Switzerland 2020: Gjon's Tears

Gjon's Tears from Switzerland wins public vote in Bulgaria

The people of Bulgaria spent the past week voting in their favorite Eurovision 2020 entries. "Répondez-Moi" by Gjon's Tears from Switzerland was the most voted in BNT's online poll

Even though the Eurovision 2020 season is officially over and everyone's focusing in Eurovision 2021, only today during BNT's Georgi Lyubenov morning show, the results of the Bulgarian audience were known.

The broadcaster had announced they'd host an online poll to find who would be worthy of the Bulgarian 12 points and that was Gjon's Tears from Switzerland with "Répondez-Moi".

Final Results

  1. Switzerland: Gjon's Tears – Répondez-Moi (12 points)
  2. Germany: Ben Dolic – Violent Thing (10 points)
  3. Armenia: Athena Manoukian – Chains On You (8 points)
  4. Albania: Arilena Ara – Fall From The Sky (7 points)
  5. Russia: Little Big – Uno (6 points)
  6. Azerbaijan: Efendi – Cleopatra (5 points)
  7. Lithuania: The Roop – On Fire (4 points)
  8. Norway: Ulrikke – Attention (3 points)
  9. Greece: Stefania – Supergirl (2 points)
  10. Serbia: Hurricane – Hasta La Vista (1 point)

The vote was 100% based on an online poll hosted in Bulgaria's public broadcaster website.

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About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

authorPedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 30 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest three times live - 2018, 2019 and 2022 - and covered the show twice more (2021, 2023) but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.

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