Switzerland: It’s Gjon’s Tears with the song “Repondez Moi” to Rotterdam
The French speaking Swiss national broadcaster, SRF, revealed earlier today that Gjon’s Tears will represent Switzerland at the 65th Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam with his song “Repondez Moi” .
The national selection period is reaching progressively to its end and one more country unveiled its Eurovision 2020 hopeful. It was Switzerland’s turn to reveal that the country will be represented by Gjon’s Tears and his ballad song “Repondez Moi”.
The song is written by Xavier Michel, Alizé Oswald and Jeroen Swinnen together with the artist Gjon Muharremaj. Jeroen Swinnen previously worked with Tom Dice on his Eurovision 2010 entry “Me and My Guitar”: “Répondez-moi” will be the first Swiss song to be sung in French for 10 years.
A few words for Gjon’s Tears
Gjon Muharremaj, also known professionally as Gjon’s Tears, is a Swiss singer and songwriter of Kosovo-Albanian descent. Gjon Muharremaj was born to a Kosovo-Albanian father and an Albanian mother from Tirana. In 2010, he competed in the first season of the talent competition Albanians Got Talent. In 2019, he auditioned for the eight season of The Voice of France and reached the semi-finals.