Celebrate (Piero Esteriore & The MusicStars song)
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|Eurovision Song Contest 2004 entry|
Piero Esteriore & The MusicStars
|◄ "Dans le jardin de mon âme" (2002)|
|"Cool Vibes" (2005) ►|
"Celebrate" was the Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, performed in English by Piero Esteriore & The MusicStars. It was the second-ever Swiss entry to be performed in English after "Djambo, Djambo" by Peter, Sue and Marc in 1976.
Due to Switzerland missing the 2003 contest, the country was forced to participate in the semi final of the 2004 contest. here, it performed third in the running order, following Belarus' Aleksandra & Konstantin with "My Galileo" and preceding Latvia's Fomins & Kleins "Dziesma par laimi". During the performance, lead singer Piero accidentally hit himself in the face with the microphone. The song went on to receive no points from the 32 countries voting in the semi-final, coming 22nd and last. This therefore makes "Celebrate" one of the least successful Eurovision entries of all time, and the first song ever to receive zero points in the semifinals era.
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