Cinéma (song)

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Not to be confused with Cinema (Yes song).
Switzerland "Cinéma"
Eurovision Song Contest 1980 entry
Country Switzerland
Artist(s) Paola del Medico
Language French
Composer(s) Peter Reber
Lyricist(s) Peter Reber, Verónique Müller
Conductor Peter Reber
Finals performance
Final result 4th
Final points 104
Appearance chronology
◄ "Trödler und Co" (1979)   
"Io senza te" (1981) ►

"Cinéma" (Cinema) was the Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980, performed in French by Paola del Medico.

The song recollects the childhood of the singer, when she loved the cinema, the lights and the heroes of the cinema (such as Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Charlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, Buster Keaton, Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney).

The song was performed 9th on the night, following Sweden's Tomas Ledin with "Just nu!" and preceding Finland's Vesa-Matti Loiri with "Huilumies". At the close of voting, it had received 104 points, placing 4th in a field of 19.

It was succeeded as Swiss representative at the 1981 Contest by Peter, Sue and Marc with "Io senza te".