Tenco Award in Sanremo
October 19-21 the awards ceremony of the prize in honor of musician Luigi Tenco
Tenco Prize, from October 19th to 21st at Ariston Theater in Sanremo, is one of the most important events in Italy to support and promote Italian and international songwriters.
Since 1974, the awards ceremony takes place in Sanremo during Rassegna della Canzone d’Autore.
Every year, distinguished singer-songwriters are awarded the Tenco prize for playing a significant role in the music scene.
The event is organized by Club Tenco, founded in Sanremo in 1972 in honor of Italian musician Luigi Tenco, who committed suicide during Sanremo Music Festival in 1967.
(photo taken from the website of the event)