This morning more information on the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 selection process has been released from the Swiss Radio and Television companies RTS, RSI, SFR and RTR.
Between 30 September and 28 October a web platform will be available at srf.ch/Eurovision. All of the artists will use this facility to submit their entries upon the dedline expiration. 9 song will be selected and voted online by the users and a professional jury.
Following on from this there will be a second round where the 9 acts, along with 6 from RTS and 3 from RSI will perform live to a panel of experts. This will be to judge the performance quality, both for vocals and stage presence.
Those eventually chosen for the Swiss Final will compromise 3 for SRF/RTR, 2 for RTS and 1 for RSI. This makes 6 in total who we will see on 1 February 2014.
Sven Sarbach, Head of Delegation, explains In order to succeed on the big, Eurovision stage, two factors are crucial: It takes a great song and it takes singers that the present and sing song perfectly. The additional selection stage is to show which artists meet these requirements at the best level.
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