SMtv San Marino (TV channel)

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SMtv San Marino
Launched April 24, 1993 (experimental services)
February 28, 1994
Owned by SMtv San Marino
Picture format 4:3 SDTV
Country  San Marino
Language Italian
Broadcast area San Marino
Headquarters City of San Marino
Formerly called San Marino RTV (until 2011)

SMtv San Marino is the television station of SMtv San Marino, the national public service broadcaster of San Marino, an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy.

The channel mostly shows self-produced entertainment programming. It is also part of Eurovision Network (broadcasting the Eurovision Song Contest) and the Italian television syndication K2. It also offers a Teletext service entitled, San Marino Video.

SMtv San Marino also is responsible for the Sammarinese participation in the Eurovision Song Contest. They debuted in 2008 with Miodio and placed last in the first semifinal, getting five points.[1] After RAI, SMRTV also announced its comeback in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.[2] It reached the Grand final in 2014 with Valentina Monetta's song Maybe.


  1. ^ Hondal, Victor (21 November 2007). "Exclusive: San Marino in Belgrade confirmed". Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  2. ^ Hondal, Victor (22 December 2010). "San Marino will participate in Düsseldorf 2011". Retrieved 1 January 2011.

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