Switzerland has just released its song for Eurovision 2023: Remo Forrer will Perform “Watergun” and you can watch the video clip here:
The young singer dropped a short video on his social media where we can get the vibes of how’s his music video for his Eurovision song about to look like.
Earlier this month the Swiss broadcaster SRF dropped a surprise announcement when they introduced Switzerland’s Eurovision 2023 representative.
21 year old Remo Forrer of eastern Switzerland was recently unveiled by the broadcaster as the Swiss representative to Eurovision 2023.
Remo Forrer also released a short video introducing himself as the Swiss Eurovision entrant for this year on his YouTube channel.
The process to select the Swiss entrant
As with the past years, Switzerland has chosen its Eurovision entrant through an internal selection process that involves a panel of 100 viewers and a 20-person jury made up of music professionals. From there, the viewers and the jury rated the entries and its artists on various aspects. The viewers account for 50% of the ratings while the jury accounts for the other 50% of the ratings.
Who is Remo Forrer?
Remo Forrer is better known in Switzerland as the winner of the 3rd edition of The Voice of Switzerland which took place in 2020. The edition that Remo competed in was a revival of the Swiss edition of The Voice which was broadcasted from 2013-2014.
Since winning The Voice of Switzerland, Remo has released three singles including his latest single, “Out Loud” which came out last September 2022.
Remo is also known to hold a lucky charm which is a stuffed blue rabbit toy that has been with him since birth. He refers to his stuffed toy as “Häsi” and this was given to him by his godparent.
(On the left is an image of Remo with Häsi as a child and on the right is an image of Häsi in the present day; Source: SRF)
He has also lent his vocals to the song “Summer Soul” by Peter Lenzin which was released seven months ago.
As well as the song Sweet Lies by Nehlio which also featured Eastboys alongside him:
Switzerland will compete in the second half of semi-final 1 at Eurovision 2023.
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