As the pre-party circuit begins next week, more names are being revealed for next month’s Pre-Party ES. This time, the organisers have revealed the latest act in the line-up is Diodato. He was set to represent Italy at Eurovision 2020 with “Fai Rumore” in Rotterdam. Unfortunately, the contest was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pre-Party ES 2023
About the Pre-Party: The Spanish Pre-Party in the capital of Spain will once again host the pre-party. The organizers of the event will invite all of the participating countries and will welcome all the interested participants with open arms to perform for the Spanish public.
Acts: For the Friday night, Megara (Benidorm Fest 2023), Rakky Ripper (Benidorm Fest 2023), Karmento (Benidorm Fest 2023) Aritz (Benidorm Fest 2023), Fusa Nocta (Benidorm Fest 2023), Meler (Benidorm Fest 2023) , E’FEMME (Benidorm Fest 2023), Sofia Martin (Benidorm Fest 2023), José Otero (Benidorm Fest 2023), Kaliopi (North Macedonia 2012, 2016), FAMOUS (Benidorm Fest 2023), Blanca Paloma (Spain 2023) Alfred García (Spain 2018 & Benidorm Fest 2023), and Diodato (Italy 2020) are the acts confirmed so far.
Whilst for the Saturday night, Joker Out (Slovenia 2023), Gustaph (Belgium 2023), Monika Linkyte (Lithuania 2023), Alika (Estonia 2023), Sudden Lights (Latvia 2023), La Zarra (France 2023), Wild Youth (Ireland 2023), D’NASH (Spain 2007), Alessandra (Norway 2023) and Blanka (Poland 2023) are the acts confirmed so far.
Tickets: Tickets for the event are now available to purchase. The prices for individual tickets and packs that are remaining are as follows:
- General Pack – €80 (tickets to General area for Friday and Saturday and for the After Parties)
- Family Pack – €65
- Unfortunately the Fan Zone packs have sold out
Tickets for PrePartyES 2023 can be purchased here
Italy’s Eurovision Journey
Italy have participated in the Eurovision Song Contest since the very beginning and have always been considered a powerhouse in the contest. Italy have won the contest on three occasions in 1964, 1990 and 2021. Italy did withdraw for a while after 1997, returning again in 2011 with Raphael Gualazzi who sang ‘Madness Of Love’ Raphael placed second in the 2011 Eurovison Song Contest after scoring 189 points. Italy’s most recent entry in 2022 was “Brividi” by Mahmood and Blanco, performed on home soil after rock band Måneskin won the previous contest in 2021. At the close of voting, Italy scoring 268 points in the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final, placing 6th.
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News Source: EurovisionSpain
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