Switzerland: RSI selects their 3 candidates

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The Swiss-Italian national broadcaster, RSI, has released the names of the 3 candidates selected to compete in the upcoming Swiss national selection.

Earlier today, a regional final was held by the Swiss-Italian national broadcaster, RSI, in order to select the 3 acts which will proceed to the next stage of the Swiss national selection.

A special panel consisting of 3 jury members, Paolo Meneguzzi (Switzerland 2008), Gabriel Broggini (Switzerland 2012 as part of Sinplus) and Simone Tomassini, were appointed and given the responsibility of listening to and evaluating each of the submitted entries, going on to narrow the entries down to a total of 3 acts.

RSI’s 3 candidates

These 3 RSI candidates will move forward to the live audition stage of the Swiss national selection alongside the 10 candidates selected by SRF/RTR and the 6 candidates selected by RTS, set to take place next month on the 6 December. A special panel will then narrow the candidates down to a final total of 6 acts; 3 via SRF/RTR, 2 via RTS and 1 via RSI.

The final of the Swiss national selection for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 13 February 2016 at the Bodensee Arena in Kreuzlingen. The upcoming Swiss representative will be selected via a 50/50 televote-jury deliberation.

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