🙂

Peter
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Peter
Nik
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Nik

John Kennedy O’Connor, a jury member, is also a commentator for Eurovision – San Marino so he worked for San Marino TV.

Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

So where is the promised YT playback of the San Marino final?
So many of us couldn’t watch the stream, and feel cheated anyways. Now no upload?

dabamba
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dabamba
Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

Thanks. 🙂

Briekimchi
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Briekimchi

It took some searching!
Don’t see how it would have been difficult to get it on the Youtube channel like the other performances!

John N
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John N

? I’ve heared – and this should’nt be a pure speculation – that ‘Don Alessandro’ Capichioni, ‘the Head of the Delegation San Marino’, not only has changed the rules of ‘1 in 360’ more times during the competition, but also the real (female!) experts in the judge ( where especially was the great Neon Hitch and why she was’nt here in the final?) as long, as he could be able to prevent the most probable winner Sara de Blue….Who has more informationes about this? Sara de Blue was the absolute favorite and real winner in this competition, the Queen of… Read more »

Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

Neon is British, and we have had heavy snow in Britain. All our airports were closed, so she couldn’t get to Slovakia in time. This I 100% believe. 🙂

Lucy
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Lucy

Oh yaaa I too think so .. Don Alessandro played politics to influence the result against Sara who was a sure winner. Reason for absence of Neon Hitch is not believable. We saw a real music expert (neon hitch) not available but a new judge having no expertize in music (john kennedy – tv and radio broadcaster/commentator) in there. All circumstances r very dubious.
But im very sad coz was hoping that San Marino will get a justified representation to go far ahead in Eurovision but now my hopes r no more due to all this politics n mind-games.

BREAKING NEWS FROM LIBERTAS!
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BREAKING NEWS FROM LIBERTAS!

ESC SAN MARINO HAS ANNOUNCED ON TWITTER THAT VALENTINA MONETTA WILL REPLACE JESSIKA IN ”WHO WE ARE”!!!

https://twitter.com/ESC_San_Marino/status/970092001642319877?s=20

Make Eurovision Sanremo Again
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Make Eurovision Sanremo Again

Is that a joke?! Why would you pull out of the competition the day after winning?

Make Eurovision Sanremo Again
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Make Eurovision Sanremo Again

Not even the day after because that tweet is from 12 hours ago!!

Shanfa Chai
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Shanfa Chai

I would rather have Sara de Blue competing with “Out of the Twilight” for San Marino. Changing the artist doesn’t make the song any better.

Purple Mask
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Purple Mask

Ahahahaha! 😀
Should have waited til April 1st!

MaryJane
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MaryJane

Just hope that some of the remaining countries still left to decide their song will save Eurovision… Eurovision 2018 can be very well called “The Eurovision of B-side songs”. I mean seriously, so many countries had a lot to choose a lot better from and then they all come with Eurovision-safe and (very) dated songs… This really makes me feel quite disappointed.. When you start being convinced that Cyprus has big chances of top 5, then you really know that the rest did not do it right. So far in my humble opinion, only France, Greece, Ukraine, Cyprus, and maybe… Read more »

AndersP
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AndersP

Am I the only one who heard it and started singing “we are the heroes of our time, ooh-oh-wo-oh-whoa”?

Make Eurovision Sanremo Again
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Make Eurovision Sanremo Again

Same here!

tr
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tr

San Marino is so disappointing. They had Sara whose song would qualify easily (though it wouldn’t have reached top 10, no way) but they preferred this copy of Heroes (Sweden 2015). Another semi-final for them

Ruchir
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Ruchir

I think only “Sara de Blue” with “Out of the Twilight” was perfect and deserving for Eurovision !
Judges made full arrangement for the defeat of San Marino in Eurovision with a scrap decision.
John Kennedy O’connor (new judge) was more interested in dresses rather than music/song/vocal skill but unfortunately he even didn’t have any knowledge of fashion !
Anyways I honestly feel that actually Sara de Blue came out to be the real winner by touching the hearts of maximum people with her immense and soulful singing talent. And so “Out of the twilight” song will live long !!

Peter
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Peter

Crowdfunding status on 01.03.2018, 12pm:

Sara : 12 points
Giovanni: 10 points
Jennifer: 8 points
Jessika : 7 points

Crowdfunding status on 02.03.2018, 9am:

SARA DE BLUE – 8000 (achieved on 2018-02-24) – 12 Pts
GIOVANNI MONTALBANO – 8000 (achieved on 2018-03-01) – 12 Pts
JENNIFER BRENNING – 8000 (achieved on 2018-03-01) – 12 Pts
CAMILLA NORTH – 8000 (achieved on 2018-03-02) – 12 Pts
JESSIKA – 7150 – 6 Pts

Several hours later on the same day Jessika had the 8.000 Euros safe.

