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Switzerland In The Eurovision Song Contest 1986
Switzerland
Switzerland
was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1986, held in Bergen, Norway. The Swiss national final to select their entry, Concours Eurovision '86, was held on 25 January at the Schweizer Radio DRS Studios in Zürich, and was hosted by singer Paola Del Medico, who had represented Switzerland
Switzerland
in 1969 and 1980. Five juries selected the winner: one jury each from the German, French and Italian cantons of Switzerland, one jury made up of radio, television and newspaper journalists, and one jury composed of "music experts." The winning entry was "Pas pour moi," performed by Daniela Simmons and composed by Atilla Şereftuğ, with lyrics written by Nella Martinetti. French, German and Italian were represented equally in the national final, with three songs in each language
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Romansh Language
Romansh (also spelled Romansch, Rumantsch, or Romanche; Romansh:  rumantsch (help·info), rumàntsch,  romauntsch (help·info) or  romontsch (help·info)) is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss canton of Grisons (Graubünden), where it has official status alongside German and Italian. It is used as the medium of instruction in schools in Romansh-speaking areas. Romansh has also been recognized as a national language of Switzerland
Switzerland
since 1938, and as an official language since 1996, along with German, French and Italian. It is sometimes grouped by linguists with Ladin and Friulian as a Rhaeto-Romance language, though this is disputed. Romansh is a descendant of the spoken Latin
Latin
language of the Roman Empire, which by the 5th century AD replaced the Celtic and Raetic languages previously spoken in the area. Romansh retains a small number of words from these languages
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Paola Del Medico
Paola del Medico
Paola del Medico
Felix (born 5 October 1950) is a Swiss singer. Born in Saint-Gall, she has sung mostly in German and French
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Switzerland
Switzerland
Switzerland
(/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities.[1][2][note 1] The country is situated in Western-Central Europe,[note 4] and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi) (land area 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi))
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Israel
Coordinates: 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35State of Israelמְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)FlagEmblemAnthem: "Hatikvah" (Hebrew for "The Hope")(pre-) 1967 border (Green Line)Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition)[fn 1] 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217Official languagesHebrew ArabicEthnic
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Spain
Coordinates: 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4Kingdom of Spain Reino de España  (Spanish)6 other official names[a][b]Aragonese: Reino d'EspanyaAsturian: Reinu d'EspañaBasque: Espainiako ErresumaCatalan: Regne d'EspanyaGalician: Reino de EspañaOccitan: Reiaume d'EspanhaFlagCoat of armsMotto: "Plus Ultra" (Latin) "Further Beyond"Anthem: "Marcha Real" (Spanish)[2] "Royal March"Location of  Spain  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)Capital and largest city Madrid 40°26′N 3°42′W / 40.433°N 3.700°W / 40.433; -3.700Official language and national language Spanish[c]Co-official languages in certain autonomous communities Catalan Galician Basque OccitanEthnic groups (2015)89.9% Spanish 10.1% othersReligi
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Standard German
Austria Belgium Germany South Tyrol
South Tyrol
(Italy) Liechtenstein Luxembourg SwitzerlandMinority/Cultural/National language in various other countries/dependenciesRegulated byNo official regulation ( German orthography
German orthography
regulated by the Council for German Orthography[2]).Language codesISO 639-3 deuGlottolog stan1295[3] Standard German
Standard German
(German: Standarddeutsch, Hochdeutsch, or Schriftdeutsch) is the standardized variety of the German language used in formal contexts, and for communication between different dialect areas
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Swiss German
Swiss German
Swiss German
(Standard German: Schweizerdeutsch, Alemannic German: Schwyzerdütsch, Schwiizertüütsch, Schwizertitsch,[note 1] and others) is any of the Alemannic dialects spoken in the German-speaking part of Switzerland
Switzerland
and in some Alpine communities in Northern Italy bordering Switzerland. Occasionally, the Alemannic dialects spoken in other countries are grouped together with Swiss German, as well, especially the dialects of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
and Austrian Vorarlberg, which are closely associated to Switzerland's.[citation needed] Linguistically, Swiss German
Swiss German
forms no unity. The linguistic division of Alemannic is rather into Low, High and Highest Alemannic, varieties of all of which are spoken both inside and outside Switzerland
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Nella Martinetti
