Sanremo 2023, RadioTv Users Association: “Rai makes Benigni compensation public”

“There Rai must make public what Roberto Benigni will receive for his speech at San Remo Festivaland in this sense we are ready to present a formal request for access to the company and a complaint to the Court of Auditors to know the details of the contract between the network and the Tuscan comedian”.Users Association of Radio and Television Servicesafter the announcement made today by Amadeus during the press conference in Sanremo.

“Already in the past the maxi-fees awarded to Benigni by Rai have ended up at the center of a scandal – explains the Association – On the occasion of Benigni’s participation in the 2020 Festival, there was talk of a cachet, never confirmed, of 300 thousand euros. We believe is right in this moment of great economic difficulty for the country ensure maximum transparency for citizens who finance Rai through the license feeand make public the fees that Rai recognizes to exceptional guests such as Roberto Benigni, and if we don’t get a response we are ready to present a formal request for access to Rai and a report to the Court of Auditors”.

“Also because – ironically comments the Association of Radio and Television Services Users – Benigni is not needed to read the Constitutionand citizens can also provide for themselves, buying a copy for a few euros”.