The Country Quiz: Italy!

How well do you know the history of Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest? Test out your knowledge here!

 
Nel blu, Dipinto di Blu (Volare) became one of the biggest hits to come out of Eurovision, but which position did Domenico Modugno finish in 1958?
 
3rd place
2nd place
5th place  
 
 
What is the title of the Italian entry which was performed between the two breaks Italy had from the contest?
 
Fiumi di parole
Sole d’Europa
Rapsodia
 
 
Which of the following Italian Eurovision artists did not compete more than once?
 
Gianni Morandi
Gigliola Ginquetti
Mia Martini
 
 
In which year did Italy first enter a song featuring English?
 
1976
1971
1985  
 
 
How many times has Italy finished in third place in a Eurovision final?
 
5 times
3 times
6 times
 
 
Italy has finished in last place just once in their Eurovision history, but with which song?
 
Dio, come ti amo
Due grosse lacrime bianche
Raggio di luna
 
 
Which Italian city has not acted as a host city for the Eurovision Song Contest?
 
Torino
Naples
Rome
 
 
Which two Italian songs won the OGAE pre-Eurovision Song Contest poll?
 
Grande Amore and Occidentali’s Karma
L’essenziale and Occidentali’s Karma
Non mi Avete Fatto Niente and Madness of Love
 
 
Raphael Gualazzi featured both English and Italian in his Eurovision entry ‘Madness of Love’ but what is the correct first lyric of the opening verse of the song?
 
Dire si, dire mai non è facile, sai
Qui si vive così, day by day, night by night
I can’t live in your eyes, I can’t read in your mind
 
 
How many ‘douze points’ did Il Volo receive during the 2015 final?
 
9
11
12  
 

How well did you know the history of Italy at Eurovision? Share with us how many you got correct, and share with us your favourite moment of Italy at Eurovision!

Want to explore more of the Italian Eurovision history? Check out our Best of the Bunch: Italy

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