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Ballando con le Stelle
Created byRichard Hopkins
Fenia Vardanis
Based onDancing with the Stars
Strictly Come Dancing
Presented byMilly Carlucci Paolo Belli
Country of originItaly
No. of episodes140
Original networkRAI 1
Original release8 January 2005 (2005-01-08) –

Ballando con le Stelle is the Italian version of the Strictly Come Dancing / Dancing with the Stars franchises.

It was first broadcast on 8 January 2005 on TV station RAI 1. This show is aired in the prime time, usually of saturday evening, and is hosted by Milly Carlucci with Paolo Belli and his orchestra: this is the most important and successful program of RAI.[1]


Season Year(s) Broadcast dates No. of
No. of
Third place
1 [it] 2005 8 January – 26 February 8 8 Hoara Borselli & Simone Di Pasquale Francesco Salvi & Natalia Titova [it] Gianni Ippoliti [it] & Valentina Vincenzi [it]
2 [it] 2005-6 17 September – 7 January 11 (+6 special) 12 (+8 special) Cristina Chiabotto & Raimondo Todaro [it] Loredana Cannata & Samuel Peron [it] Vincenzo Peluso [it] & Natalia Titova [it]
3 [it] 2006-7 16 September – 6 January 11 (+5 special) 14 (+12 special) Fiona May & Raimondo Todaro [it] Pamela Camassa & Angelo Madonia [it] Antonio Cupo & Giada Giacomoni [it]
4 [it] 2007 29 September – 24 November 9 12 Maria Elena Vandone [it] & Samuel Peron [it] Anna Falchi & Stefano Di Filippo [it] Ivan Zazzaroni [it] & Natalia Titova [it]
5 [it] 2009 10 January – 21 March 10 Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy & Natalia Titova [it] Andrea Montovoli [it] & Ola Karieva [it] Alessio Di Clemente [it] & Alessandra Mason [it]
6 [it] 2010 9 January – 20 March Veronica Olivier & Raimondo Todaro [it] Ronn Moss & Sara Di Vaira [it] Barbara De Rossi & Simone Di Pasquale
7 [it] 2011 26 February – 30 April Kaspar Capparoni & Yulia Musikhina [it] Sara Santostasi & Umberto Gaudino [it] Vittoria Belvedere & Stefano Di Filippo [it]
Bruno Cabrerizo & Ola Karieva [it]
(Joint third place)
8 [it] 2012 7 January – 17 March 12 Andrés Gil & Anastasia Kuzmina Marco Delvecchio & Sara Di Vaira [it] Ria Antoniou & Raimondo Todaro [it]
Anna Tatangelo & Stefano Di Filippo [it]
(Joint third place)
9 [it] 2013 5 October – 7 December Elisa Di Francisca & Raimondo Todaro [it] Amaurys Pérez & Veera Kinnunen [it] Francesca Testasecca & Stefano Oradei [it]
10 [it] 2014 4 October – 6 December 15 Giusy Versace & Raimondo Todaro [it] Andrew Howe & Sara Di Vaira [it] Giulio Berruti & Samanta Togni [it]
Giorgia Surina & Maykel Fonts [it]
(Joint third place)
11 [it] 2016 20 February – 23 April 13 Iago García [it] & Samanta Togni [it] Michele Morrone & Ekaterina Vaganova Rita Pavone & Simone Di Pasquale
Luca Sguazzini [it] & Veera Kinnunen [it]
(Joint third place)
12 [it] 2017 25 February – 29 April Oney Tapia & Veera Kinnunen [it] Fabio Basile & Anastasia Kuzmina Xenya [it] & Raimondo Todaro [it]
Martina Stella & Samuel Peron [it]
(Joint third place)
13 [it] 2018 10 March – 19 May Cesare Bocci & Alessandra Tripoli [it] Francisco Porcella [it] & Anastasia Kuzmina Giaro Giarratana [it] & Lucrezia Lando [it]
Gessica Notaro [it] & Stefano Oradei [it]
(Joint third place)
14 [it] 2019 30 March – 31 May Lasse Matberg & Sara Di Vaira Ettore Bassi & Alessandra Tripoli Milena Vukotic & Simone Di Pasquale
Dani Osvaldo & Veera Kinnunen
(Joint third place)
15 [it] 2020 18 September- 21 November Gilles Rocca & Lucrezia Lando Paolo Conticini & Veera Kinnuen Alessandra Mussolini & Maykel Fonts
16 [it] 2021 16 October - 18 December Arisa[2] & Vito Coppola Bianca Gascoigne & Simone Di Pasquale Morgan & Alessandra Tripoli
Sabrina Salerno & Samuel Peron
(Joint third place)
17 [it] 2022 8 October - 23 December Luisella Costamagna & Pasquale La Rocca Alessandro Egger & Tove Villför Ema Stokholma & Angelo Madonia


  1. ^ "Ballando con le Stelle: Milly Carlucci svela il cast a la vita in dir…".
  2. ^ "Arisa vince Ballando con le Stelle 2021".