Six finalists chosen in Switzerland

Debora Bough

All 18 semi-finalists have today performed for the jury in Switzerland and now only six of them remain in the contest. The next stage will be the national final on January 31st.

Each broadcaster sent their own candidates for Sunday’s Expert Check. At the end of the day, the jury picked its favorites to qualify for the final. SRF has three, RTS two and RSI one candidate in the final. The qualifiers are bolded below. The performances can be watched here.


  • 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


  • 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


  • Elias ft Zero In On – Your Perfume
  • The Vad Vuc – Cocktail e fantasmi
  • Deborah Bough – Take me back to 23