Switzerland: 18 will be narrowed down to 6 – Watch live on Sunday


18 acts remain in the Swiss pre-selection but only six of them will eventually make it to the national final. On Sunday, the Expert Check aka semi-final takes place in Zürich. Each artist will perform their Eurovision entry for the jury. The jury will determine which six qualify for the final.

The three broadcasters have chosen their candidates using different formats. The contestants are:

SRF (Three will qualify)

  • Arbresha – Same Stars
  • Bubble Beatz ft. Sandra Wild – Run
  • Thierry Condor – Open Heart Surgery
  • Dahï – Destiny
  • Simon Hafner – There Was A Yesterday
  • Andy McSean – Hey Now
  • San Dii – iMagination
  • Timebelle – Singing About Love
  • Tiziana – Only Human

RTS (Two will qualify)

  • Alenko – Vu d’en haut
  • Anach Cuan – Hurdy Gurdy Girls
  • Célia – Letter to Myself
  • Licia Chery – Fly
  • Mélanie René – Time to Shine
  • Shana Pearson – Kevlar Heart

RSI (One will qualify)

  • Elias ft Zero In On – Your Perfume
  • The Vad Vuc – Cocktail e fantasmi
  • Deborah Bough – One, two, three take me back to 23

Expert Check is aired online at srf.ch/eurovision at 13:10 CET. The qualifiers will be known at around 21:30.

National final will be competed on January 31st. Tickets go on sale on Monday.