Switzerland has revealed some changes in their selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Swiss will now use an international jury in the hope to improve their results at the contest.
The Swiss act Timebelle is made up with people of all kind of nationalities. “It is celebrate diversity indeed! The whole team comes from another country, this is what Eurovision is about,” they tell ESC Daily.
According to our editor Brandon McCann, who covered the Swiss final for Eurovision 2017, ‘Apollo’ was the best song to win the contest. However, it will probably not be an entry to turn out the negative results of Switzerland at the contest in recent years.
SRF, RTS & RTI hosted the Swiss national final for 2017 – Die Entscheidungsshow. Timebelle won the show and will represent Switzerland at Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv with “Apollo”.
SRF, RTS & RTI will broadcast the Swiss national final to select the 58th Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. Six entrants will compete including fan-favourite Timebelle to represent Switzerland in Kyiv.
SRF, the German speaking national broadcaster in Switzerland, has confirmed that Sven Epiney will once again host the Eurovison national final-Entscheidungsshow, which will be be held on Friday the 5th of February. The running order for the final has also been revealed.
SRF, the German broadcaster in Switzerland, has announced the lucky six artists that will take part in the national final. Lidia Isac, who represented Moldova this year in Stockholm, did not make the cut in Switzerland.
SRF has revealed that a total of 160 songs have been submitted to compete in the Swiss preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. A jury will now select 20 songs that will go on to a live audition round.
It has been a busy Eurovision weekend so far, with not less than 10 shows broadcasted last night – and we still have Latvia’s semi final to go! But before we head over to Riga, let us round up the most important choices and check-out [read more…]
Tonight, Canadian-born Rykka was chosen to fly the Swiss flag in Stockholm at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest 2016. There were six strong contenders in the competition, but Rykka sang her song The Last of Our Kind just a little louder.