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19:25 Eurovision News

26:58 New Music

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Switzerland has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 62 times since making its debut at the first contest in 1956, missing only four contests, in 1995, 1999, 2001 and 2003. Switzerland hosted the first contest in 1956 in Lugano, and won it. They won the contest again in 1988, with the 1989 contest being held in Lausanne. Lys Assia won the first contest in 1956 with the song “Refrain”. She returned to place second in 1958. Switzerland would go on to finish second with Esther Ofarim (1963) and Daniela Simmons (1986) and third with Franca Di Rienzo (1961) and Arlette Zola (1982), before winning the contest for the second time in 1988 with Celine Dion and the song “Ne partez pas sans moi”. Annie Cotton gave the country its 15th top five result in 1993, when she placed third.

This Weeks Highlights

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Patrick Fiori

New Music

Patrick Fiori is a French singer of Armenian descent. He represented France in the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Mama Corsica' - which feaured the Corsican language.

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Rykka

National Triple Play

Christina Maria Rieder, better known by their stage name Rykka, is a Swiss-Canadian singer and songwriter from Vancouver, British Columbia. They represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm with the song 'The Last of Our Kind'.'

Kate Ryan 2006 Belgium

Kate Ryan is a Belgian singer and songwriter, and the winner of a World Music Award. She began her singing career in 2001 and later found fame with a string of dance hits. These included covers, mostly of Mylène Farmer and France Gall, such as “Désenchantée”, “Libertine”, and “Ella, elle l’a”, and Desireless’ “Voyage Voyage”, as well as new material. Ryan represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 with “Je t’adore” coming in 12th place in the semi-final.

Track List

1I Can’t Go OnRobin Bengtsson2017 Sweden
2Even IfAndy Abraham2008 United Kingdom
3Hunter Of StarsSebalter2014 Switzerland
4Il Pleut De L’OrMichael Von Der Heide2010 Switzerland
5The Last Of Our KindRykka2016 Switzerland
6De La CapatVoltaj2015 Romania
7Ik Zie Een Ster (I See A Star )Mouth & MacNeal1974 Netherlands
8On Se LovePatrick Fiori2021 Non Contest
9Tomorrow I GoLedina Celo2005 Albania
10The Best In MeTom Leeb2020 France
11This Time I Mean It (Denne Gang)Trine Jepsen & Michael Teschl1999 Denmark
12Madness Of Love (Follia d’Amore)Raphael Gualazzi2011 Italy
13Je T’AdoreKate Ryan2006 Belgium
14FightNatalia Barbu2007 Moldova
15Like ItZena2019 Belarus
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