San Marino in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

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San Marino

Member station SMRTV
National selection events Internal Selection
Participation summary
Appearances 3
First appearance 2013
Last appearance 2015
Best result 10th: 2013
Worst result 15th: 2014
External links
San Marino’s page at
Song contest current event.png For the most recent participation see
San Marino in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015

San Marinodebuted at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013 held in KievUkraine.[1] San Marino RTV(SMRTV) a member organisation of the European Broadcasting Union was responsible for the selection process of their first participant.

San Marino had previously tried to take part in the contest back in 2011, in the Armenian capital Yerevan, however the national broadcaster pulled out before the contest as they had not found a representative in time.[1] In 2013 and 2015, San Marino selected its entrant in an internally, while in 2014 it used “Vocine nuove Castrocaro” a selection.

According to Giovanni, the announcer of the Sammarinese points 2013, San Marino has a jury.

In 2015, Michele Perniola, representative of 2013, and Anita Simoncini, a member of girlband The Peppermints who sang in 2014, were chosen together to perform in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

San Marino announced that they would withdraw from the contest in 2016.


Table key

 1st place   2nd place   3rd place   Last place

Year Artist Song Language Place Points
2013 Michele Perniola[2] “O-o-O Sole intorno a me” Italian 10 42
2014 The Peppermints[3] Breaking My Heart Italian, English 15 21
2015 Kamilla Ismailova Mirror Italian, English 14 36
2016 Did not participate


Voting history[edit]

The tables below shows San Marino’s top-five voting history rankings up until their most recent participation in 2015: