Switzerland: Gjon’s Tears will be back at Eurovision 2021
The EBU’s decision to cancel this year’s Eurovision was accepted by acts with mixed feelings. However several countries are already clearing out if the will continue with the same act in Eurovision 2021 too. Among them Swiss ESC 2020 act, Gjon’s Tears, has been confirmed for Eurovision 2021!
Through a post on his instagram account Gjon’s Tears confirmed that he will be returning in Eurovision 2021 representing Switzerland.
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SO HAPPY THAT I WILL BE BACK FOR 2021 ! See you soon ! And all of your support and love made this possible ! I have no word ! Just thank you and see you soon ! 💙 ( continue taking care of you) Thank you to my delegation who believes in me and give me energy at every step of this crazy experience 💙 •••• Les amis grâce à votre soutien, on se revoit en 2021 à Rotterdam pour l’Eurovision ! Je suis trop content de pouvoir vivre cette expérience ! Je vous embrasse et on se retrouve très vite ! ( continuez à prendre soin de vous ! ) 💙💙 📸 @photomaeder #eurovision#2021
The Swiss act was selected through an internal selection format based on a 21 member international jury and a 100 membered audience panel. The International jury cosnsited of Ruth Lorenzo (Spain 2014) Tinkara Kovač (Slovenia 2014), Ovidiu Jacobsen (Romania 2010&2014),Helga Möller (member of Icytrio , Iceland 1986) and Alexey Gross (3 times national finalist in Belarus). In Rotterdam he was set to perform his song Répondez-moi.
However, after today EBU’s announcement that Eurovision 2020 entries will not be eligible to compete in next year’s edition he will come up with a new song to represent Switzerland.