🇨🇭 Remo Forrer: “I’ve learned how to dance thanks to Eurovision!”

🇨🇭 Remo Forrer: “I’ve learned how to dance thanks to Eurovision!”

Following his second rehearsal, our Rory got a chance to catch up with Switzerland’s Remo Forrer to discuss his Liverpool experience so far.

Watch our interview with Remo Forrer right here:

During their interview, Rory and Remo talked about how his rehearsals went, as well as his past experience in competitive singing – including The Voice and I Can See Your Voice. They also talk about Remo’s musical childhood, learning how to play the accordion and piano, before going into pop music.

Remo’s Eurovision Journey so far

Remo Forrer was internally selected to represent Switzerland. It was later revealed that Remo would represent Switzerland with the song “Watergun”. Remo Forrer will perform eighth in the first half of the first Eurovision 2023 semi-final on May 9th.

In the run-up to the Contest, Remo took part in a number of pre-parties, including Pre-Party ES in Madrid and Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam.

Last Sunday, Remo performed on the Eurovision stage for his first rehearsal. You can find out more about his first rehearsal, and our thoughts on that here.

Who is Remo Forrer?

Remo Forrer is a 21 year old singer from Hemburg which is in the St Gallen region of Switzerland.

Remo’s career in Switzerland started when he appeared on The Voice in 2019 – where he made it all the way to the final. During his time on The Voice Switzerland he was coached by Noah Veraguth, a famous Swiss singer – whom Remo also duetted with during his time on the show.

Not only does Remo have a good voice, but he has also self taught himself to play many musical instruments such as the flute, accordion and the piano.

Remo’s Eurovision 2023 song “Watergun was written by Argyle Singh, Ashley Hicklin and Mikołaj Trybulec.

Switzerland’s Eurovision journey

Switzerland both hosted and debuted in the inaugural Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. Their first participation was successful, as they won with Lys Assia’s “Refrain”. Since then, they have participated on 62 occasions, making the Grand Final 51 times.

Switzerland’s most recent participation saw them being represented by Marius Bear with his song “Boys Do Cry”, which saw them qualify for the Grand Final for a third consecutive participation. Overall, Switzerland finished 17th, after receiving 78 points from the jury and 0 points from the televoters.

What do you think of our interview with Remo Forrer? Do you think he will qualify for the final this year? Where would you like Switzerland to finish this year? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow “That Eurovision Site” on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok as we cover the rehearsals of Eurovision 2023!

News Source: That Eurovision Site

Photo Credit: Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

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