Rykka to represent Switzerland at Eurovision 2016!

Die Entscheidungsshow 2016 has just finished and results are here: Rykka will be waving the Swiss flag in Stockholm!

Rykka will perform “The last of our Kind” in the second semi-final of Eurovision 2016:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIlEcu140Ew

These are the acts that competed at today’s Swiss show, their entries and the cover songs they performed:

  1. Vincent Gross “Half A Smile” and  “Astronaut” (originally performed by Sido featuring Andreas Bourani)
  2. Bella C “Another World” and “Empire State Of Mind (Part II)” (originally performed by Alicia Keys)
  3. Kaceo “Disque d’or” and “Video Killed The Radio Star” (originally performed by The Buggles)
  4. Theo “Because Of You” and “Photograph” (originally performed by Ed Sheeran)
  5. Rykka “The Last Of Our Kind”  and “Love Me Like You Do” (originally performed by Ellie Goulding)
  6. Stanley Miller “Feel The Love” and “Hello” (originally performed by Adele)

The winner was selected by a mix of jury panel (50%) and public vote (50%) during a show broadcasted live from Kreuzlingen (Switzerland).

Sven Epiney was in charge of hosting the show which featured a guest performance of the Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst, singing “Rise Like a Phoenix” together with Flavio Rizzello, winner of the Swiss talent show Die grössten Schweizer Talente.

Do you like the Swiss choice for Stockholm? Let us know down in comments!

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)

My name is Belén. I’m a musician and English teacher from Spain.

I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). I love Eurovision because I love discovering new songs every year.

Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about (Junior) Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos, designing and editing videos, I’m very creative!

I have already traveled to Eurovision and Junior Eurovision a few times and I highly recommend it! =)

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