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Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991

Eurovision Song Contest 1991
Country   Switzerland
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 23 February 1991
Selected entrant Sandra Simó
Selected song "Canzone per te"
Finals performance
Final result 5th, 118 points
Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1990 1992►

Switzerland competed at the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, held in Rome, Italy.

The Swiss entry was Sandra Simó with the Italian song "Canzone per te" (A song for you), composed by Renato Mascetti.

The Swiss national final to select the entry was held on 23 February 1991, hosted by Lolita Morena.

National final

The Swiss final was held at the Casino du Rivage in Vevey. The winner was decided by the votes of 3 regional juries, a press jury and an expert jury.

Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Marco, Daria and Mattia Zappa "La nave va" 22 5th
2 Christine Nachbauer "Segel im Wind" 13 8th
3 Claude Lander "Laissez-le vivre" 11 9th
4 R.C.O. "Ruhelos" 20 6th
5 Daniela Simons "Come finirà?" 38 2nd
6 Suisse Home "Home Suisse Home" 15 7th
7 Sandra Simó "Canzone per te" 50 1st
8 Chris Lorens "Ein ganzes Leben lang" 34 3rd
9 Carol Rich "Donner la main" 27 4th
Jury Votes
Song DRS TSR TSI Press Experts Total
La nave va 4 7 2 1 8 22
Segel im Wind 2 2 4 3 2 13
Laissez-le vivre 1 3 1 5 1 11
Ruhelos 6 4 5 2 3 20
Come finirà? 8 8 8 7 7 38
Home Suisse Home 3 1 3 4 4 15
Canzone per te 10 10 10 10 10 50
Ein ganzes Leben lang 7 6 7 8 6 34
Donner la main 5 5 6 6 5 27

At Eurovision

Simó performed 5th on the night of the contest, following Greece and preceding Austria. At the close of the voting the song had received 118 points, placing 5th of 22.

External links

  • Swiss National Final 1993

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