La Prima Serata of the 68th Sanremo Festival finished some minutes ago. This year we will not have exclusions, as the new artistic director of the festival, Claudio Baglioni, has found a very smart way to keep us, the viewers, interested all the way of the five “nights” of the San Remo festival. So in every “nights” of the show we can see an indication of the results, with the contestants divided into three categories. Those who are ahead of the vote, those in the middle and those who are lower.

Tonight, the first show out of five, besides the presentation of the songs of the 20 Campioni, we also had brilliant guests, those of  Fiorello, Gianni Morandi and Tommaso Paradiso who made the premiere of this year’s festival even more bright. Unfortunately, although it was announced that Laura Pausini would be present at the Teatro Ariston today, she was unable to do so because of a pharyngitis that was terrible, so we only heard her via phone.

The main presenter of tonight’s show was the artistic director of the 68th Sanremo Festival Claudio Baglioni together with Michelle Hunziker and Pierfrancesco Favino who will be also presenters of the rest of the “nights”.

sanremo-hosts

As for the songs, we had the opportunity to hear for the first time the entries of the 20 artists that compete in the big category and those were :

Annalisa – Il mondo prima di te

Annalisa

Ron – Almeno pensami

Ron

The Kolors – Frida

The-Kolors

Max Gazzè – La leggenda di Cristalda e Pizzomunno

Max-Gazze

Ornela Vanoni-Bungaro-Pacifico – Imparare ad amarsi

Ornella-Vanoni

Ermal Meta-Fabrizio Moro – Non mi avete fatto niente

Meta-Moro

Mario Biondi – Rivederti

Mario-Biondi

Roby Facchinetti-Riccardo Fogli – Il segreto del tempoLo Stato Sociale 

Facchinetti-Fogli

Lo Stato Sociale – Una vita in vacanza

Lo-Stato-Sociale

Noemi – Non smettere mai di cercarmi

Noemi

Decibel – Lettera dal duca

Decibel

Elio e le storie tese – Arrivedorci

Elio-e-le-Storie-Tese

Giovanni Caccamo – Eterno

Giovanni-Caccamo

Red Canzian – Ognuno ha il suo racconto

Red-Canzian

Luca Barbarossa – Passame er sale

Luca-Barbarossa

Diodato e Roy Paci – Adesso

Diodato

Nina Zilli – Senza appartenere

Nina-Zilli

Renzo Rubino – Custodire

Renzo-Rubino

Enzo Avitabile e Peppe Servillo – Il coraggio di ogni giorno

Avitabile-Pacifico

Le Vibrazioni – Così sbagliato

Francesco-Sarcina

The results were judged by 40% by the public, 30% by accredited journalists watching the competition on the roof of Teatro Ariston and 30% by the polling committee consisting of 300 fans across the country, who voted from their houses in an electronic way.

The organizers did not give us the results of the triple vote for tonight but only the results of the polling commission. In the two “nights” that follow this will be repeated. The results of tonight are :

In the blue colour are the songs that preceded in the score, the yellow one are those in the middle and in the red one are the ones with low scoring.

results-blue

results-yellow

results-red

The Sanremo 2018 continues tomorrow at 21.45 with La Seconda Serata. Stay tuned…