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Mélanie René's childhood dream comes true

15 April 2015 at 21:47 CEST
Mélanie René from Switzerland asks the first question in our quiz SRF/Oscar Alessio

"I went to Lugano for the first time this 29th March. I was invited by the TV show Show Time as a guest singer to sing my song Time to Shine", Mélanie René told about her most recent activities. "It was amazing, everybody was really nice and welcoming, and the city was so beautiful! I think I will have to go back there soon!"

With less than one month to go before the rehearsals for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest kick off in Vienna, Mélanie is busy preparing herself and her team for the challenge ahead of them: "At the moment we are rehearsing the staging as well as the singing with the backing vocalists. We are currently working on the concept of the performance. It is very exciting, and I can’t wait for you guys to see it!"

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Mélanie has always been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since she was a small child, and her dream was to perform on the stage once herself. "Now I got a chance and it feels so unreal", she reveals in our latest video interview, which we shot last weekend at the Eurovision Pre-Party in Riga - watch it right below:

Be sure to check out the official artist profile for Switzerland too, which has all the information you need about Mélanie René and her song Time To Shine!