The annual Swiss SRF online voting for the Eurovision Song Contest is due to start very soon, and many competing acts have already sent their 2016 entries for the ESC Radio playlist. If you like any of the songs you will be able to show your support and vote for your favourites on the SRF website, starting next Monday, 2 November.
For more info on the Swiss SRF online selection please visit http://esc.srf.ch/en-ch/eurovision-song-contest-2016-search-swiss-entry , and you can visit the video platform at http://esc.srf.ch/en-ch.
Tune in to ESC Radio and check out some hot contenders to fly the Swiss flag at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held next May in Stockholm, Sweden.
Some of the most popular ESC acts from recent years are out with new songs and videos, among them no less than three Eurovision winners – Måns Zelmerlöw (2015), Emmelie de Forest (2013) and Loreen (2012) –, plus three more favourites from Vienna 2015: Italy’s Il Volo and Mørland from Norway.
In addition you can watch the videos of several other songs released by Eurovision artists over the past few weeks, from Nicki French (UK 2000), Michael von der Heide (Switzerland 2010), Ruth Lorenzo (Spain 2014) and more.
Read more and check them out…
Tada! Time to reveal the winners in our quiz competition for the twenty pairs of ESC Radio funglasses (plus surprise gift). We asked for the name of the singer in the picture with our ESC Radio team. The correct answer was: John Karagiannis, who represented Cyprus at this year’s Contest in Vienna (Giannis Karayiannis was accepted as well).
The winners are: Guillermo Ortega (Spain), Kobi Zakai (Israel), Hendrik Hiir (Estonia), Karin Ravljan (Austria), Luis Omar Chong Lopez (Mexico), Alise Arponen (Germany), Jesse Torres (USA), Stefan Hedman (Sweden), Paulo Dias (Portugal), Madara Kuge (Latvia), Andreas Tsekouras (Greece), Cristina Giuntini (Italy), Jørgen Sundell (Norway), Victor Iglesias (France), Margarita Belous (Ukraine), Matthias Späth (Germany), Francisca Arco Martin (Spain), David Kitanov (Macedonia), Raigo Kotkas (Estonia), Karolina Głowacka (Poland). Congratulations! The winners will receive their prizes soon. Better luck next time for those who did not win.
How do you fancy wearing the same pair of funglasses as many of your favourite Eurovision stars? We’re giving away 20 pairs and you can be in with a chance of winning if you answer our question correctly. And if you are one of the twenty lucky winners, you will also receive a surprise gift, a promotional CD of a Eurovision entry from recent years (except 2015)
The question is: Who is the singer you can see on the left in the picture below? Send in the name to email@example.com along with your name and postal address by next Wednesday, 1st July, 23:59 CEST. The names of the 20 lucky listeners will be revealed afterwards here on our website. Good luck!
Last week, Emma Marrone who represented Italy at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest with the song La Mia Città, came out with a brand new single entitled Occhi Profondi (Deep Eyes). Finland’s Softengine (Something Better, 2014) have released All About You & I from their forthcoming new album, and you can watch the music video for Sebalter’s current single Shadows. Read more to check out what else is new…
Switzerland’s 2012 Eurovision Song Contest representatives Sinplus have released a new single, Tieniti Forte (Hold tight), and it’s one of the latest additions to our playlist. Other tracks recently added are single releases by Anouk (The Netherlands), Alexander Rybak (Norway), Serebro (Russia) and Eric Saade (Sweden). Read more and check out the music videos…