Nella Martinetti (21 January 1946 – 29 July 2011) was a Swiss singer-songwriter, affectionately nicknamed "Bella Nella". She was born in Brissago, Ticino, Switzerland. In 1986, she became the first winner of the Grand Prix der Volksmusik with the song "Bella Musica", which she had composed herself. In 1987, along with Atilla Şereftuğ, Martinetti approached young singer Celine Dion, asking her to represent Switzerland
Switzerland
in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest.[1] Dion won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Ne partez pas sans moi." She died in Männedorf, Switzerland, aged 65, in 2011, from pancreatic cancer.[2] References[edit]^ IMDb profile ^ "Bella Nella succumbs to cancer". Swissinfo. 30 July 2011
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Atilla Şereftuğ
Atilla Şereftuğ (born 16 November 1950)[1] is a Swiss-Turkish songwriter, born in Istanbul. Career[edit] In 1986, Şereftuğ participated in the Swiss heats of the Eurovision Song Contest as composer of the song "Pas pour moi". The song's co-composer was Nella Martinetti. "Pas pour moi" won the Swiss final and, performed by Daniela Simmons, represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
Eurovision Song Contest
held in Bergen, Norway. It was voted into second place behind the Belgian entry. In 1988, along with Nella Martinetti, he once again qualified for the Swiss Eurovision heat, this time with the song "Ne partez pas sans moi," performed by the Canadian singer Celine Dion
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Zürich
Zürich
Zürich
or Zurich (/ˈzjʊərɪk/ ZEWR-ik) is the largest city in Switzerland
Switzerland
and the capital of the canton of Zürich. It is located in north-central Switzerland[3] at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürich. The municipality has approximately 400,028[4] inhabitants, the urban agglomeration 1.315 million[5] and the Zürich metropolitan area
Zürich metropolitan area
1.83 million.[6] Zürich
Zürich
is a hub for railways, roads, and air traffic. Both Zürich Airport
Zürich Airport
and railway station are the largest and busiest in the country. Permanently settled for over 2000 years, Zürich
Zürich
was founded by the Romans, who, in 15 BC, called it Turicum
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Schweizer Radio DRS
Schweizer (German meaning Swiss) may refer to:Swiss (people) Schweizer Aircraft Corporation, primarily known as a producer of sailplanes and helicopters, owned by Sikorsky Aircraft since 2004 Schweizer-Reneke, a town in the North West Province of South Africa Schweizer is the surname of: Matthias Eduard Schweizer
Matthias Eduard Schweizer
(1818–1860) Chemist, inventor of the Schweizer's reagent Eduard Schweizer (1913–2006), Swiss New Testament scholar Irène Schweizer
Irène Schweizer
(born 1941), Swiss Jazz pianist J. Otto Schweizer
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Norway
Indigenous status:Sami[3]Minority status:[4]Jewish Traveller Forest Finn Romani KvenReligion LutheranDemonym Norwegian (Nordmann)Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy• MonarchHarald V• Prime MinisterErna Solberg• President of the StortingTone W. Trøen• Chief JusticeToril Marie ØieLegislature StortingHistory• State established prior unification872•  Norwegian Empire
Norwegian Empire
(Greatest indep
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Bergen
Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland
Hordaland
on the west coast of Norway. At the end of the first quarter of 2016[update], the municipality's population was 278,121,[1] and the Bergen
Bergen
metropolitan region has about 420,000 inhabitants. Bergen
Bergen
is the second-largest city in Norway. The municipality covers 465 square kilometres (180 sq mi) and is on the peninsula of Bergenshalvøyen. The city centre and northern neighbourhoods are on Byfjorden, 'the city fjord', and the city is surrounded by mountains; Bergen
Bergen
is known as the 'city of seven mountains'. Many of the extra-municipal suburbs are on islands
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Daniela Simmons
Daniela Simmons (sometimes written Daniela Simons) is a singer who represented Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 1986
Eurovision Song Contest 1986
in Bergen with the song Pas pour moi. The song finished second[1] behind Belgium's entry. Simmons had made previous attempts to represent Switzerland. In 1983, she came last in the national selection with Dis moi tout but took second place in 1985 with Repars à zéro. Simmons made one further Eurovision attempt in 1991 but finished second in the national heat with Come finirà?. References[edit]^ "Switzerland 1986 : Daniela Simons, "Pas Pour Moi"". Eurovision Song Contest
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Concours Eurovision
Concours Eurovision
Eurovision
is the Swiss
Swiss
Eurovision
Eurovision
national selection. This has been held on an irregular basis since 1956. During the 1980s, the contest tended to have ten participating songs - three in French, three in German, three in Italian and one in Romansch. A number of Swiss
Swiss
entrants have made multiple appearances in the contest, such as Mariella Farré 1981,83,85, Daniela Simmons in 1983,85, 86 and Arlette Zola in 1982,84 and 85. The legendary Peter, Sue & Marc appeared on six occasions - 1973,74,75,76,79 and 81. Céline Dion
Céline Dion
won the 1988 final by just seven points over her nearest rivals, Furbaz. In 2005 the show was indefinitely cancelled when SRG SSR started to stage internal selection contests
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