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SWITZERLAND AT EUROVISION – THE SOUTH AFRICAN CD COLLECTION

1994 – STO PREGANDO – DUILIO = 1 CD
1995 – no participation
1996 – MON COEUR L’AIME – KATHY LEANDER = 1 CD
1997 – DENTRO DI ME – BARBARA BERTA = 1 CD
1998 – LASS IHN – GUNVOR = 1 CD
1999 – no participation
2000 – LA VITA COS’E – JANE BOGAERT = 1 CD
2001 – no participation
2002 – IN THE GARDEN OF MY SOUL – FRANCINE JORDI = 1 CD
2003 – no participation
2004 – CELEBRATE – PIERRO ESTERIORE & THE MUSIC STARS = 1 CD
2005 – COOL VIBES – VANILLA NINJA = 1 CD
2006 – IF WE ALL GIVE A LITTLE – SIX4ONE = 1 CD
2007 – VAMPIRES ARE ALIVE – DJ BOBO = 2 CD’S
2008 – ERA STUPENDO – PAOLO MENEGUZZI = 1 CD
2009 – THE HIGHEST HEIGHTS – LOVEBUGS = 1 CD
2010 – IL PLEUT DE L’OR – MICHAEL VON DER HEIDE = 2 CD’S
2011 – IN LOVE FOR A WHILE – ANNA ROSSINELLI = 2 CD’S
2012 – UNBREAKABLE – SINPLUS = 1 CD
2013 – YOU AND ME – TAKASA = 1 CD
2014 – HUNTER OF STARS – SEBALTER = 1 CD
2015 – TIME TO SHINE – MELANIE RENE = 1 CD
2016 – THE LAST OF OUR KIND – RYKKA = 1 CD

VOTE IN SECOND CHANCE CONTEST 2016

 
The OGAE Second Chance Contest 2016 kicked off on 1st of June and members of OGAE Rest of the World can still vote! We are now at the halftime – the deadline for send your vote is 30/06/2016 midnight CET.
 
To vote, you have to rate all the entries, giving them a point between 0 and 5, except the song No. 9 which represents Rest of the World (and of course, Hungary), so if you rate it, it doesn’t count…
 
We ask you to send your votes to escvotes@gmail.com until the deadline. If you vote, you’ll earn 10 points for 2017 Ticket List.
 
Here’s the playlist of this year’s 23 competitors:
 
The details of the songs:
 
01 Belgium I’m not lost Tom Frantzis
02 Belarus My universe NAPOLI
03 Ukraine Helpless The Hardkiss
04 Albania Liroje Zemrën Besa Krasniqi
05 Malta Golden Brooke
06 UK Shine a little light Bianca
07 Lithuania Leading me home Erica Jennings
08 Italy Cieli immensi Patty Pravo
09 Rest Of the World (Hungary) Who we are Kállay Saunders Band
10 Sweden Save me Wiktoria
11 Denmark Never Alone Anja Nissen
12 Austria I’ll be around Elly V
13 Latvia We will be stars MyRadiantU
14 Switzerland Half a smile Vincent Gross
15 Norway Laika The Hungry Hearts
16 Slovenia Črno bel Raiven
17 Estonia Supersonic Laura
18 Finland On it goes Mikael Saari
19 Israel Somebody out there Ella Daniel
20 Romania Behind the shadows Florena
21 Poland Cool me down Margaret
22 Germany Mystery of a blood red rose Avantasia
23 Spain La vida sólo es una María Isabel

2016 RESULTS – SEMI FINAL TWO

18 – Switzerland = 28 points
17 – Denmark = 34 points
16 – Albania = 45 points
15 – Ireland = 46 points
14 – Slovenia = 57 points
13 – Norway = 63 points
12 – Belarus = 84 points
11 – FYR Macedonia = 88 points
10 – Serbia = 105 points
09 – Georgia = 123 points
08 – Latvia = 132 points
07 – Israel = 147 points
06 – Poland = 151 points
05 – Bulgaria = 220 points
04 – Lithuania = 222 points
03 – Belgium = 274 points
02 – Ukraine = 287 points
01 – Australia = 330 points

FIFTH GAME FOR POINTS

Switzerland each year opens the field so wide that every Tom, Dick and Harry can upload a video on the internet and be in the running. Yet their results over the years while they have been using this method were not good enough when you potentially can get songs from every corner of the world. What are they doing wrong? Swiss TV has asked you to give them some advice and share ideas how to ensure that they end up with a top 5 placing in Stockholm.
For me the problem is that although potentially artists from all over the world can enter, when the finalists are picked, 90% of them are Swiss artists. They must look back at 1988 when they had Celine Dion from Canada and won. So it really is stupid to have artists entering from many countries but that should also reflect then the finalists that come to TV.

RATING OF THE PRESS PR FOR EACH COUNTRY – PART 4

 

ISRAEL
One word – HORROR.
0 out of 10

LATVIA
Again, giving my close relationship to Latvia and the delegation, this was easy.
10 out of 10

AZERBAIJAN
This country is quite interesting; some years it is difficult dealing with them, some years easy. This year it was easier than normal.
8 out of 10

ICELAND
Iceland has been fairly easy until last year when I was unable to get the promo CD in Copenhagen, and hands up music did post it to a friend in Europe after the contest. This year again it started off difficult but I did manage to get the promo CD in the end.
8 out of 10

SWEDEN
Last year was very difficult, but this year it was very easy. Mans personally was very down to earth and I think we had good interaction with the press team of Sweden.
9.5 out of 10

SWITZERLAND
This country ranks probably on top every year, no need to interact with them, they put the promo items into each pigeonhole almost from day one.
10 out of 10

CYPRUS
Because I am quite impatient, this was a little difficult for me but in the end it was very easy, they just gave put the promo CD’s towards the end of week two.
9 out of 10

SLOVENIA
100% change from last year when I was unable to get the promo CD. This year there were tons, for most one of the best as it has something like 9 remixes. I would have preferred rather 9 language versions.
9 out of 10

POLAND
I got on very well with Monika’s husband and main composer of the song and got the beautiful promo CD quite fast.
9.5 out of 10