R101 will cover the Sanremo Festival live: the songs, interviews with the artists and curiosities from the event will be at the centre of the programmes broadcast from the town on the Italian Riviera, from Tuesday 15 February until the day of the final, Saturday 19 February.
R101’s special Festival correspondents will be Federico L’Olandese Volante and Tamy T., on the air every day from the station’s mobile studio, from 3 pm to 5 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm respectively. Also with them in Sanremo will be Vladimir Luxuria, on the air from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17, from midday to 12.30 pm, with an irreverent account of the goings on at the Festival.
Federico L’Olandese Volante and Tamy T. will provide news and curiosities from Sanremo, known locally as the city of flowers, in cooperation with Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni, which will be at the Festival along with the weekly Chi – keeping listeners up to date with exclusive behind the scenes coverage of the protagonists of the competition.
The editorial staff of Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni will also participate every day with R101 on the Tamara Donà show, from 12.30 pm to 3 pm, giving listeners even more details about the most significant events during the Festival.
Finally, R101 will also dedicate 101 Secondi da Sanremo to the Festival, short daily news flashes, presented by Tamy T. in cooperation with the editorial team of the Mondadori weekly.
The R101 mobile studio will be located for the occasion at the Porto Vecchio of Sanremo, in an area reserved for the media covering the song festival.