San Marino: Achille Lauro Will Perform “Stripper” at Eurovision 2022

San Marino has finally chosen an artist and a song for Eurovision 2022!

Early Rounds:


The selection started at the beginning of this week.
The selections included 2 different paths:

Emerging Artists



66 artists from different countries (Italy, San Marino, United Kingdom, Norway, Czech Republic, Germany, Brazil and more) competed in 4 semi-finals.
After a second-chance round and a final for the emerging artists, 9 of them got spots in the final:

  1. Aaron Sibley (United Kingdom 🇬🇧)
  2. Sebastian Schimdt (Germany 🇩🇪)
  3. Camille Cabaltera (Italy 🇮🇹)
  4. Vina Rose (Italy 🇮🇹)
  5. Maria Chiara Leoni (Italy 🇮🇹)
  6. Alessia Labate (Italy 🇮🇹)
  7. Kurt Cassar (Malta 🇲🇹)
  8. Mate (Italy 🇮🇹) – DNA
  9. Elena & Francesco Faggi (Italy 🇮🇹)

Established Artists

9 artists have guaranteed their spots in the final in advance:

  1. Achille Lauro – Italian singer who participated in “Festival Di Sanremo 2022″.
  2. Farby & Labiuse feat. Miodio [Miodio represented San Marino in their debut at Eurovision 2008]
  3. Tony Cicco & Deshedus & Alberto Fortis
  4. Matteo Faustini – Italian singer who participated in “Festival Di Sanremo 2020″.
  5. Ivana Spagna – Italian singer who became known in 1980s
  6. Valerio Scanu – The winner of “Festival Di Sanremo 2010″
  7. Burak Yeter & Alessandro Coli – Burak is a Turkish DJ that rose to fame in 2016, after releasing a hit that became successful in Europe.
  8. Francesco Monte
  9. Cristina Ramos – winner of “Spain’s Got Talent” in 2016
  10. Blind – withdrawn due to health issues

The Final:

Tonight, the 18 finalists conquered the stage with live performances.

  1. Aaron Sibley (United Kingdom 🇬🇧) – Pressure
  2. Achille Lauro (Italy 🇮🇹) – Stripper
  3. Alessia Labate (Italy 🇮🇹) – World Falls Down
  4. Burak Yeter (Turkey 🇹🇷) & Alessandro Coli (Italy 🇮🇹) – More Than You
  5. Cristina Ramos (Spain 🇪🇸) – Heartless Game
  6. Camille Cabaltera (Italy 🇮🇹) – Move ‘Em Like You Never Did
  7. Elena & Francesco Faggi (Italy 🇮🇹) – Nothing Can Blow Me Out
  8. Farby & Labiuse (Italy 🇮🇹) feat. Miodio (San Marino 🇸🇲) – Blu
  9. Francesco Monte (Italy 🇮🇹) – Mi ricordo di te (Adrenalina)
  10. Ivana Spagna (Italy 🇮🇹)– Seriously in Love
  11. Kurt Cassar (Malta 🇲🇹) – Tears of Gold
  12. Maria Chiara Leoni (Italy 🇮🇹) – Tiramisù
  13. Mate (Italy 🇮🇹) – DNA
  14. Matteo Faustini (Italy 🇮🇹) –L’ultima parola
  15. Sebastian Schimdt (Germany 🇩🇪) – Running
  16. Tony Cicco & Deshedus & Alberto Fortis (Italy 🇮🇹) – Sono un uomo
  17. Valerio Scanu (Italy 🇮🇹) – Io credo
  18. Vina Rose (Italy 🇮🇹) – Sweet Denial

(Una Voce Par San Marino Arena)

The hosts of the show were:

Senhit (San Marino representative at Eurovision 2011, 2020, 2021) and Jonathan Kashanian hosted the final :

The Results:

A jury panel of 5 members voted to determine the results:

  • Mogol – Head of the Jury
  • Susanne Georgi – represented Andorra at Eurovision 2009
  • Dino Stewart – Director, BMG Italy
  • Clarissa Martinelli – Radio Presenter
  • Simon Lee – copmoser and producer

After all the acts have been performed and the tension in the air is well felt, it is now the time for the results to be revealed

Outside of the Top 7 are:

  • Alessia Labate – “World Falls Down”
  • Basti – “Running”
  • Camille Cabaltera – “Move ‘Em Like You Never Did”
  • Cristina Ramos – “Heartless Game”
  • Elena & Francesco Faggi – “Nothing Can Blow Me Out”
  • Fabry & Labiuse feat. Miodio – “Blu”
  • Francesco Monte – “Mi ricordo di te”
  • Kurt Cassar – “Tears of Gold”
  • Mary Claire – “Tiramisù”
  • Mate – “DNA”
  • Valerio Scanu – “Io credo”

7.Tony Cicco, Deshedus & Alberto Fortis – “Sono un uomo”
6.Vina Rose – “Sweet Denial”
5.Matteo Faustini – “L’ultima parola”
4.Ivana Spagna – “Seriously In Love”
3.Aaron Sibley – “Pressure”
2.Burak Yeter feat. Alessandro Coli – “More Than You”
1.Achille Lauro – “Stripper”

Therefore, Achille Lauro will represent San Marino at Eurovision 2022 with the song “Stripper”.

At Eurovision:

San Marino will participate in the first half of semi-final 2 of Eurovision 2022 to be aired on the 12th of May 2022.
If San Marino qualifies, the country will participate in the grand final on the 14th of May 2022

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