Angélique Beldner will be revealing the results of the Swiss jury at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
SRF has announced that journalist and television presenter Angélique Beldner is the Swiss spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Angélique has worked in radio and television since 1999 and since 2015 has been the presenter of lunchtime and evening editions of the Tagesschau. She will be revealing the results of the Swiss jury from Zurich.
Angélique Beldner will announce the jury points from Switzerland at the ESC Final 2021 – live from the studio in Zurich. #Spokenperson2021 #GjonsTears #ToutlUnivers #srfESC #SRF #Eurovision #ESC2021 #Switzerland #Rotterdam2021 @SRF @Eurovision @gjonstearsoff #OpenUp #Suisse pic.twitter.com/sR6KRO9jZh
— SRF Eurovision Song Contest (@srfesc) April 27, 2021
To date the following spokespersons have been announced:
- Cyprus – Louis Patsalides
- Denmark – Tina Müller
- France – Carla
- Sweden – Carola
- United Kingdom – Amanda Holden
Gjon’s Tears will be representing Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest with “Tout l’univers”, he is currently one of the favourites to win.
Who is Gjon’s Tears?
Gjon Muharremaj (better known as Gjon’s Tears) was born on 29th June 1998 in Fribourg, Switzerland, and is of Kosovar-Albanian descent. His singing career took off when he was just 12 years old when he placed third in Albania’s Got Talent after his grandfather had entered him in the contest. He then went on to reach the semi-finals of Switzerland’s Got Talent in 2012, and in 2019 also reached the semi-finals of The Voice France.
Image Source: SRF / Oscar Alessio | Source: SRF
Switzerland hosted the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 a contest that they won. Lys Assia won the first contest with the song “Refrain”, it wasn’t until 1988 that Switzerland would win the contest again. At the contest in Dublin, it was Celine Dion with “Ne partez pas sans moi” who beat the United Kingdom to victory by just 1 point. In 2019 Luca Hänni brought Switzerland their best result at the Eurovision Song Contest in 26 years. The singer performed “She Got Me” and finished 4th in the Grand Final.