A new week only means one thing: more news for the current 2023 Eurovision season! Today we turn to Switzerland, where the name of the singer has just been announced. It is Remo Forrer, winner of The Voice of Switzerland in 2020.
As announced by Swiss media today, 21 year-old Remo Forrer will represent Switzerland at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. The singer was selected through an internal selection involving a 100-member public jury and a 20-member international expert jury. In the announcement today Remo Forrer declared that “[…] the ESC is one of the greatest things you can do, it has always been a dream and I’m super happy that it’s now coming true”. And about the song he will perform on stage in Liverpool: “The song means a lot to me. It definitely has catchy tunes and has been following me for months. And it demands everything from my voice, it goes from very low to very high”.
About Remo Forrer
Remo Forrer is a singer and a talented piano player. He was born in Eastern Switzerland in 2001. Remo raised to fame in Switzerland when he won The Voice of Switzerland 2020 in the team of Noah Veraguth, the lead singer of the band Pegasus. The same year he released his first single Home. The young man also appeared in 2022 in the show Zeig uns deine Stimme on German broadcaster RTL. In 2021 he published the song Let go:
The song with which he will compete in Liverpool will be revealed on 7 March 2023. Switzerland will join the competition in the second half of the first semi final on Tuesday 9 May 2023.
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