Home Tag Archives: switzerland

Tag Archives: switzerland

Big Night for Eurovision Acts at MTV EMA: Måneskin, Gjon’s Tears Take Home Trophies

The MTV European Music Awards were held in Budapest, Hungary, earlier this evening, and two Eurovision 2021 artists took home top honors! Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin were nominated for three categories at this year’s ceremony: Best Group, Best Rock Group, and Best Italian Act. The latter is a regional award voted on by the Italian public. Though the quartet did …

Switzerland: The Hunt for Gjon’s Tears’ Successor Begins

Since switching to an internal selection in 2019, Switzerland has had a very successful Eurovision run, placing 4th and 3rd in the past two contests. Starting today, the broadcaster is looking for the artist or artists who can follow in Luca Hänni and Gjon’s Tears’ stylish footsteps. SRF, the German-language Swiss broadcaster that organizes the country’s Eurovision efforts, has begun …

Switzerland: Gjon tears through a universe of melancholy

Rotterdam, 11 May 2021 He was a hot favourite going into rehearsals today, but did Gjon Muharremaj live up to expectations? Country: Switzerland (#CHE) Act: Gjon’s Tears Song: “Tout l’Univers” Semifinal: Second (20/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 15/17 Gjon’s rehearsal was a surprise to many in the press centre. Many of us were expecting a composed performance behind a piano, but …

Patrick Juvet (Switzerland 1973) passed away at the age of 70

Switzerland’s representative at Eurovision 1973 in Luxembourg, Patrick Juvet, has sadly passed away at the age of just 70. His agent officially confirmed this news to French media outlet AFP. Juvet started his career as a model, but later became a musician. His first big hit in France was with the song “La Musica” in 1972. A year later, he …

Switzerland: Gjon’s Tears releases his Eurovision 2021 entry “Tout l’Univers”

Just a few moments ago, Swiss representative Gjons’s Tears just revealed one of Eurovision’s biggest secret of this year; His 2021 Eurovision entry! After giving us some hints, we finally know that Gjon’s Tears will perform the song “Tout l’Univers” on the Eurovision stage in Rotterdam. Without further ado, let’s listen to the song! After the cancellation of the 2020 …

Swiss representative Gjon’s Tears will release his song on 10 March

Zürich, 5 March 2021 Swiss Broadcaster SRF have just published a tweet in which they announce the release date of their upcoming Eurovision song.  Gjon’s Tears (stage name of Gjon Muharremaj) will reveal his entry on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, at 16:00 CET. Last year, the Swiss-Albanian singer attempted to represent the Alpine nation with the artpop ballad “Répondez-moi“, which …

Eurovision round-up: Cruise ships, cancelled songs and Gagauz rumours

Been busy over the festive period? We hear #YOU. It’s tough to keep up on all of the little news bits, rumours and updates in the Eurovision world, so we’ve been across the Eurovision community to put all of the recent smaller updates together for #YOU! Finland’s YLE has confirmed that the participants of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will …

Switzerland get to work on Eurovision 2021

It looks like Switzerland’s work on Eurovision 2021 is starting early, with the team behind the country’s participation in the contest posting a teaser this afternoon. Switzerland are one of 20 countries so far who have given a second chance to their 2020 participant, with Gjon’s Tears selected internally once more by SRG SSR, and the broadcaster has teased that …

AI Song Contest to take place tomorrow!

Thirteen ambitious teams will take part in the AI Song Contest tomorrow, a competition in which musicians, composers, scientists and programmers have collaborated to generate what they believe is the perfect formula for a Eurovision song. The live final will be streamed tomorrow, May 12th at 20:30 CEST, hosted by Belgian comedian Lieven Scheire and Dutch presenter and the Netherlands’ …

ESC United “Expert” Panel 2020 – Switzerland

Our “Expert” Panel continues for another year, with 15 members of the ESC United team having sat down to review the hopefuls that were set to represent their nations at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam! As a quick reminder, the rules of our “Expert” Panel are simple; our team provide a score for each entry between 1 and 10, with .5 …

123...10Page 1 of 10