Switzerland: Marius Bear selected for Eurovision 2022
Switzerland has internally selected Marius Bear to represent the country at Eurovision 2022 in Italy.
Switzerland uses the same form of internal selection that followed from 2019, when Luca Hänni took 4th place followed by Gjon’s Tears to 3rd place in Rotterdam last year. The Swiss participation was determined by a combination of a jury of 100 members and an international jury of experts.
On the first day of March, Switzerland announced that on March 8, 2022, it will reveal its representative as well as the song that will represent the country at Eurovision 2022 in Turin.
So, today it was announced that Marius Bear was chosen to represent the country at Eurovision 2022 with the official music video of the song “Boys do cry” being released.
A few words for Marius
Marius Bear real name Marius Hügli born 21 April 1993 is a Swiss singer-songwriter from Enggenhütten.
He is a trained construction engineer, while he also enjoys playing the guitar and studied music production for a year in London at the British and Irish Institute of Modern Music in 2017. On August 18, 2020 he appeared on the RTL show “I Can See Your Voice” and a few months later on January 9, 2021 on the show “1 gegen 100 – Der Grosse”.
Marius’s discography started in 2018 with his first single titled ”Remember Me” while a little later the debut of the album “Not Loud Enough” was released.
Marius will be performing in the first half of the 1st semi final on May 10 in Turin, Italy.
Switzerland in Eurovision
Switzerland is one of the seven countries that had its first participation back in 1956.
Switzerland has won the contest two times, in 1956 with Lys Assia and 1998 with Celine Dion.
In 2021 Switzerland represented by Gjon’s Tears who sang “Tout L’Univers” which finished 3rd place with 432 points.
News Source : SRF