(thx to miramax09!)

Stephanie
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Jana, Peter does have a point. Instead of multiple people getting 12 points for reaching the max crowdfunding level, it should have gone by who reached the goal first and so on with the points decreasing. So it could go like this:

Sara: 12 (since she reached the goal first)
Giovanni: 10
Jenifer: 8
Camilla: 7
Jessika: 6

If it was like that, even if Jessika was the jury winner Sara still could have potentially won the entire thing

Peter
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Peter

Thanks Stephanie. That’s what I meant.

CookyMonzta
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CookyMonzta

Never mind. Someone below you suspects Mathias Strasser twisted the whole process (even unto the very end) and had Irol tossed from this duo.

CookyMonzta
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CookyMonzta

Did I miss anything with regard to his withdrawal from this song? Or is it just me? Or is it that maybe Ralph Siegel twisted the minds of the organizers with his money, and what you have seen, over the last 3 weeks, is the end result?

Peter
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Peter

1in360 posted this on 23.02.2018 via Twitter:

“Another day, another #1in360drama… @irolmc has dropped out of #whoweare because it’s too “poppy” for him. Luckily another candidate has stepped on 24 hrs notice. Find out who at 8 p.m. CET tonight when we publish the studio versions of all songs. #1in360 #SanMarino #Eurovision”

Jo
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Jo

My guess is that he was forced to withdraw, so these two girls could get the funding. Irol got no money, as you can see above.

Peter
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Peter

100% agree.

heidi
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heidi

The most shady thing is IROL out of this song. I don’t think he withdraw by his own will. Why would he do that? There is no way that he said ”I want to give up this song because I’m too busy” or ”because I think I don’t fit in”. I guess that the rap-girl has found the weakness of San Marino HoD and conquered his heart.

CookyMonzta
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CookyMonzta

So you believe it was Strasser who somehow had Irol tossed from this duet because he thought Jessika had a decent chance to win. If the suspicion keeps growing from here, San Marino might end up getting sent packing from Lisbon without even that single point they earned in Kyiv last year. Then they’ll be obligated to send Irol in 2019, alone or with a singer with no connections to either Strasser or Siegel. Should Valentina Monetta seek to take over the SMR selection committee and rewrite the procedure so that the end result leaves no one suspicious as to… Read more »

heidi
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heidi

They’ve made a big mistake. Germany never gives friendship votes. Germany is a country famous for not voting for neighbors/friends. So IROL charisma could have been more useful overall.

heidi
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heidi

Oh, silly me. Maybe these producers have the intention to vote from Austra and Germany multiple times, and they want to vote for somebody they care for (not IROL)

heidi
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heidi

Some of you say that Sara de Blue would’ve been in top 10. So many songs are predicted to be in top 10, that I don’t think is enough place in top 10 for all of them.

Peter
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Peter

San Marino, what the hell is wrong with you? With Sara de Blue you LITERALLY had a safe Top 10 singer for the finals! I really can’t believe it. That’s absolutely ridiculous! SHAME ON YOU.

slymn
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slymn

San Marino must be crazy. Where is Sara de Blue

Arizona
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Arizona

Reading all the shade before watching the video and I was expecting something atrocious like SM uses to send… but I’m gagging with this empowerment women’s anthem! Obvs. you need to visualize a better staging (what’s the T about moving to Slovakia for just that primary school’s stage?) and Im pretty annoyed by that shinning under Jessika’s noise but this is not bad sweethearts. And btw I loved Hypnotica so it’s poetry justice for Jessika

Lady Gaga
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Lady Gaga

This so basic, derivative and should I say reductive? If I were this girl, I’d just withdraw & stay home, as no way will that this cute tune of hers qualify.

For the record, Zoe should be shot too for her lack of taste. Never liked her before & her soundtrack to a nightmare song. She’s untalented, bland and fake, & only made it through the biz because of her father. Zoe, if you are reading this, you are a pathetic excuse of a human being

AurelianTamisan
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AurelianTamisan

The performance is not great, but I guess it is after the contest, so the effort was not at a maximum level. The song is absolutely great, so complex, with a lot of elements and a mix of genres. Of course we can’t avoid listening the ‘Heroes’ vibes, maybe too similar vibes from it, but as long as it is legal… It should be a finalist this year, I hope to proove that smaller countries can do well too in Eurovision.

