LIVE from Zürich: the first Swiss selection live phase is being held. The 18 candidates select by the four Swiss channels are being evaluated by a professional jury.
Only 6 of the 18 artists and groups taking part will proceed to the final of Die Große Entscheidungsshow which will take place on January 31st in Kreuzlingen. The Swiss representative will be selected then by a mix of professional jury and public televote.
You can watch the show here: http://www.srf.ch/eurovision
This year, Switzerland was represented Sebalter, who achieved a 13th place in the final with his song “Hunter of Stars”. This country has won the Contest twice, in 1956 and 1988.