ITALY – He was the hot favourite to win the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. He smashed all records on YouTube views and his concert in Rome on May 1st gathered more than 1 million audience. He didn’t brought the trophy back to Rome but Francesco Gabbani is extremely happy with the experience. Speaking to ARD’s morning show Morgenmagazin Francesco said:
I’m really happy to have participated in the Eurovision Song Contest. My feelings and my own music was a great experience for me in terms of bringing together audiences in Europe. It was quite a big opportunity for me. Most people may think that it is a competitive environment but I do not think so.