Today rehearsals for the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest kicked off. Countries rehearsing on Day 2 include The Netherlands, Italy, Kazakhstan, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Georgia, and Armenia. Second to rehearse today was Italy’s Chanel Dilecta.
What did we learn about Chanel’s staging?
Disclaimer: Please note that the EBU has not released footage from the first rehearsals, and that the description detailed in this article is mainly based from the pictures and if available footage from the delegations themselves.
Looking through the photos from the first rehearsal, we know that Chanel will be joined by four backing dancers. Based on the photos released, Chanel will be standing in the middle of stage, whilst having the backing dancers would be dancing around her. The staging also uses the LED screens with the background being shown using very bright colours.
If you are interested in seeing more pictures from Chanel’s first rehearsal today, you can look through them right here.
About Chanel Dilecta
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.
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.
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News Source: EBU
Photo Credit: Be Basic Studio/Rai