Sebalter the Swiss representative from Eurovision 2014 is returning to the commentary booth for Eurovision 2021.
RSI’s coverage of the Grand Final of Eurovision 2021 will feature Clarissa Tami and the Swiss representative from Eurovision 2014 Sebalter. Sebalter is one of just three acts to have taken Switzerland to the Grand Final in the past decade, with Luca Hänni being the most recent qualifier in 2019.
Sebalter participated in the RSI selection process for 2019. He participated with the song “We’ll Carry the Light”, and was one of three entries submitted by RSI into the Swiss selection.
RSI will be broadcasting the second semi-final on RSI La 2, with the Grand Final on RSI La 1. There is a 20-minute break in coverage just before midnight for the news and weather.
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.
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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.