Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1987

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Eurovision Song Contest 1987
Country   Switzerland
National selection
Selection process Concours Eurovision 1987
Selection date(s) 31 January 1987
Selected entrant Carol Rich
Selected song "Moitié, moitié"
Finals performance
Final result 17th, 22 points
Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Switzerland was represented by Carol Rich, with the song Moitié, moitié at the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place 9 May. Rich was the winner of the Swiss national final for the 1987 Contest, held on January 31.

National Final[edit]

Swiss Italian broadcaster RTSI was in charge of broadcasting the selection for the Swiss entry for the 1987 Contest. The national final was held at the studio's of RTSI in Lugano, hosted by Letizia Brunati. Nine songs were submitted for the 1987 national final and the winning song was chosen by 3 regional juries, a press jury, and an expert jury.

Swiss National Final - 31 January 1987
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Rita Nessi & I Team "Dimentica" 13 8
2 Manuela Felice "Die liebe ist eine reise" 26 4
3 Paolo Monte "Questa vita" 17 6
4 Carol Rich "Moitié, moitié" 45 1
5 Marc Dietrich "Nostradamus" 39 2
6 Gianni Maselli "I giorni miei" 12 9
7 Pierre Alain & Atlas "Les pianos de l'Atlantique" 25 5
8 Anetta Philip "Mit musik bin ich niemals allein" 16 7
9 Furbaz "Da cumpignia" 37 3
Jury votes
Song DRS TSR TSI Press Experts Total
Dimentica 2 3 1 1 6 13
Die Liebe ist eine Reise 5 7 7 6 1 26
Questa vita 3 2 5 5 2 17
Moitié moitié 10 10 10 7 8 45
Nostradamus 8 6 8 10 7 39
I giorni miei 1 1 3 2 5 12
Les pianos de l'Atlantique 6 5 6 4 4 25
Mit Musik bin ich niemals allein 4 4 2 3 3 16
Da cumpignia 7 8 4 8 10 37

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the Contest Rich performed last of the evening, following Yugoslavia. At the close of voting Moitié, moitié had picked up 27 points (the highest mark being seven points from the Netherlands) placing Switzerland in 17th position out of 22 entries. The Swiss jury awarded its 12 points to Ireland.

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