Sunday, July 3, 2022
Countries N-Z Switzerland

Switzerland

The Swiss entry is chosen by one of the four main broadcasters in turn. The Swiss took part in (and won) the first ever contest in 1956. Overall Switzerland has won twice.

Switzerland Press Meet and Greet – Is he a bear?

Marius saunters in 17 minutes late - a technical stop... I wonder how much he has moaned in the viewing room. His journey has already...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 38 – Switzerland

It’s a return to the sad and introspective numbers now for our weeping Bear from Switzerland. Marius ponders the male relationship with crying and...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 38 – Switzerland

Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry Marius lumbers around in this video looking and sounding like a pissed bloke who's forgot his glasses trying to...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 38 – Switzerland

Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry Ooh look, a variation on a theme. (That might be too clever for some of you – or too British!) Instead...

20 April – We’ve seen stormy weather

Our continent is full of countries of all types. Monarchies, republics, and even principalities. But if you look hard enough, there's a country that's...

6 April – After the storm, we walk a bit

Many people have trodden the boards more than once, some with aplomb, and some doing stuff we'd rather not talk about. And I'm not...

Boys do cry for Switzerland at Eurovision 2022

28-year-old Marius Bear is pegged to represent Switzerland at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. The song and formal announcement followed speculation yesterday when a gap...

10 February – Take me away with you

What to do with your life once you've been a Eurovision performer? Well, you could try again. But then you risk doing worse on...

6 December – Your hand and mine in the same poetry

It's always an interesting thing to watch when following the progress of fan favourites through the Eurovision season. The song gets picked and immediately...

8 October – Gettin’ rowdy, rowdy

It's an old adage that anyone can won our favourite TV show. Portugal, Austria and Finland have proven this in the 21st Century. One...