Guardando il sole

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Switzerland "Guardando il sole"
Eurovision Song Contest 1968 entry
Country Switzerland
Artist(s) Gianni Mascolo
Language Italian
Composer(s) Aldo D'Addario
Lyricist(s) Sanzio Chiesa
Conductor Mario Robbiani
Finals performance
Final result 13th
Final points 2
Appearance chronology
◄ "Quel cœur vas-tu briser?" (1967)   
"Bonjour, Bonjour" (1969) ►

"Guardando il sole" (English translation: "Looking into the sun") was the Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968, performed in Italian by Gianni Mascolo.

In the song Mascolo says that prays he would like to stay to looking into the sun, prays to see the rainbow. He says that he would like to see his lover and says "I love you" Finally he would like to hold the hand's lover in his hands even he wasn't a star of his lover.

The song was performed sixth on the night (following Luxembourg's Chris Bardo & Sophie Garel "Nous vivrons d'amour" and preceding Monaco's Line & Willy with "À chacun sa chanson"). At the close of voting, it had received 2 points, placing 13th in a field of 17.

It was succeeded as Swiss representative at the 1969 Contest by Paola del Medico with "Bonjour, Bonjour".