The four Swiss public broadcasters involved in the national selection for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest have today announced the 19 acts that have qualified for the next stage of the national selection:
SRF and RTR (Swiss-German and Rumantsch broadcasters)
Erica Arnold - Ich bin ich
Vincent Gross - Half A Smile
Samuel Tobias Klauser - Asking Me Why
Maika - The Reason
Stanley Miller - Feel The Love
Platzhirsch - Holz vor dr Hütta
Rykka - The Last Of Our Kind
Patric Scott feat. Abdullah Alhussainy - No Boundaries
Sunanda - Ooops!?!
Evelyn Zangger - Have A Little Faith In Me
RTS (Swiss-French broadcaster)
Bella C - Another World
Kaceo - Disque d’or
Stéphanie Palazzo - Perché mi guardi cosi?
Stéphanie Sandoz - Flashback
Loic Schumacher - Génération demain
Gina von Glasow - Left With An Idiot
RSI (Swiss-Italian broadcaster)
On December 6th, the 19 acts will perform live in front of an expert team who will choose the six best ones, judging their live abilities, singing qualities and stage presence. You will be able to watch the selection live on the SRF website.
In the national final, the six selected candidates will present their respective entries as well as one additional cover version in a live show, to be broadcast from the Bodensee Arena in Kreuzlingen on February 13th, 2016. A joint 50/50 vote of an expert jury and the TV viewers will decide who will represent Switzerland in Stockholm at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.