Switzerland has a new national selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2014. SRF will present 6 entries on February 1st (Three from German national broadcaster, two from the French one and one from the Italian one). In the final the six artists will present their Eurovision bid plus a cover song.
Submission can be uploaded at srf/ch/Eurovision from September 30 to October 28. Songs should not have been published in any way before September 1st 2013 and should be 2.50 – 3.00 minutes. Language is free and age should be 16 years by May 01, 2014. Lyrics should not include or imply anything political, racist or violent.
Public will have a say in the online preliminary voting with a jury deciding 9 finalists together with the web visitors. These nine acts by SRF / RTR will join the 6 internally chosen by RTS, 3 internally chosen by RSI and will present live their bids to a preliminary jury.
Then 3 from SRF, 2 from RTS and 1 from RSI will proceed to the grand final on February 1st in Kreuzlingen. The decision will be made by 50% televoting and 50% jury voting.