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Road to Rotterdam: Gjon’s Tears (Switzerland)

Each day leading up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we will be showcasing each of the 39 acts taking part in this year’s contest and profiling their journey to this point! Today, we profile the journey of Gjon’s Tears, from childhood performer in Albanian and Swiss talent shows to one of the most hotly-tipped contestants in this year’s contest… Who …

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 breaks Forum Ranking Game record after second week at the top!

As has been the case each week since the songs for Rotterdam started rolling in, the members of our forum have been fervently voting for their favourites in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, handing out points to their top ten songs to give an overall Eurovision-style ranking of the year’s songs. After the close of the polls at midnight yesterday, …

Eurovision 2021: Who do #YOU WANT to win?

We’re now finally at the stage where we have our completed line-up for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021! After a prolonged selection season, 39 countries remain in the running for the title in Rotterdam. With this now being the case, we want to launch one of our big polls of the year for YOUR personal preference. Which country do #YOU …

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 …

BREAKING: EBU rules out scenario A, focus on scenario B with possible downscaling

Rotterdam, 3 Feb 2021 With the pandemic still raging across all Europe, the EBU needed to make a decision concerning the organization of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The 65th contest, set to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be aired on the week of the 17th of May. Earlier, the EBU had issued four possible scenario’s underwhich the …

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 …

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