More info about the Swiss entry that represent this country in Rotterdam. The German-Swiss broadcaster, SRF, has stated to the site douzepoints.ch, that its act will be announced in March, likely early month due the deadline for songs in next edition of contest ends in that month.
With the submission period for entries ended, SRF announced that 515 were the songs received to participate in the internal selection to select the candidate for Rotterdam.
After that a 100-member audience panel and 20 international experts, will rate the songs and artists participants, shortlisting them in various stages. Unlike last years, the artists and composers participants can be from any nationality, with or without Switzerland relationship.
Although SRF didn't unveil how many singers and songs are still in competition, has confirmed the next step: "Right now we are testing which singers fit to which best-ranked songs out of both juries the most. We are not just happy about the number of submissions we got but also about their quality.”
After a sucessfull 4th position in Tel Aviv final, with Luca Hänni and "She Got me", SRF decided repeat a internal election for Rotterdam, after select that artist with this format.