Tonight, the 2015 Swiss national final Die Große Entscheidungsshow will take place at the Bodensee Arena in the city of Kreuzlingen. The show will kick off at 20:10 CET.
Hosted by Sven Epiney, a total of 6 acts will compete against in order for the right to represent their country at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in the host city of Vienna, Austria.
During the show, each artist will perform 2 songs each; one song will be their official bidding entry for the Eurovision Song Contest and one song will be a cover of an international hit. The winner of the Swiss national final will be decided via a 50/50 televote/jury deliberation.
How to watch
[alert-info]The show will be aired at 20:10 CET and can be viewed on the following channels:
- SRF 1
- RTS 2
- RSI La 2
- Live webcast via srf.ch
Click on the song titles below to listen to each of the competing entries.
- Andy McSean – Hey now
- Deborah Bough – Take me back to 23
- Licia Chery – Fly
- Mélanie René – Time to shine
- Timebelle – Singing about love
- Tiziana – Only human
Want to find out more about the competing artists? Read more in our Meet the 2015 Swiss hopefuls article here.
The story so far
Switzerland debuted at the first edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 where Lys Assia represented her home country with her two entries; Das alte karussell and Refrain. Her latter entry, Refrain, won the competition as was selected via a jury vote.
As well as winning the first ever edition of the competition, Switzerland also won the competition in 1988 when Céline Dion was selected to represent the country at the contest. With her song Ne partez pas sans moi, Céline received a total of 137 points bringing Switzerland their second and latest victory to date.
Last year, Sebalter was selected via the Swiss national final to represent his country at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in the host city of Copenhagen, Denmark. With his entry Hunter of stars, Sebalter qualified from the second semi-final in 4th place where he later went on to finish in 13th position at the Grand Final, receiving a total of 64 points.