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Switzerland: Firm on doing it internally for 2023

A short introduction to Switzerland, would probably best be described as the country that struggled, decided for something new, return to struggle and now back in the hot seat. This is probably the easiest way to talk about Switzerland’s recent past, so while they’re at it, they might keep it going. Internal for 2023 Many might still remember, that the …

Swiss song submissions open on August 25th

SRF, Switzerland’s national broadcaster, has announced that song submissions for the Swiss entry to the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will open on August 25th. In a tweet today, the broadcaster stated that song submissions will be open for two weeks, from Tuesday August 25th until Tuesday September 8th at 10pm CET. The songs for representing Switzerland at the Eurovision Song …

ESC 2022: Switzerland, Slovenia and Bulgaria next in line with their live on tape videos

Yesterday, the EBU started to finally release the pre-recorded Live On Tape videos, on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel. This will be done in the current period with about 3 videos being released each day, until all of them finally has been released. After the request of a few broadcasters, not all tapes will be released to the …

Marius Bear admits that Eurovision 2022 was the greatest and lowest point of his career

Marius Bear shocked many Eurovision fans last week when he qualified from the second semi-final. His performance during the jury show clearly left a mark on the national juries, who awarded him 107 points and put him in 5th place out of 17 songs. His televote score, however, only came out to 11 points, and once combined together he would …

Marius Bear will represent Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with his song “Boys Do Cry”

It’s finally here! Swiss broadcaster SRF just revealed their act that will represent Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. After an internal selection, it was decided that Marius Bear will fly the Swiss flag in Turin with his song “Boys Do Cry.” The song premiered today on the official Eurovision YouTube channel at 13:00 CET. Watch the music video …

ESC 250: Loreen’s Reign at the Top Continues, Songs from Spain and The Netherlands Jump Over 700 Places

As has become an annual tradition, ESC Radio and Songfestival.be teamed up today to present the online Eurovision fandom’s 250 favorite contest entries. And when all was said and done, Loreen‘s “Euphoria” once again captured the top spot . Right on her heels were 2021 Eurovision champions Måneskin, with their winning entry “Zitti e buoni”. The remainder of this year’s …

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 …

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