San Marino: Senhit to return at Eurovision 2021
One by one the national broadcasters are clearing out their intentions for next year Eurovision Song Contest. San Marino’s national broadcaster, SMRTV, revealed today that Senhit will be the country’s hopeful for Eurovision 2021.
SMRTV, joined this evening the list of countries that will be continuing their collaboration with the ESC 2020 representative further on at next year’s Eurovision song contest.
The Sammarinese broadcaster confirmed that Senhit will be returning to Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam. Senhit was internally selected to represent San Marino at Eurovision 2020 with entry ‘Freaky’. Now Senhit will have the chance to complete her Eurovision journey next year in Rotterdam .
A Few Words about Senhit
Senhit Zadik Zadik (born 1 October 1979), known professionally as simply Senhit, is an Italian singer. Senhit was born and raised in Bologna, Italy by her Eritrean parents. She started her career abroad. She performed in musicals like Fame, The Lion King and Hair in Switzerland and Germany.
In 2002, she returned to Italy and claimed to fame in the Italian music business releasing her debut album in 2006 and her second album Un tesoro é necessariamente nascosto in 2007 with these singles: “La mia cittá é cambiata”, “La cosa giusta”, “La faccia che ho”. In 2009, Senhit released her third album, the English language So high. Three singles were released off of the record: “Work Hard”, “No More” and “Party on the Dance Floor”.
Senhit is of courese no stranger to the Eurovision family as she represented San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 that was held in Düsseldorf with the song “Stand By”. Following the Eurovision participation, on 22 June 2011 a new pop single was released: “Through the Rain”. In April 2012 Senhit releases “AOK” single in the United States. During 2014 she’s a permanent guest in the Canale 5 Sunday show “Domenica Live”, choosing to be called Senhit to mark her new career chapter.
The Eurovision story so far
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 twice, in 2014 when Valentina Monetta placed 24th in the Grand Final and this year with Serhat who achieve the best placing finishing 19th in the Grand final
Valentina has flow the Sammarinese flag at the Eurovision Song Contest four times ( 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017). Last year Serhat flew the flag for San Marino in Tel Aviv with his entry Say Na na na, which achieved to qualify to the Grand final where it finished 19th.