Roy Moreno
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Roy Moreno

There goes San Marino’s only chance of qualifying…

Sangfreud
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Sangfreud

I like it. Jessika reminds me a lil’ bit of Gina G.

Marty Mc
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Marty Mc

Who wrote this song, its like a mash up of nearly everything?. From the spice girls to mans zelmerlow and heroes. Needs some working on, but i think this may still keep them in the semifinal. I’m not a fan of ballads but i think they should have sent ‘Stay’.

Soy
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Well they’ll get some points from Malta and Germany at least 🙂

Héctor
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Héctor

When you though San Marino couldn’t get any worse, but then they choose this… Seriously, there were other songs that had some quality. This only stands because it has a girl rapping, but the song itself is a bit bland… Anyway, congratulation to Jessika, she achieve her dream at the 8th time!

But, San Marino, having Sara de Blue, IROL and Basti there and choosing that should be penalised with your instant elimination. If you are going to do this for money and not for the sake of music, you better withdraw.

oggy
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oggy

The worst song in Eurovision 2018 & not Italian entry & singer.

Shanfa Chai
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Shanfa Chai

I’m hoping that Jessika will suddenly withdraw for unknown reasons, and then Sara get to replace her.

Sorry for being cruel. I’m just truly devastated by the fact that San Marino decided to waste their chance.

Based on the studio and live version, no chance to qualify! Jessika struggles with her vocal.

Sara could blow the audiences away with her vocal alone.

Jason
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Jason

Sara de Blue was not that great. Congratulations to the winner.

Shanfa Chai
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Shanfa Chai

LOL. Jessika couldn’t even carry a tune while singing her own song. Sara has that voice that could hypnotize the audiences (especially with great staging).

Robyn Gallagher
Editor

Jeni B’s rap has the line, “If they’re dissing you on Twitter, don’t get sad, don’t be bitter”. As San Marino learned in 2012, mentioning social media brand names is not allowed.

So following Valentina’s revamp, I propose the following rewrite:

If they’re dissing you on social network uh-oh uh-oh
Don’t get sad, don’t be bitter, beep-beep oh-oh

Ari
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Ari

I second that motion. It’s not like it can get any worse. Maybe they should leave the revamp in the very capable hands of Ralph Siegel. Who knows, he might accidentally make it better.

AndersP
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AndersP

I just squawked at your comment Robyn, a full-on undignified squawk.

Shanfa Chai
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Shanfa Chai

If Sara was the only one who received 12 points for the crowdfunding votes, she probably would’ve won! Unfortunately, 5 entries have to share those 12 points together.

Change the rule for the crowdfunding vote next time, please. The first artist who had his/her song fully funded should be the only one who received 12 points

Jessika’s song would’ve received only 6 points for the crowdfunding if it didn’t get fully funded in time.

Mark
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Mark

Who won? I watched both the semi finals and I can’t for the life of me remember this song. San Marino won’t qualify again.

ale
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ale

Song choice? Terrible. YIKES. Like –– what even are they thinking there at 1in360? Do they purposely want to stay in semis? Dear god this is song is so cringe.

Ruchir
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Ruchir

I think only “Sara de Blue” with “Out of the Twilight” was perfect and deserving for Eurovision !
Judges made full arrangement for the defeat of San Marino in Eurovision with a scrap decision.
John Kennedy O’connor (new judge) was more interested in dresses rather than music/song/vocal skill but unfortunately he even didn’t have any knowledge of fashion !
Anyways I honestly feel that actually Sara de Blue came out to be the real winner by touching the hearts of maximum people with her immense and soulful singing talent. And so “Out of the twilight” song will live long !!

brennan
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brennan

nope
brening’s solo entry was passable but this thing with jessika suckkkkkkks there is no way this qualifies

You could've won Eurovision 2018
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You could've won Eurovision 2018

I went to give Sara de Blue a listen after reading all the angry comments here and now I see why….

HOW THE F**K COULD YOU MISS OUT ON THE OBVIOUS BEST SONG SAN MARINO?? YOU SUCK!! ARE YOU STUPID OR DO YOU JUST WANT TO LOSE THAT BADLY?!?!?! D:<

Carlos
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Carlos

oh god and thought Iceland and Poland were bad..lol ..