Ahead of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022, Rosie sent some questions over to Chanel Dilecta – who will represent Italy at this year’s Contest.
Watch our interview with Chanel here!
In the interview, Chanel talks about her Junior Eurovision journey. She tells us about how she was selected to take part in the contest, what she loves about her song and music video, how it felt to experience Eurovision in her home country and what skills she’d like to learn!
The road to Junior Eurovision for Chanel
Chanel hails from Thiene in Northern Italy, and has been performing since she was 4 years old! She has studied singing, ballet, piano, modern dance and stage art, and has already seen success in national and international competitions, including TMF (Tour Music Fest) 2021, the Italian Performer Cup (2021) and The Coach Contest. She is part of duo Le Dogi of Voice with her friend Arianna Bertoldo. Together, they release song covers together on YouTube.
Listen to Chanel’s entry “Bla Bla Bla” here!
Italy’s Junior Eurovision journey
Italy made its Junior Eurovision debut in 2014 with Vincenzo Cantiello and the song “Tu primo grande amore”. The performance scored 159 points on its way to a victory. Since winning, Italy’s best result is a 3rd place in the 2016 contest. Italy has so far participated seven times in the contest.
Italy’s most recent participation was in 2021. Elisabetta Lizza’s “Specchio (Mirror on the Wall)” finished 10th with 107 points from the jury and online voters.
Where do you think Italy’s entry will finish this year? Will you be voting for “Bla Bla Bla”? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow “That Eurovision Site” on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok as we look ahead to Junior Eurovision 2022!
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